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3108, 2015

Mail Box Visit

By |August 31st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

To invite our dads to kinder we set about writing a letter to dad. The children each had a clipboard and using our whiteboard we carefully wrote the words Dear dad and our own names. The children were not sure at first how these letters were going to get to dad so we discussed how […]

3108, 2015

Sandpit Volcanos

By |August 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

 

 

After enjoying making our own mini volcanoes inside we decided to work together to make a giant outside volcano. We explained that there were dormant and active volcanoes around the world. The children built the giant sandcastle then waited eagerly to add food colouring and vinegar to the bicarb soda to watch it erupt. The children […]

3108, 2015

Dads or special male visitor night at kinder

By |August 31st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

On Tuesday 25th August the children got the chance to come to kinder with thier dad at night time for a special night of wild exposure. One child brought along their Pa instead as dad was working away. We got to see and touch variuos animals including reptiles such as a crocodiel and snakes, lizards […]

1307, 2015

Slime

By |July 13th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Slime glorious slime. We made slime this week using liquid starch, glue and glitter. It felt amazing and the children could pull, stretch and squish it. Sensory experiences are vital for young children and allow them to explore textures and start to learn about liquids , solids and everything in between. It also encourages language […]

1307, 2015

Outer Space

By |July 13th, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lots of curiosity about outer space has come about with some of the children observing the moon was out and visible during the day. Also some astronaut play happening so we set up our rocket and accessories with the addition of Will’s beautiful planet mobile and books from home for us to explore and discuss, […]

1307, 2015

Rock formation & names

By |July 13th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

A had sparked our curiosity about rocks with his show n tell earlier and our interest in volcanos so Hannah our student teacher set about to do some science with the children to demonstrate how rocks are formed. She used grated crayon and pastel / different colours and explained that intense pressure and sometimes pressure […]

106, 2015

Glitz Gym Visit

By |June 1st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

This term our Red groups program has been closely focused on the children’s gross motor skills. Many of our children are demonstrating a real interest and skills in more difficult physical equipment such as the roman rings, rope ladder, monkey bars and firemen’s pole. On Monday 25th May 2015 we were lucky enough to go to a session […]

106, 2015

Bathing Baby Adam

By |June 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today Thursday 28th May 2015 we were very fortunate to watch Aiden’s baby brother Adam have a bath at kinder. The children excitedly helped to set the bath , towels and face washer with me and reminded me that the water had to be not too hot and not too cold but just right. Nart […]

3105, 2015

Mad about music

By |May 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our Red group have been making music any way they can using their body percussions. Some interesting band names came up in play like Motley crew and Roaring Rah Rahs . The staff addded some instruments to the play and introduced some music to the program play and group time […]

1504, 2015

Going on a Autumn Walk

By |April 15th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Today we ventured outside our kinder to explore our local community by walking around the block. We have been discussing as a group changes in our environment and noticed that some trees loose their leaves ( Deciduous) and some don’t ( Evergreens)The children knew this meant it was Autumn time and that after Autumn came […]