Embracing Outdoor Rest Times at Fern Bay

Our Sea Shell & Rock Pool friends at Fern Bay have been embracing the outdoors & taking their naps outdoors! Research has shown the benefits of being outdoors, that children have better brain development, bone and muscular development, social and cognitive development, better emotional wellbeing and less illness. Here at Tillys Fern Bay…we believe that…

Indigenous Literacy Week at Fern Bay

Indigenous Literacy Week at Fern Bay The children in the Pelican Room at Fern Bay explored a new interest table called ‘The Colours of Worimi Land’. Miss Mel collected soil and sand samples from our local environment and matched these samples with photos from the locations they were collected from. There were white and yellow…

Super Hero Week at Waratah 1

This week at Waratah 1 we have been celebrating Superhero Week for the Bear Cottage. Bear Cottage is the only children’s hospice in NSW. Established in 2001, Bear Cottage provides support, respite and end-of-life care to children with life-limiting illnesses and their families. Please continue to dress up in your superhero outfits.

Book Week at Fern Bay

As part of our Book week celebrations the Pelican children at Fern Bay focused on the book ‘Where The Wild Things Are’. Miss Mel read the story then handed out some puppets to our friends to help tell the story. We then read the story a second time with our friends acting out the story…

Fern Bay Little Scientists

Fern Bay has been busy with many experiments for National Science Week this week. Yesterday, we explored a variety of slimes. We made elmers slime, fluffy slime, and psyllium husk slime. Through making slime the children are experimenting and exploring with concepts of reactions and changes from liquids to solid, and exploring gravity and flow.…

WE ARE BECOMING SCIENTISTS

Today at Waratah 2 the children engaged in scientific learning and discovery. We explored concepts of force, motion and movement through a fun and engaging balloon experiment. The children were very curious about the experiment that was being set up in the outdoor environment and couldn’t wait to join in the fun. Educator Gina blew…

National Science Week at Greta

Our National Science Week experiments have been in full swing at Greta! The children have explored aspects such as hypothesising, observing, investigating, predicting, analysing and evaluating. The experiments they have conducted so far include; creating storm clouds, exploring ‘germs’, salt paintings, rainbow clouds, lemon fizz and magnetic paintings.