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.Details
Staff Spotlight – Bridget! Bridget is an Educator at Tillys Bolwarra and is currently in the 3-6 years Echidna room. Bridget has her Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care and has been in the industry for over 19 years. She started her journey at our Bolwarra centre in December 2018 and has been a…Details
Last night Abermain Tillys hosted a transition to school information night via zoom due to COVID-19 restrictions. They reached out to Erin Gibbs from Abermain public school who gave great information on how to help children get ready for school, orientation information and how to make the transition process smooth for next year. A big…Details
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…Details
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.…Details
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…Details
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.
This week at Waratah 1 we are celebrating book week as we are also have our book fair running. This years theme is ‘Curious Creatures, Wild Minds’.
The children and educators at Cardiff Tillys have been very busy with their science experiments today! The Echidna’s took part in the ‘Elephant’s Toothpaste’ experiment. This is where we use a catalyst such as yeast and warm water mixed together to quickly decompose Hydrogen Peroxide which results in an erupting foam! The Koala’s engaged in…Details