Monthly Archives: April 2015

Learning about ANZAC Day at Victoria Point

At Victoria Point Early Learning Service, we recognised ANZAC Day and the Centenary of the Landing at Gallipoli with a centre project, creating our own Poppy wall. Throughout the centre each room had their own letters to create with spelling out ‘Lest we forget, Remembering 100 Years.’ Every child had the opportunity to create their […]

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Children’s Minestrone Recipe

As the last wisps of summer are carried away on an autumnal breeze, it’s time to rug up and get ready for Australia’s winter months. Before we face the full brunt of bitingly cold mornings and crisp afternoons however, we’ll be eased into the cooler side of things with our friend Autumn. Colder months also […]

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Craft Corner – My name is…

As the days are getting colder it’s always great to have a few ideas up your sleeve of fun art projects for your children. This activity will help your child to both learn their name and gain a sense of identity whilst incorporating their creative mind and allowing them to decide for themselves how they […]

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Mum’s The Word

This month we’re celebrating Mother’s Day, education week and family’s week.  Traditionally, we look at Mother’s Day to celebrate our own mother or mother-figure directly, but this day of recognition is more than that. So, this month we wanted to look beyond the traditional thinking of mothers and wanted to look at other mother figures […]

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Sustainable Play at St Albans Sweet Sounds

Here at St Albans Sweet Sounds Early Learning Centre we have created some amazing Sustainable play spaces in the Toddler Yard. We have been working towards creating more garden beds and vegetable patches by utilizing recycled materials. The children have been very involved in this process, assisting their educators to move soil around the yards […]

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