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The team at Smart Tots Childcare Centre are passionate and caring educators. Smart Tots is a home away from home where the nurturing environment inspires a life-long love of learning through play-based activities.

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Following record dry conditions,Farmers in rural Australia are in dire straights. As costs spiral & conditions worsen, even putting food on the table is becoming too hard for some families.
Dress up as a farmer on Friday 17th September and make a donation in whatever way possible to support the farmers.👌

Did you try these Mac and Cheese Bombs? they are so delicious and satisfying…
Its a definite winner with children and the whole family. I tried this with a home made version of Mac and Cheese and it was still amazing. Give it a try and let us know how it goes…

1 box/packet macaroni and cheese, plus ingredients called for on box/packet.
1 1/2 c. Shredded Tasty cheese(Bega or Cheer)
1 1/2 c. shredded Cheddar
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
2 c. all-purpose flour
kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 tbsp. milk
2 c. bread crumbs
Finely chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
Vegetable oil, for frying

Prepare macaroni and cheese according to package instructions. While the macaroni and cheese is still hot, stir in cheddar, Tasty cheese and cayenne until the cheese is completely melted. Transfer mac and cheese to a large bowl, then cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm, about 3 hours.
Set up a dredging station: In a small shallow bowl, season flour with salt and pepper. In a second shallow bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Place bread crumbs in a third bowl.
Using a small cookie scoop, scoop small balls of mac and cheese. Toss each ball in seasoned flour, dunk in the egg mixture to coat, then dredge in bread crumbs. Refrigerate until ready to fry.
In a large heavy pot, heat about 1" vegetable oil over medium heat. Meanwhile, place a wire rack inside of a large baking sheet. When the oil is very hot and shimmering (and about 180 degrees celcius), add four to five mac and cheese balls. Cook until very golden all over, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer the fried bombs to a wire rack and sprinkle them with salt. Repeat with remaining mac and cheese bombs.
Transfer bombs to a serving dish and garnish with parsley. Serve warm.

Smart Tots Childcare and the families at our centre have embarked on our own recipe book project that we are super excited about.

Look out for our recipe book, being published by the end of November 2021.…
#recipes #foodforchildren #yummy #lovefood #macandcheese
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This is the one of many projects we are embarking on with Redlands Community Centre. Redland Community Centre ,we are more than happy to help our community...       🥰🥰🥰
#ReachOut #community #communitysupport #communityserviceImage attachment
In honour of white balloon day we had a hallway full of white balloons. Can you count the number of balloons in the picture?post your answer in the comments below...

#protectkids #Bravehearts #ChallengeAccepted #takethechallenge #itsokaynottobeokay #ReachOut #itsgoodtotalk #whiteballoonday #breakthesilence
Bravehearts’ White Balloon Day is an annual day to raise awareness about the crime of child sexual assault and speak up for survivors.
Wear white today for child protection.😍
#takethechallenge #whiteballoonday #protectkids #bravehearts #breakthesilence. #challengeaccepted
🤩 A HUGE thank-you to Lea and her team at Smart Tots Childcare, and the team at Mary St Perfect Start for their generous donations. 🤩

20 BOXES OF NAPPIES + lots of BABY WIPES. These were put to great use today and yesterday at our National Child Protection Week events, with around half of the stock being provided to families within the community already. 🥰 🥳

ADDITIONALLY, these ladies & their teams are currently doing a donation drive for us, and are super interested in assisting in any way they can with our upcoming projects. HOW AMAZING!Image attachment
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