May 2018

TRY Peninsula Montessori Centre – Casa Allegra: The “Happy House”

By |May 29th, 2018|CS, News, Uncategorised|

This week we’re featuring Peninsula Montessori Centre! We spoke to Charlotte, who began as a parent and chairperson at PMC and then became an educator there in 2001, about what it means to be a Montessori service! #TRYPMC follows the Montessori method developed by Dr Maria Montessori in 1907. Montessori named her classrooms Casa dei [...]

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September 2017

From Kinder to School: How to prepare for the Transition

By |September 6th, 2017|CS, News, North Cheltenham Kindergarten|

The transition from kinder to school can feel like a huge leap, both for children and their parents, and can be difficult to prepare for without help. Thats why at TRY, each service has ongoing educational and collaborative partnerships with local schools. At North Cheltenham Kindergarten, children and parents have begun regular excursions to Le [...]

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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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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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