Book Week at Kool Kidz Mill Park

Book Week at Kool Kidz Mill Park

This week we celebrated Book Week in the Kinder Room! We asked the children what their favourite books were and if they could explain the plot of the story. This helps the children to develop their memory and recall skills as well as share what they have learned with others. Read more »





National Reconciliation Week Painting at Kool Kidz Mill Park

National Reconciliation Week Painting at Kool Kidz Mill Park

National Reconciliation Week Painting

National Reconciliation week was initiated in 1996 to provide a special focus for nationwide activities. The week is a time to reflect on achievements so far and the things which must still be done to achieve reconciliation.

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Chinese New Year at Kool Kidz Mill Park!

Chinese New Year at Kool Kidz Mill Park!

In the Butterflies room we have been celebrating Chinese New Year.

Our Educators have introduced Chinese New Year to the children and have spoken with them about what it is all about and why it is very significant. Read more »




Henny Penny Chicken Hatching!

Henny Penny Chicken Hatching!

On Monday 13th November, the kinder room received their Henny Penny Chicken Hatching Program, which comes with chicken eggs in an incubator for the children to watch hatch.

Throughout the week, the Caterpillar children have gone to visit the chicks in the kinder room. We walked up the stairs in small groups and got to see the eggs in their incubator and the already hatched chicks in their cage. We watched the chicks running around in the cage and discussed their colours (black and yellow) and how many there were (counting).

On Monday 20th November, Anna brought two chicks down to the Caterpillar room for the children to see. The children took turns patting the chicks gently. We spoke about what the chicks eat, their colour, their wings and how they felt. We then sat in a circle and let the chicks walk around. The children showed great interest in seeing the chicks as they watched and listened to their educators. Everyone was very gentle and enjoyed feeling their soft feathers.

Throughout that week, Anna and Samantha, have been bringing one or two chicks down to the Caterpillar room daily for the children to interact with. We continued to discuss their colours and how the chicks felt. As the children got more comfortable around the chicks, we took turns holding the chicks and having them in our laps. It was fantastic to see the children show such great interest and curiosity in the chicks, be very gentle with them, and gain enough confidence in order to be comfortable enough to hold and have the chicks in their lap. Well done Caterpillars!

 

KBC: My World and the Environment

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