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Aurora Create: Why Art Is So Very Important In The Early Childhood Curriculum

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Many parents hang their children’s artwork on their fridges explaining proudly to guests that it’s a drawing of their family, home, or – when they absolutely cannot decipher it – that its evidence of their child’s imaginative powers and artistic skill. They’re not far from the truth – Pablo Picasso once acutely observed that “every child is an artist”; every …

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Listen, They Have A Voice – Knox Leader

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By Fifi Lim This article was published in the Knox Leader, Tuesday, October 9th, 2018.  The 2018 Children’s Week theme is based on Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which states that children have the right to say what they think and have their opinions taken into account. An example of this right …

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Victoria Government Takes A Leaf Out of Aurora’s Language Curriculum

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Since its inception, Aurora Early Education has had language sessions integrated into its curriculum with our children being given the opportunity to learn a second language through a variety of engaging programs and activities. Now, the Victoria State Government has announced that as a part of the new Early Childhood Language Programm, 150 kindergartens across Victoria will offer children weekly …

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A New Parenting Website From The Victorian Department of Education and Training!

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The Victorian Department of Education and Training has launched a new parenting website to improve parents and carers’ access to reliable, evidence-based information and advice on raising young children. Raising children often involves navigating some choppy waters, and children thrive when their parents and carers have access to high quality information and support. The website aims to address concerns about …

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Plan A Visit To The Collingwood Children’s Farm This Weekend

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At Aurora Early Education, we understand and celebrate the importance of encouraging children to interact with animals. As they form positives relationships with animals, children strengthen their empathetic and caring skills as well as their sense of responsibility. Playing with animals helps keeps children active and healthy and, as they often confide in and talk to animals, their self-esteem and …

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New Furniture at the Seamist Studio

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We have had some beautiful new furniture bought for Seamist Studio recently. The children are enjoying exploring it and giving their feedback about it. This part of our continuing mission to ensure learning environments are inviting, engaging and exciting spaces. The look and feel of a room can often impact children’s behaviour, interest and movement within it. A lot of …

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Bean Bag Toss at Moonglade Studio

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In Moonglade Studio this week, the educators have been placing out a variety of activities for the children to enjoy. One such activity is Bean Bag Toss. The children pick up one bean bag at a time and practice their throwing skills as they aim for the bucket to throw the bean bag into. There is a wonderful array of …

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Ring Tossing at Seamist Studio!

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In Seamist Studio this week, the educators have been working on colour recognition, motor skill development and team work. One activity the children have been enjoying is the Ring Toss game. One at a time the children took a coloured ring and tossed them, aiming to get each one onto the stake. This experience provided the children with opportunities to …

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