Wurundjeri Week at Kool Kidz Preston

Wurundjeri Week at Kool Kidz Preston

Celebrating diversity

This week we acknowledge and pay our respects to the indigenous people of this land developing an understanding of the Aboriginal tradition and culture. Read more »





Celebrating Mother’s Day at Kool Kidz Preston

Celebrating Mother’s Day at Kool Kidz Preston

On Thursday 10th of May we held our Mother’s Day afternoon tea. The children spent the week preparing for this special event by making gifts for their mothers as well as decorations to set up their rooms for the event. The Butterflies and Kinder rooms were buzzing with activities including a nail station where mothers and loved ones where treated to a special manicure from their children!

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Making Smoothies for World Health Day at Kool Kidz Preston

Making Smoothies for World Health Day at Kool Kidz Preston

Today we celebrated World Health Day in the Beetle Bugs room. It was an opportunity to remind children of the importance of a healthy lifestyle; a day to recognise how to stay healthy and take care of ourselves.
The children all took turns in placing some healthy fruits into a blender, including rasberries and bananas. Read more »



Animal Farm at Kool Kidz Preston!

Animal Farm at Kool Kidz Preston!

The children at Kool Kidz Preston went on an adventure with the help of the Myuna Farm Animal Nursery. They had the opportunity to interact with friendly farm animals like: chickens, ducks, rabbits, guinea pigs, goats, turtle, farm dog, rooster, geese and lambs. The children were able to look at the animals from a distance and for the more confident ones feed and cuddle them. We also had some parents and grandparents come and join in the fun. Read more »



Cultural Diversity Week at Kool Kidz Preston

Cultural Diversity Week at Kool Kidz Preston

Cultural Diversity Week is Victoria’s largest multicultural celebration, held annually in March to coincide with the United Nations Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and Harmony Day on 21 March.

Since the traditional owners first inhabited the land, Victoria’s cultural diversity has continued to evolve and shape our identity. Read more »



Kool Kidz Preston Caterpillars make delicious Gnocchi for lunch!

Kool Kidz Preston Caterpillars make delicious Gnocchi for lunch!

This week the children in Caterpillars room were able to get involved in a cooking activity making gnocchi for their lunch.

The children were able to be involved in the process from the start. They assisted the staff as they peeled the potatoes and got them ready to cook. Whilst the potatoes were cooking, the children talked with the educators about what else they needed to do to make the gnocchi. Read more »