Jellybeans Childcare

Category Archives: environment

Our Door is Always Open: Parents as Partners

We believe you are your child’s first teacher and therefore we embrace parent, guardian and family involvement within our centres. We encourage participation in our curriculum which can be as simple as sharing something of interest from home or extending on the curriculum at home. By engaging with our curriculum you will have an insight …

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Our World is Their World – Dramatic Play

Imaginary play, role play or dramatic play in early childhood lays a foundation for children’s development of dispositions for learning. Whether it be ‘small world’ play with little figurines, cars and dolls houses or ‘real world’ play where children have the opportunity to become whoever they want and explore the world with no boundaries, this …

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Recycled Wind Chimes

 A fun way to begin to teach your child about caring for their environment is to introduce the terms: reduce, reuse, recycle by reusing everyday household items in craft! This is incorporated into sustainability and intentional teaching in early childhood education. Encouraging children to use items that would otherwise be thrown away is important in …

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Second Nature Sustainability at Jellybeans Childcare

The future is looking bright for children today. We are learning the environmental errors of our ways and have woken up to the idea that the fossil fuels which have taken us this far won’t last forever. But as Bob Dylan once said, ‘the times, they are a changin’’. Did you know, recycling bins were …

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Quality Childhood Education at Jellybeans Childcare

Best Practice Child Care Here at Jellybeans Marangaroo we prioritise three special components to be reflected in our everyday practice and framework. We feel each and every child should feel that they can belong, be and become. These descriptions are an integral part of the Early Years Learning Framework. *Belonging – Enabling children to feel …

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Unlocking the GameVault at Jellybeans Padbury

Wow! What a fun time we have been having at Jellybeans Kids Club in Padbury! We have returned back to School after a Jam Packed Vacation Care Program. One of the highlights of the holiday was the GameVault truck which came to visit us during Week Two of the holidays. Lots of our boys and …

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Camping at Marmion Jellybeans

Tents, camping chairs, sleeping bags, toasted marshmallows, and a BBQ! It’s all going on at Jellybeans Marmion on our holiday camping day! We got very busy first thing in the morning and used our great camping skills to set up our new tents. At first we had no idea how to put them up and …

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The Natural Beauty of Jellybeans Marangaroo

At Jellybeans Marangaroo we have been busy introducing natural elements and calm, neutral tones to our play spaces. Our children worked closely with our Educators to decide where these materials should be placed and how we can use them. Our goals include promoting a sustainable environment where children can learn about the outside world, making …

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