Today at Waratah 2 we made our water play in the sunshine even more fun by adding some corn flour to make goop. The children loved mixing the water and cornflour with their hands and feet to make it change texture. At the end of this wonderful messy play experience we ran under the hose…Details
On Monday at Waratah 1, the children in the butterfly room had a fun time exploring with Educator Loris. Loris mixed food colouring and water in an ice block tray and popped it in the freezer. Once it was frozen, she bought the ice cubes outdoor to do some painting. The children enjoyed the cold…Details
At our Waratah 2 centre, they have continuing on their journey on embedding the Aboriginal pedagogy framework into everyday curriculum play spaces. This has been a wonderful journey on educators and children learning together. During NAIDOC the educators have been participating in daily professional training that they are implementing into their daily practices. We aim…Details
To celebrate NAIDOC week the children at Tillys Cardiff have worked together to create a mural of the Awabakal totem. “Birabahn,” is the traditional name of the totem. The eagle-hawk has special significance for the Awabakal people. Kon, their “celestial entity”, looks like an Aboriginal man, but in flight resembles an eagle-hawk. Once the mural…Details
The children in the Rosella room at Waratah 2 took part in a live Zoom incursion; Dinosaurs and Fossils for early learners. This was implemented as dinosaurs have been a strong interest amongst the children within the room.
Creating clay artworks inspired by the Dreamtime story ‘The Echidna and the shade tree’ and other native animals
Today at Tillys Waratah 2, our children and Educators came together, meeting in our front yard to participate in Remembrance Day. Some of the children from each age group were given the opportunity to position the three flags we display each day at half mast. At 11am we had a minute silence while we listened…Details