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The Olympics come to Spence

The next Olympic Games are going to be in… Spence! Well, not really, but the educators and children at Spence Children’s Cottage have been recently celebrating the Olympics. 

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Spotlight on sustainability at Winyu

At YWCA Canberra, we incorporate sustainable practices and teachings throughout our children’s services.  At the Winyu Early Childhood Service in Gungahlin, the team has incorporated natural and

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children at Conder celebrating Eid

Celebrating Eid at Conder

The children at Conder Early Childhood Service recently observed Eid-al-Fitr, the Muslim celebration at the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. The morning

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Celebrating Holi at Winyu

On 29 April, educators and children at our Winyu Early Childhood Service celebrated Holi Festival. A Hindu festival traditionally celebrated in India and Nepal, Holi is all about new beginnings and

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image of family fun at Burrunju gallery

Family fun at Burrunju gallery

The educators and children in our family day care services recently visited the Burrunju Aboriginal Art Gallery to learn more about Aboriginal culture through viewing artworks, instruments and having hands on experiences. Upon

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Building our Cottage community

Spence Cottage has been an established part of the local community since the 1970s, and our families have strong connections to each other and our service. We feel it’s important that we continue and foster this

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