Kindergarten Week 9 Term 3

Lee-Ann PavicicECE Play Ground, Kindy

The Kindy children have been preparing to celebrate our school’s NAIDOC Week. The theme for 2017 is Our Language Matters. We played a game of charades and talked about the ways people can communicate without using their voices. We talked about how the Aboriginals used symbols and storytelling to communicate. The children made paintings using Aboriginal symbols and experimented with … Read More

Kindergarten Term 3 Week 8

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

This week in Religious Education the Kindy children continued caring for the seeds which they planted. We made sure they received enough sun (but not too much!) and enough water. There is still no sign of any seedlings sprouting but hopefully with the beautiful Spring weather it will not be long. They sequenced pictures of the plant life cycle and … Read More

Kindergarten Term 3 Week 7

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

The Kindy children started their very own herb garden this week. We read the story The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle and talked about what seeds need to grow. In the afternoons we ventured outside to the playground and utilised some pots that Mr Clark gave us to plant chives, parsley, mint, chilli and basil. The children filled the pots … Read More

Kindergarten Term 3 Week 6 2017

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

This week the children have been learning more about recycling as a way of caring for God’s world. We watched a cartoon about the recycling process and then talked about the types of things we can recycle (glass, paper/cardboard, plastic and tin). Mr Griffiths found four ‘recycling boxes’ and the children made signs for each box. Mrs Kitchen took some … Read More

Kindergarten Term 3 Week 5

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

In Religious Education the children have been talking about recycling as a way of looking after God’s world. Some of the children said they recycle at home and shared their experiences with the class. The items that seem to be commonly recycled by our Kindy families include paper, plastic and glass. Next week we will be looking at ways we … Read More

Kindergarten Term 3 Week 3

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy, Year 3, Year 3M

The Kindy children have been having lots of fun over the past couple of weeks. In Religious Education the children talked about their favourite thing that God created. They drew a picture and made Thank You prayers to thank God for creating such a beautiful world. The children have also been introduced to two new sound… the ‘a’ sound and … Read More

Kindergarten Term 3 Week 2 2017

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

In Religious Education the children have been making pictures of God’s beautiful world. They created pictures of the land, sea and sky and decorated them using sensory materials from the collage table. At the beginning of the week the children listened to the story ‘Why I Love Australia’ by Bronwyn Bancroft and looked at the illustrations of all the varying … Read More

Kindergarten- Welcome to Term 3 2017!

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

Welcome to Term 3 It has been a fun start to Kindy with the children enjoying themselves in the various new learning areas. On the first day back they were very excited to open the big suitcase full of objects giving them clues about what they will be learning about in Term 3. Inside the suitcase was a stuffed toy … Read More

Kindergarten Term 2 Week 9

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

Religious Education In RE this week the children recalled how God sent Noah a rainbow as a sign of peace, hope and love after the flood. They collaged a giant rainbow to hang in our class. During a special visit from the Belmont Fire Department, some of the children noticed how a rainbow appeared whilst they were spraying water from … Read More

Kindergarten Term 2 Week 8

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

The Kindergarten children have had a super exciting week! In Religious Education we re read the story of Noah’s Ark. The children wondered at how Noah fit all those animals in the ark without it sinking. They made paper boats to try and see how many animals they could fit in it before it sunk to the bottom of our … Read More

Term 2 Week 6 in Kindergarten

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

This week the Kindergarten children have started a new inquiry into Rain and Water. To introduce the topic we read the story ‘When Will It Rain?’. In the story, all the characters were waiting for the glorious rain for varying different reasons. In our Floor Book the children brainstormed all the things they love about the rain and drew pictures … Read More

Kindergarten Term 2 Week 5

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

  This week in Kindergarten the children have been learning about ways we can look after our bodies and keep ourselves healthy. We read a story called ‘A Sick Day for Amos McGee’ by Phillip Stead and talked about how people get sick. In the story Amos, a zoo keeper, caught ‘germs’ from a sick rhino. The children made their … Read More