Category: stories

play and connect in nature within our great little community

Fun Friday

Fun Friday! Nothing like ending a term with some cooking and tasting. This morning we gathered to investigate ingredients, and have a discussion on why we eat, or can not eat, certain foods. Inclusion is about making all welcome, so gluten and dairy free all the way. Numeracy concepts are made fun and engaging when…
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Light play

With a humble light box, the children manipulated the magnetic tiles on the bright surface. Starting out as a bit of a novelty, the children piled the tiles in massive towers, how many tiles could they fit? Then their play became refined, with intention. The children were architects, engineers and artists, creating sculptures and mazes,…
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Planting Good Seeds

When does a preschool garden become a learning space? At Mt Warning Community Preschool our garden is the focal point of the majority of our children’s social learning, physical development and close experiences with nature.We believe it invites exploration and investigation from the sandpit to the swings, from the slide and on to the cubby.It…
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Discovering Nature

I love this time of year! There is such a lovely warmth and light to drag us outside and to come and ‘discover’. At our place, my children are hard core nature fossickers, playing in the creek and streams, beach combing and in general just collecting. Our kitchen table is awash with bowls of these found…
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Number Hunt

Today we met in the cubby house for our transition to Morning Tea. Firstly we talked about the number 0. We call it “Zero the Hero!”  and the discussion was about why it is an important number.  Triple zero was talked about and one of the children said that you would get the police if…
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Glenrock 2019

The 5th annual Glenrock Fundraiser is fast approaching and we are looking for donations of sweet and savoury baked goods ☻ read below Baked goods will be sold at the event to help raise money for our preschool nature garden, swing structure and play equipment. If you can contribute, pop on your baking hat and…
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Mt Warning Community Preschool T-Shirts

All proceeds raised fund our Nature garden and educational learning equipment. T-Shirts are $15 each or two for $25Please purchase through the office.You can view colours and try on during school hours

Keeping it real at Christmas

The Christmas jingle has definitely begun! The decorations are up.  Joyful joyful music is playing.  And the countdown to school holidays is beginning.I’ve been thinking though … What is the best way to do Christmas this year? How can I celebrate in a sustainable way? Am I going to get caught in the commercial buzz…
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