The Tools of the Trade

The Tools of the Trade  Toddlers and DIY aren’t words you’d likely find in the same sentence. Surprisingly, the two can go together to create some amazing learning opportunities that can do wonders for a child’s mental and motor skill development. Interestingly, there is a wealth of knowledge and success stories on parenting blogs and thought […]

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Sultans of Swing

Swing When You’re Winning! Here at Chancellor Park World of Learning, the children are absolutely loving our latest and greatest resource in the yard, not one but two new swings! We have utilised the fixtures from the sandpit fort to hang the swings securely. There has been lots of excitement as the children use the […]

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The Circle of Life – A Chicken’s Tail

Hatching an Egg-Citing Story! On Monday morning, the children arrived at the centre to find a very special surprise waiting for them. Every year, around this time, Henny Penny Hatchling visit us, bringing newly hatched chickens and fertile eggs in an incubator. The children (and educators) delight in being a part of this incredibly exciting […]

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Let It Go – Elsa’s Frozen Castle!

Do You Wanna Build a Snowman? Over the past few weeks the children have been very interested in the movie Frozen. They have listened to the soundtrack many times and talked about all the characters, they participated in making Elsa’s frozen hands from plastic gloves, glitter and water and even froze them! In recent discussions, the […]

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Ahoy Me Hearties!

Adventure Ahead, Anchors Aweigh! July 14 – 18 The Chicos children have been interested in all things pirates this week. After a recent visit to the Pickaninny room when they were learning about pirates, the children came back full of curiosity and interested in pirates themselves. It all started by two children building pirate ships […]

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The Accidental Classroom

Spontaneous learning opportunities can come from anything from the simplest of daily chores to large community events. For a child, the world is a magical place full of new and exciting experiences, even if it’s just discovering where rain comes from! Spontaneous learning opportunities are easy to recognise if you know what you are looking […]

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Craft Corner – Milky Experiments

World of Learning Kingsgrove got up to some exciting scientific experiments which made us all think a little differently about what we know of milk! Experiment Procedure 1. Pour enough milk in the dinner plate to completely cover the bottom to the depth of about 1/4 inch. Allow the milk to settle. 2. Add one […]

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