Petition for the Aboriginal Flag

Petition for the Aboriginal Flag Did you know.. The Australian & NSW state flag flies high on the Sydney Harbour Bridge all year round, yet the Aboriginal flag is only flown for 15 days of the year? During NAIDOC week, the children celebrated & explored many different aspects of the history, culture & achievements of…

Visiting the nursing home – W2

Visiting the nursing home – W2 Today some of our Desert Rose preschoolers from Waratah 2 with their educators Tamara, Brie and Daniel visited Maroba Nursing home to perform some amazing musical items! Our Desert Rose friends begun by reciting their welcome to country and decided to pump up the jams by performing some of…

Abermain Reading Groups

Abermain Reading Groups Last Friday afternoon a group of year 2 students from Abermain public school visited for story time. The children made a story each to share with our children at Tillys Abermain. The connection between our local primary schools assist in the transition to school process and create great links to our community.…

Tillys College of Childcare – Rutherford

Tillys College of Childcare – Rutherford Tillys College of Childcare has began taking enrolments for their mid-year intake at the new training facility located within the Rutherford long day care service. This gives students the opportunity to learn from experienced educators and gain hands on experience while training at the college. For more information on courses…

Fussy Eating

Fussy Eating “Many children are fussy eaters. Fussy eating is normal, but it can be hard to handle. Most of the time fussy eating isn’t about food – it’s often about children wanting to be independent. It’s normal for children to be fussy eaters – that is, to not like the shape, colour or texture of particular…

Waratah 1 Community Connections

Waratah 1 Community Connections At Tillys, having a quality connection and strong relationships within our local community are important aspects of our philosophy as we understand the significance this has for our children and families. Today the children at Waratah 1 had a special visit by Gary from the Waratah-Mayfield Men’s Shed. Gary brought along…

Waratah 2 International Mud Day

Waratah 2 International Mud Day In celebration of International Mud Day, some of our friends at Waratah 2 got stuck into some glorious mud in the name of fun! International Mud Day aims to connect children around the globe through the earth, by playing in the mud! 💦🍂 We could not wait to begin celebrating nature, outdoors…

Unstructured Play is Vital for Kids!

Unstructured Play is Vital for Kids (So Stop Entertaining Them!) “Sergio Pellis, Ph.D., an expert on the neuroscience of play recently noted that play actually changes the structure of the developing brain, strengthening the connections of the neurons (nerve cells) in the prefrontal cortex, the area of the brain considered to be the executive control…

Waratah 2 Reconciliation Week

Waratah 2 Reconciliation Week This week Waratah2 Tillys engaged in meaningful, respectful and inclusive experiences in celebration of Reconciliation Week. Here at Waratah2, our educators believe in bridging the gap every single day and ensuring that each and every culture is not only accepted but valued and celebrated in a variety of ways. Here we…