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Numeracy Skills in the Moonglade Studio

In Studio Chronicles by admin

After our room discussion regarding a new numeracy activity, Clothespin Number Match, some children straight away started exploring the numeracy table. They had to choose a number card then place a wooden clothes peg on each picture shown on the card to represent that number. One of the children became very interested in this activity and kept going over to it; …

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Sensory Stimulation at the Seamist Studio

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Sensory experiences provide creativity and fun as well as address a need for sensory stimulation from the external environment.  Often young children are drawn to a variety of sensory stimuli as it can be very calming to them and they enjoy tactile materials. All children benefit from messy play and sensory play; it is an important aspect of their development and …

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Being Sustainable: Aurora Early Education Partners With OzHarvest

In Health by admin

Being Sustainable: Aurora Early Education Partners With OzHarvest Malnutrition is a massive problem that many people around the world face, each and every day. Almost 1/3 of the food produced ends up in landfills, even as millions go hungry. The chief culprit in this problem is food waste; supply chains, corporations and individuals all throw out staggering amounts of food …

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Aurora’s Guide To Positive Parenting

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Aurora’s Guide To Positive Parenting Three year old Susie Q has got herself into a bit of trouble. A few minutes ago, she toddled into her parents’ bedroom and found her mother’s make up kit on their bed. Entranced by colours and textures, she happily began creating a colourful chaos; very soon there was a heap of powders on the …

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How To Have An Amazing Halloween With Your Child

In Community Connections by admin

Halloween is just around the corner and children at Aurora are almost bouncing off the walls with excitement! After all, Halloween combines many a child’s favourite activities – gathering candy, dressing up and carving pumpkins (and making a mess). Our team at Aurora have shared some ticks and tricks about how to make sure you and your children have a …

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Willow Walk Kindergarten – Father’s Day

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On Friday the 1st of September we celebrated Father’s Day at Aurora Early Education. It was great to see most of our dads and granddads joining us for afternoon tea. The children were very excited to share their learning and environment with their special person. The children were very lucky to share a photo with their special person sitting in …

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Seamist Studio – Forming Friendships!

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Today, Drake* and Mark* were playing outdoors, when they decided to follow each other around. Mark sat on the little chair and Drake went over and sat next to him. They jumped off the chair and sat back down several times together. This made them laugh and they thought it was such a great game, and it definitely was. Mark …

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Is your child ready for childcare?

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All parents agree that one of the earliest joys in their children’s lives is watching them gingerly take their first few steps. Applauded and recorded, these steps are an important milestone in a child’s development. Soon, after thoroughly exploring their own homes, (and perhaps creating a few minor catastrophes), a child is ready to take larger steps and broaden their …

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