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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Speaking Up About Speech Pathology

Speech pathology is the study of evaluating and treating communication and swallowing disorders. The study of speech has many uses and is very important in understanding the construction of language and how different people learn to communicate in different ways. Speech Pathology Australia, or simply the SPA, are leading researchers in the area and have created awards for […]

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Baala Banjo visits Thuringowa Central

At Thuringowa Central World of Learning we had a special visitor come to the centre to visit all of the children. Nii from Baala Banjo, an African Musician who tours around Australia, came and introduced his cultures music to the very excited children. All the children and their families were invited along to come and […]

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Craft Corner – Boomerang

Boomerangs have been used for centuries by indigenous people predominantly for hunting but also more recently for sport and entertainment. Creating a cardboard boomerang is a fun way to keep children active, allow them to use their creativity, fine motor skills and teach them about Aboriginal culture. For a fun afternoon activity, follow the below […]

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Cooking with Kids – Pizza Smile’s

Ingredients 3 Light wholemeal English muffins ½ cup pizza sauce ½ cup pizza grated cheese ¼ green capsicum ¼ yellow capsicum ¼ red capsicum 7 pitted black olives Instructions Preheat oven to 190 c. Spray a baking tray with cooking spray. Slice the wholemeal English muffins length wise and place face up on the baking […]

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Culturally Competent Children

Australia has one of the most diverse multicultural landscapes in the world with the 2011 Census revealing that almost one quarter of the Australian population were born overseas. As young and diverse as our country is, we are also home to the longest living culture in the world. For more than 80,000 years Aboriginal culture […]

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