Week 3 in Kindy – Term 1 2018

Jayde FrostKindy

What a wonderful week we have had in Kindy. We have been continuing to learn and adjust to our new learning environment and routines. On Tuesday we made pancakes for Shrove Tuesday. Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday and is traditionally celebrated by eating Pancakes. Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent and on Wednesday the older … Read More

Welcome to Kindy

Jayde FrostKindy

Welcome to all our Kindergarten families! The children have settled well into Kindy and their new classroom environment. They have been busy playing in all of the exciting learning areas and are getting use to all our Kindy rules and routines. Over the next few weeks we will be practising our routines and focussing on developing a positive learning environment … Read More

Kindergarten Term 4 Week 8

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

The Kindy children started Week 8 with only two weeks left of Kindy have continued their preparations for Christmas. Comet and Crystal (our visiting Elves) returned this week with a special activity for them to do… The Christmas Party Countdown! The Elves left instructions and resources for the children to make a paper link chain to countdown until the last … Read More

Kindergarten Term 4 Week 7

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

In RE this week, the children listened to the next part of the Nativity story, in which the Three Kings brought baby Jesus some special gifts. We talked about the gifts we give and receive at Christmas and looked at the food hampers we are preparing to give to the St Vincent De Paul. The children thought about ways they … Read More

Kindergarten Term 4 Week 6

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

It is hard to  believe that the children have only 4 weeks left of Kindergarten, however the fun has yet to end! This week the children drew pictures of their families and Jesus’ family and compared the difference. They named all the members of their family and talked about how they can pray to Jesus and his family (Mother Mary … Read More

Kindergarten Term 4 Week 5

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

This week in Kindy the children heard the Nativity Story for the very first time. The Nativity Story is the story of Jesus’ birth, the reason we celebrate Christmas. The children listened to how Angel Gabriel appeared to Mother Mary and told her she was going to have a very special baby. After listening to the story the children made … Read More

Kindergarten Term 4 Week 4

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

In RE this week the children continued wondering at all the creepy crawlies that God made. We read The Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and made paper plate butterfly life cycles showing the four stages of the butterfly life cycle: the egg, the pupa, the caterpillar, the chrysalis and the butterfly. Our ‘Around the World’ trip came to an end … Read More

Kindergarten Term 4 Week 3

Lee-Ann PavicicAboriginal News, Kindy

In RE the children have been wondering about all the ‘Creepy Crawlies’ that God made. I wonder how many insects there are in the whole world? I wonder why did He make them so small? I wonder if there were insects in Jesus’ garden where he lived? I wonder if insects are scared of people? We talked about how insects … Read More

Kindergarten Term 4 Week 2

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

The Kindergarten children began Week 2 with a very exciting trip to Scitech. After morning tea on arrival they spent an hour in Discoverland where they explored concepts such as: How energy can come from different sources (Eg. air, pushing & pulling, electricity) Team work Magnetism Light and shadows Following their Discoverland play, the children watched a puppet show called … Read More

Kindergarten- Welcome to Term 4!

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

Welcome to Term 4 – All Around the World! The Kindergarten children have had a fun start to Term 4 in which we will be learning about ‘Around the World’. They have enjoyed the new Dramatic Play area which has been turned into an ‘International Airport’, and the Block Area where they have been trying to replicate building structures from … Read More

Kindergarten- End of Term 3!

Lee-Ann PavicicKindy

Time flies when you are having fun and the Kindy children have now come to the end of a busy and fun filled term! This week the children finished their ‘Australia’ theme by drawing beautiful Australian native flowers. We took a walk around our garden to look at the different flowers and plants that are growing. The children then chose … Read More

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