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…

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…

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…

Waratah 2 “Too Many Cheeky Dogs”

Waratah 2 “Too Many Cheeky Dogs” Kangaroo Paw friends at Waratah 2 absolutely loved reading Dion Beasley and Johanna Bell’s ‘Cheeky Dogs’ and ‘Too Many Cheeky Dogs’ books today! After Waratah 2 educators Lauren and Tamara attended the Aboriginal Conference 2019, they were both inspired and in awe of Dion’s ability to overcome challenges and…

Waratah 2 Learning about Water

W2 Learning About Water As an extension of recent environmental and conservation explorations around the centre, today at W2 we were fortunate enough to have Eamon of Kangaroo Paw’s mother Kristy of Hunter Water visit us to further explore this interest. Kristy spoke to our friends about the importance of saving water and also showed…

Cardiff Dinosaurs

Cardiff Dinosaurs Yesterday Cardiff Tillys had an exciting visit from Just Dream Productions and their baby dinosaurs! We learnt some amazing facts about dinosaurs and fossils, and even got to do a fossil dig of our own and take home what we found! After meeting the dinosaurs, learning their names and having a pat, we…

Waratah 2 Ocean Day

Waratah 2 Ocean Day As today is Ocean Day, the Kangaroo Paw room at Waratah 2 decided to continue their exploration of pollution and caring for the earth after their interesting World Environment Day discoveries. They did this by using creative art to explore how the ocean’s ecosystem (blue dye) can become disrupted, contaminated and…

Bolwarra Art Room

Bolwarra Art Room Check out the amazing experiences in the Bolwarra Tillys art room at the moment! The children have recently sparked an interest in dinosaurs as they move on from engaging in learning which revolved around ‘the jungle’. 🦖🦕🌿

Abermain Reconcilation Week

Abermain Reconciliation Week Last week Tillys at Abermain had been celebrating Reconciliation Week with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. Aunty Michelle visited the centre and did a traditional smoking ceremony with the children and educators in the rock pit area. The children and educators were painted with ceremonial paint and were told that a…