Waratah 2 Gardening

The preschool children at Waratah 2 enjoyed some gardening yesterday. 🍃 The passion fruit vine has started to grow it’s fruit and the children were excited to find some! They were able to use their safety scissors to cut a couple of the fruits from the vine to take inside and talk about them amongst their friends.…

Abermain Environment Experience

Throughout the week, the children learnt how to be sustainable and what they can do at home to reuse, reduce and recycle through stories, discussions and activities. We planted beans in our vegetable garden and patiently watched them as the started to grow. We then composted and fixed up our worm farm, and placed our…

Waratah 2 for Ronald McDonald House

Over the past month Waratah 2 participated in Cadbury Chocolate Easter Egg fundraiser. The educators and families helped successfully sell all of their chocolates and in return raised $1600.00. In memory and honour of Anne Bourke; Waratah 2’s Cook, they donated the money to Ronald McDonald House Charities which was chosen in collaboration with Anne’s…

Cardiff Buddy Bench

Cardiff Tillys were extremely lucky to receive this beautiful donation of a Buddy Bench from the Cardiff Men’s Shed. The idea behind it is when a child is feeling a little sad or lonely they can sit on it which then will prompt educators to go over and check in.💖 A big thank you to…

🌻 Staff Spotlight – Gabrielle 🌻

🌻 Staff Spotlight – Gabrielle 🌻 Gabbie began her studies in Early Childhood Education and Care with Tillys College of Childcare before successfully gaining a position in the preschool room at our Waratah 2 centre. Gabbie has since transferred to our Singleton centre. Gabbie was raised in Singleton and still resides there. She loved her role at…

Importance of Play

Importance of Play – Raising Children Network Children learn and develop by playing. Play helps children build confidence, learn about the world around them and learn how to interact with others. Play is central to your child’s learning and development. When your child plays, it gives her lots of different ways and times to learn.…

Covid-19 Updated Practices

Covid-19 Updated Practices We would like to further inform you of the current actions we are continuing to take at Tillys Play and Development Centres in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19). In order to reduce the chances of undetected cases of COVID-19 spreading throughout the centre and community, we are taking the following actions: – All…

Staff Spotlight – Margo

Staff Spotlight – Margo 🌻Staff Spotlight🌻 Margo! Margo has been a valued member of the Tillys team for over 10 years. She started her journey at Tillys Largs in a beautiful country town centre, working part-time and enjoying simple times when the children would enjoy walking across the road to feed the cows together. Margo…