Reg and the Kids

The Gallery @ Big Fat Smile is excited to be exhibiting a collection of works by the king of quirk, Reg Mombassa and the kids he inspired. “I was delighted to hear that Big Fat Smile is having a show inspired by my work. As a child and teenager I was...

Corrimal CPS Celebrates Three Decades

Celebrating 30 years with three generations of Corrimal Community Preschool-goers in attendance On Tuesday 18 October, families past and present gathered to celebrate 30 years of operation for the Corrimal Community Preschool. For three decades, the pr...

Creative grownups inspire creative kids

Remember the joy of squishing paint between your fingers, and applying it to paper with wild abandon? Or plunging your hands into a ball of clay to fashion some fantastic creature? As young children our creative capacities come naturally to us, uninhib...

A community comes together to help Wollongong’s Homeless Hub

  The children at Helensburgh Community Preschool have been learning about the home and families, and how people come together to form communities. They’ve also been learning about how people in communities can help each other. They spoke to a f...

“Cut a Silver Path”. One Poet. Five Photographers.

A new art exhibition in Wollongong promotes the idea that words can be just a powerful as pictures. ‘Cut A Silver Path’ is a new photography exhibition – on from May 5th until June 8th at The Gallery @ Big Fat Smile. Conceived by Big Fat Smile...

A Day in the Life of a 7 Year Old in China

Have you ever wondered how different your child’s daily routine is to children in other parts of the world? It is easy to get so immersed in our own ways that we sometimes assume everyone does it the same. It is a big wide world out there and to get an ...