Flynn Ogilvie Visits Port Kembla Community Preschool

Flynn Ogilvie from the Commonwealth Games Australian hockey team, the Kookaburras visited the children at the Big Fat Smile Port Kembla Community Preschool. In April, following the Kookaburras Commonwealth Games win, Flynn visited the centre to show th...

Bundanoon District Community Preschool Building Opens

Big Fat Smile Bundanoon District Community Preschool expanded with a new building in time for the first school term in 2018. The new premises is an extension on the existing centre, allowing four and five year old children to participate in a compr...

The New Millennials – Opening night 20th April

Five young artists met for the first time on the opening night of their own collaborative art exhibition. Emerging artists, Harriet Adams, Liam Wilson, Naia Webb, Olivia Pannell and Solomon Karmel-Shann showcased their work as a group last week at The ...

Reconnecting with art

Children and staff from Little Village Community Preschool, explored the use of clay at the Miller Artspace studio earlier this year. Jill Talbot, our Artist in Residence, noticed how quickly one educator, Nazneen created a tiny sculpture and encouraged h...

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...