Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders "who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations" and "the contribution and suffering of all those who have served". Observed on 25 April each year, Anzac Day was originally devised to… Continue reading Anzac Day
What is StEPS? The StEPS program is an initiative of NSW Health and offers all 4 years old children free vision screening. NSW Health advises all children to have their vision screened before they start school and strongly recommends that all four year old children participate in the vision screening program.
Mother's Day is a celebration honouring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March or May. It complements similar celebrations honouring family members, such as Fathers… Continue reading Mothers Day
National Families Week coincides with the United Nations International Day of Families on 15 May. This day is observed by the United Nations to mark the importance that the international community places on families as the most fundamental units of society, as well as to show concern about their situation in many parts of the… Continue reading National Families Week
National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously in libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family homes, bookshops and many other places around the country. Now in its 21st successful year, it… Continue reading National Simultaneous Story time
Healthy Harold Visits our Sunflowers Benefits include Linked to the Early Years Learning Framework Building foundations for lifelong learning and development Empowers positive decision making Active participation in learning experiences Enhanced attitudes towards health Age appropriate activities about the importance of a balanced lifestyle Promotes and fosters deep thinking, self-regulation and responsibility
NATIONAL RECONCILIATION WEEK 2021 MORE THAN A WORD. RECONCILIATION TAKES ACTION Reconciliation Australia’s theme for 2021,More than a word. Reconciliation takes action, urges the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action. Reconciliation is a journey for all Australians – as individuals, families, communities, organisations and importantly as a nation. At the heart of this… Continue reading National Reconciliation Week
Dreamtime Explorers Incursion 1 Educating children in Aboriginal play session – Didgeridoo, Clapping sticks , Artifices and story time Dreamtime Explorers Incursion 2 Educating children on Aboriginal Art and expressing their culture/ Mob in Art. Creating an art piece for our centre Rainbow Minto - 21st and 23rd June Rainbow Joste-Lin - 22nd and 24th… Continue reading Dreamtime Explorers Incursion
The NAIDOC 2021 theme – Heal Country! – calls for all of us to continue to seek greater protections for our lands, our waters, our sacred sites and our cultural heritage from exploitation, desecration, and destruction. Country that is more than a place and inherent to our identity. Country that we speak about like a… Continue reading NAIDOC Week
Healthy Harold Visits our Sunflowers. Benefits include Linked to the Early Years Learning Framework Building foundations for lifelong learning and development Empowers positive decision making Active participation in learning experiences Enhanced attitudes towards health Age appropriate activities about the importance of a balanced lifestyle Promotes and fosters deep thinking, self-regulation and responsibility
National Pyjama Day is all about wearing your favourite pair of PJ's to help The Pyjama Foundation raise much-needed awareness and funds for children in foster care. With the money raised from National Pyjama Day, you’ll be helping us offer learning skills to more than 1000 children, fund educational resources and help provide stable, positive relationships.