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2503, 2015

Visiting Yarralinda School

By |March 25th, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today we had the opportunity to connect with a school in our community called Yarralinda. It is a beautiful independent school with small multiage classes. They invited us to visit and take a tour of their facilities and also enjoy a movement, art and PE class. The children were truly excited to get to travel […]

2503, 2015

HatchingChickens at Kinder

By |March 25th, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This fortnight we have had the opportunity to watch baby chicks hatch at kinder inside our incubator. The children have been glued to it waiting and watching for any sign of movement. Finally Wednesday 18th we had one chicken hatch then another 3 . Arriving Thursday to see our 4 chickens imagine the suprise when […]

1603, 2015

Having a go at being a Kinder Artist

By |March 16th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Last week we really enjoyed the book ” The Artist who painted a blue horse” by Eric Carle. We loved that the artisit chose his own colours for his animals. The children today used this book as inspiration for their own paintings and produced some remarkable paintings.

The Gray Court Preschool […]

1603, 2015

Duck, Duck, Goose

By |March 16th, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The children are enjoying organising and playing games at kinder outside. They have had lots of fun negotiating hide n seek and today they initiated a chasing game outside called “Duck, Duck, Goose”.

The child get to go around the circle saying “duck” as they touch each person’s head until they get to the person they want […]

1603, 2015

Vegetable Science; Floating & sinking

By |March 16th, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

As part of our science studies at kinder today: Monday 16th March we used some fruit and vegetables to explore the concept of floating & sinking at group time.

We named each one including sweet potato , zucchini , plums etc and then got to vote whether we thought it would float or sink.

Our orange floated […]

903, 2015

Fruit Tasting

By |March 9th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Preparing &Tasting our Fruit

Today as part of our healthy eating focus we cut up and prepared lots of different fruit ready for tasting.

The children helped to name each of the fruits and then used their fine motor skills to cut up the fruit into pieces ready

The children were excited to make choices about the minimum […]

903, 2015

Planting our veggie garden

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Planting our Veggie Garden

As part of our healthy bodies, healthy lifestyle program at kinder we will continue to discuss which foods are best for our bodies and why.

We will talk lots about fruits and vegetables that are grown above and those that grow below the ground.

We will continue to discuss how foods grown naturally in […]

203, 2015

Making a picture from shapes

By |March 2nd, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The children were asked today to use shapes to make a picture. Many of the children could come up with their own idea and plan for making the thing of their choice while others looked at others for inspiration or sought some support from staff with possible ideas to get them started.

Obviously the children have […]

203, 2015

Challenging ourselves Physically

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Group observation : Thursday 26th Feb 2015

The 4 boys C, N, A and J were playing down near the digging patch. They discussed pushing the table up closer to the large metal scramble net. As it was heavy they got it stuck on the edging and could see that it was wobbly and unsafe. A […]

103, 2015

Colour Mixing & Science

By |March 1st, 2015|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments


Colours and making colours has been an interest and something we are expanding on this fortnight at kinder. The children are loving experimenting with mixing colours to make new colours through using a wide variety of materials such as finger paint, shaving cream with edicol dye, coloured water and dye on top […]