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Meal Times at Sustainable Play Preschool
Recently at Sustainable Play Preschool, we had the opportunity to learn from Valerie Gent from ‘Let’s Eat! Feeding Therapy’ and...
Why do we include soy in our plant-based menu?
When we first released our menu in January 2021, questions arose around the topic of soy. Isn't soy suspicious? Doesn't...
Best Edible Australian Native Plants for the School Garden (Part 1)
All around the world, school gardens dedicate growing areas for native plants.  The Australian Native Plants Society defines "native plant"...
Lunch at Sustainable Play Preschool: Creamy cauliflower pasta shells with broccoli, peas and baked tofu nuggets
Why plant-based? Launching our sustainable Autumn + Winter menu

Yes, you read that right.  Our pre-school menu is 100% plant-based, entirely free of animal products, and most importantly highly…

Sustainable Play Workshops
Join us for Sustainable Play Workshops this March!Meet members of our amazing staff for engaging workshops on cooking, gardening, sensory...
8 Preschool Garden Themes with Activities
It's a beautiful experience teaching preschoolers in the garden and watching them connect with nature. However, the playful, exploratory nature...
Outdoor Play
Chaos or meaningful learning through Unstructured Play?

What does unstructured play mean? Some may interpret unstructured play as disorderly, unorganised, unregulated, without formal organisation or structure. At…

Top 15 Plants to Grow in the School Garden
Every growing space in the school garden contains precious soil, plants, and opportunities for learning. Often our dreams of bountiful...
A very merry planet friendly plant-based Christmas BBQ
A very merry planet friendly plant-based Christmas BBQ!

The silly season is upon us. This means hot days, the beach or the pool (or both),  time with family…

A Sustainable Construction

We are getting close to the finish line!  In our last construction blog post we outlined our approach to a…