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The children and Educators in the junior kindy room have been busy getting ready for our new rooms next week. Lots of cleaning , sorting and spending some transition times in the new rooms. Everyone is just about ready for this exciting change.
Today one of the children wanted to make ice cream sundaes so we decided to make some play dough. Pink food colouring was selected and ingredients brought in for the children to mix. All took turns mixing and making. After, small pots were used and the children made their ice cream sundaes.
To extend on this interest we could get real ice cream or sorbet and make some real sundaes that we can eat! … See MoreSee Less
Well…. I might just have to go the donut next time. Will definitely taste better
INTERNATIONAL SUGAR AWARENESS WEEK
This week is National Sugar Awareness Week and it’s a good opportunity to remind ourselves of the different types of sugar and the types of food and drink that can contain large quantities of added sugar.
The term ‘free sugars’ is commonly used to describe sugars that are added to food and drink, as well as sugar that is found naturally in honey, fruit juice and fruit juice concentrates. Whereas naturally occurring sugars are as they suggest, found naturally in items such as milk, vegetables and fruit and we don’t need to cut down on these types of foods, due to the other beneficial nutrients they provide such as vitamins and minerals.
Food and drink such as cakes, sweets and fizzy drinks are often high in added sugar and their frequent consumption is linked with an increased risk in tooth decay and they typically offer little other nutrients. … See MoreSee Less