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Exploring under the Sea at Tillys Play and Development Centre at Abermain

The children at Tillys Abermain have been exploring and learning about all creatures under the sea. To follow the children’s interest our educator Vanessa created an under the sea world in our home corner with the children more....

Early Learning Languages Australia at Tillys Play and Development Centre Waratah 1

Late last year Tillys Waratah 1 applied to participate in the ELLA (Early Learning Languages Australia) preschool program funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training. There were 7 languages to choose from:more....

Supporting Our Local Community at Tillys Play and Development Centre Waratah 2

Tillys Waratah 2 have been reaching out and giving back to our community. The children, families and teachers in our Kangaroo Paw room have been collecting donations for the Newcastle Night Angels Homeless Shelter.more....

Emergency Services at Tillys Play and development centre Muswellbrook

In February we were seeing a lot of fires happening around the area. The educators observed the conversations the children were having about the fire and emergencies services. more....

Gymbaroo

We are extremely excited to announce a program that we will be introducing into all of our centres in 2017 that will be at no cost to your family. more....

Loose Parts at Tillys Play and Development Centre Greta

Greta Tillys is passionate about Loose Parts Play - providing children with open ended materials that they can play with in any way they like. more....

Fun in the water at Tillys Play and Development Centre Waratah 2

James fixed the water pump today and the Bottle Brush children couldn't be happier! more....

Mama Africa at Tillys Play and Development Centre Muswellbrook

What a wonderful cultural experience the children from Tillys Muswellbrook had when Carlos from Mama Africa Cultural Drumming came to visit. more....

Our veggies are growing at Tillys Play and Development Centre Muswellbrook

Look how well our vegetable garden is growing! In July, with a little help and advice from Muswellbrook council, we replanted our vegetable garden for National Tree day. more....

Enjoying the Rain at Tillys Play and Development Centre Bolwarra

One rainy day we decided to take full advantage of the wet weather which had created large puddles of water and a stream throughout our creek bed in our preschool yard more....

National Plant a Tree Day at Tillys Play and Development Centre Muswellbrook

After seeking advice from Muswellbrook Council as to what vegetable plants we should plant, we spent the day re-planting our veggie garden. We planted some yummy carrots, beetroot, silver beet, lettuce and parsley, as well as a daisy and violet plant.more...

S.T.E.M at Tillys Play and Development Centre Waratah 1

Have you heard of S.T.E.M? Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. It's the new terminology going around early childhood. At Waratah 1 we have incorporated S.T.E.M into our daily program. more...