Greta Reconciliation Week

The children at Greta Tillys have recently been involved in a variety of learning experiences based around Reconciliation Week and National Sorry Day. As well as completing our Acknowledgement of Country the children have also been learning to appreciate the Indigenous culture such as a different way of living and being a part of the…

Fern Bay Reconciliation Week

Last week at a Tillys Fern Bay the children and educators have spent lots of time together engaging in our Reconciliation Week activities. Our Educators researched meaningful ways to involve the children in celebrating and recognising the significance of Reconciliation Week. Our Nursery rooms chose to engage the children creatively and work together to create…

National Sorry Day

Today is a day for our nation to acknowledge the historical mistreatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and to express our regret for the hurt that has been inflicted. It is a day to reflect how far we have come as a nation, as well as how much further we can go down…

Transition to School Program at Cardiff

As we progress further along in to the year, many of our centres have begun their Transition to School program for children who will be moving on to primary school next year. 🎓 Aspects of the Transition to School program which prepare children for primary school include social skills, positive relationships, self-regulation, positive attitudes and dispositions…

Staff Spotlight – Kellea

🌻STAFF SPOTLIGHT🌻 Kellea! Kellea began her journey with Tillys in 2019 when she came to Waratah 1 to be our centre cook. Kellea immediately immersed herself into the Tillys culture building relationships with both children and staff. Kellea greets each day here with a smile and has been an amazing support to staff. Kellea takes…

Community Care at Waratah 2

Even through these hard times Waratah 2 likes to keep connected to their local communities. Last week Novacare reached out to Waratah 2 inviting the children to share pictures or paintings which they could send to some of the elderly residents who are unable to have their families visit them due to restrictions of isolation.…

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…