Growing Green Children

As the world grows older and the population increases it is essential that communities pull together to recognise the importance of sustainability and are proactive in combatting climate change. The environment that a child grows up in heavily impacts their attitude, beliefs and outlook for the rest of their life not to mention the effect […]

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Craft Corner – Give the World a Hand

To celebrate World Environment Day and aid your child in identifying as a member of the worldwide community, help your child to complete this great piece of craft! By painting the globe you are helping your child to identify the world around them and the hand shaped tree will give them a sense of belonging […]

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Overcoming fears

For a child, the world is a large, mysterious place filled with many new, exciting and confronting things. Occasionally these things can become overwhelming and cause anxiety or fear for the child. When situations like this occur it is important to be understanding and work through the fear with the child. An example of this […]

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Waterford West Community Open Day

Our Waterford West World of Learning is holding a FREE Community Open Day on Saturday 10th May from 10am to 1pm. This is a great opportunity to come along to the centre to meet the educators and have a tour of the wonderful facilities on offer. Of course it is also a family event so […]

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Sustainability and Embedded Practice

Recently one of our Centre Managers, Joanne Cosentini, wrote a piece sharing some very practical examples of sustainable practice for Yorganop Newsletter in Western Australia. See below: An effective sustainability program can only be achieved through whole-community participation. Our aim at Gold Creek is to embed sustainability into everyday practice by linking our practices to reflect those […]

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Tree Stump turned Volcano

The Clontarf World of Learning Pre-kindy class has been looking at different letters of the alphabet each fortnight. Last week was the letter D and some of the children were very interested in Dinosaurs with one child relating Dinosaurs with Volcanoes. During outdoor play he identified the tree stump as looking like a volcano.  To incorporate the […]

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Fairy Garden

What a productive few days we have had at Tinana World of Learning. The Children, along with Theresa and Sarah, have created a beautiful Fairy Garden! While helping Sarah to clean up the room on Thursday last week, the children came across 3 small pots used for growing herbs. The children asked Sarah what it […]

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Learning from Outdoor Play

At World of Learning Chancellor Park the Chico’s Room has been investigating our outdoor areas. Activities like this are excellent to achieve several different learning outcomes. In particular, all of the children were very interested in exploring, investigating and learning about all of the plants growing in the garden bed. Everybody gathered around to look […]

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Learning about Snakes!

As a follow-up experience for our current interest in snakes, local wildlife experts from the Maryborough TESS Wildlife Sanctuary came to Maryborough World of Learning to share their knowledge and introduce us to some of their special animal friends! Before the volunteers arrived, our curious Pre-Prep’s developed a long list of questions they wanted to […]

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