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August 2017

Sun Smart for the countdown to Spring!

By |August 15th, 2017|CS, News|

Our preschools are learning about and counting down the days until Spring: Balmy weather, green leaves on the trees, baby animals and a whole lot of sunshine is just on the horizon. Though we’re still feeling the harsh chill of winter, UV levels are on the rise. Sun Smart recommends sun protection whenever UV levels are [...]

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Bring Back the Backyard!

By |August 15th, 2017|CS, News|

As Early Learning Educators, we can vouch for the benefits of connecting with nature on a child’s development. Outdoor play aids physical, social and emotional development, self-confidence, emotional health and boosts children’s immune system. It’s a central focus in the TRY curriculum; treasure hunts, nature walks, the keeping of pets like chickens, reptiles and fish, [...]

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Welcome to Blossom Park!

By |August 9th, 2017|CS, News|

This July we welcomed the staff, children and families of Blossom Park Kindergarten to the TRY early years management network. Situated in Mill Park, this beloved community kinder is only a stone’s throw away from the leafy escape of Yellow Gum Park and Plenty Parklands Primary School. Blossom Park is a longstanding part of a [...]

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Habitat for Play on it’s way for Highett Preschool

By |August 4th, 2017|CS, Highett Kindergarten, News|

Set in an engaging, natural environment, Highett Preschool is a not for profit, community focused kindergarten that everyone loves for its friendly, welcoming atmosphere. After many years of loyal service in the community, the outdoor play area is getting some well deserved attention. With the help of Jenn Reed Design Urban Discovery, Highett Preschool will landscape, design and [...]

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TRY centres celebrate NAIDOC Week

By |August 4th, 2017|CS, News, Playford Children's Centre|

The first week of July is a special time for TRY services. While Indigenous awareness is embedded in TRY Children's Services curriculum year round, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, their culture, achievements and history take central focus for NAIDOC week. "Cultural competence is more than just an awareness of cultural differences" said   Georgia McDermott [...]

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Mud Day at Burnside Children’s Centre

By |August 2nd, 2017|Burnside Children's Centre|

In a hyper-sanitary world, children rarely get the opportunity to make a mess and get dirty, despite the numerous benefits of activities that require it. World Forum International Mud Day (29th July) is a day for children and early childhood professionals all over the world to celebrate nature, community, and the simple joy of making a [...]

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