Today at Tillys Abermain the children enjoyed meeting Kiya. Kiya is an Indigenous doll who is features in many Play School episodes. Her name means “hello” in Noongar language. Kiya is from Noongar country, which is in the southern corner of Western Australia. The children enjoyed welcoming her into Tillys by saying there Acknowledgement to…Details
At Tillys Singleton, the children in the Inventors/Preschool room have been engaged in an experience with their educators in learning how to make their own masks. This has stemmed from recent discussions around why people are starting to wear face masks in public areas. The children were able to measure and cut their fabric and…Details
Recently, at Tillys Muswellbrook the educators and children enjoyed participating in Dress Up Week. The children and educators were very enthusiastic in the lead up to Dress Up week discussing what they would be wearing and some children even organised to wear matching costumes on the same day. It was fantastic to see everyone so…Details
Early Learning Matters Week at Abermain Tillys “A child’s participation in an organised early childhood education program assists in the development of their cognitive abilities, and also helps with enhancing social and emotional skills while interacting with their peers. Research strongly supports the benefits of enrolling children for 600 hours in the year before school…Details
For the last few months at Waratah 2 the children have been focusing on a project on Coronavirus and how the germs affect our bodies and our world. They have looked at the germs up close and painted them, had conversations around what they think about Coronavirus, and made some lungs in discussion with how…Details
This week at Tillys Fern Bay, with the recent recommendations that people are being encouraged to wear masks in supermarkets & public spaces, we have been preparing the children here to be comfortable with seeing masks on others. Through stories, short videos & discussions, the children are becoming aware of the reasons behind why mouths…Details
Today, Tuesday 4th August, is National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day. The theme for 2020 is “We are the Elders of Tomorrow, Hear our Voice”. This is a day for everyone to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and traditions and the importance of children in the early years growing strong in…Details
The children and staff at Fern Bay engaged in a creative art experience upon entry today to start off part of their National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Day experiences.