Preschoolers cook for community shelters

5 March 2019

Southern Courier

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“THEY might not be able to speak in full sentences yet, but Randwick preschoolers are already helping the community with a new food outreach program.

The children at Paisley Park Early Learning Centre Randwick are cooking meals that are individually packed for local women’s and children’s shelters as part of the Cooking for our Community project.”

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Healthy Habits

27 February 2019

WIN News Wide Bay

Healthy Habits WIN News

“A quarter of Queensland kids are overweight, and the Wide Bay is one of the worst regions in the state, for unhealthy habits.

But childcare centres are working to tackle the issue at an early age, teaching the next generation new ways to enjoy healthy foods.”

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Childhood Obesity on the Menu for Celebrity Chef

9 February 2019

Daily Telegraph, Sydney

“Celebrity TV chef Miguel Maestre is dedicated to helping solve the obesity epidemic among Australian Children.

The Living Room host is working with a child care group to help educate children and their parents on healthy diets.”

Celebrity chef Miguel Maestre launches plan to tackle Australia’s childhood obesity epidemic and encourages parents to take note

9 February 2019

Daily Mail

“He’s the celebrity chef known for starring on Channel Ten’s The Living Room.

And now Miguel Maestre, 38, has revealed he wants to combine his passion for food with a mission to help solve Australia’s child obesity epidemic.”

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Meeting Miguel Maestre

12 January 2019

Exploramum and Explorason

“We started 2019 with an exciting event, as we were meeting Miguel Maestre. He is a famous Spanish chef and TV celebrity from a number of Australian television shows including The Living Room and Dancing With The Stars.

Today (12th January 2019) is the official opening of Paisley Park Early Learning Centre. Located at Hallett Cove (a southern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia) meeting Miguel Maestre is something that many of the locals are excited about too.”

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Early learning centre and top chef combat childhood obesity

3 Nov 2018

The Dad Website

Miguel Maestre cooking with Paisley Park Randwick Children

Obesity in young children within Australia is a rising concern, with the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reporting that as many as one in four children will be overweight or obese by the age of five. The upshot of this is that overweight or obese children are more likely to develop chronic disease at an older age, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

Paisley Park Early Learning Centre, together with chef and host of The Living Room, Miguel Maestre, are tackling the issue through their 20 centres across Australia that practice innovative techniques to teach healthy eating habits and encouraging positive relationships with food from a preschool age.

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Single Mum Advice from Early Childhood Educator Kat Wieczorek-Ghisso

1 Nov 2018

Single Mother Survival Guide

In this episode, Kat shares her advice for single mums from the perspective of an early learning Educator, and also as a fellow single mum. Julia and Kat also chat about cooking with kids, managing the juggle, parenting consistencies, mum guilt, and so much more.

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Temperatures a Rising

26 Oct 2018

Fraser Coast Chronicle

“Keeping cool in Maryborough’s scorching temperatures won’t be difficult for the pupils at Paisley Park Early Learning Centre Tinana with the misting sprinkler system.”

How to prepare children for school

25 Oct 2018

Out and About With Kids

Kat Wieczorek-Ghisso, Co-founder of Paisley Park Early Learning Centres, tells Out and About With Kids how you can prepare your children for school.

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Childcare Meals: what is really going on in the kitchen

Oct 2018

My Child Magazine

This article from Paisley Park Co-Founder Kat Wieczorek-Ghisso looked at how provision of a variety of nutritious foods and involving children in growing food and meal preparation, can contribute to growing independence and better health outcomes for children.

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