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Ancient History through Art

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The Significant importance of learning & understanding our Australian History can teach a child values, culture, equality & sympathy. Give meaning to our land & relationships the Aboriginal Community have to flora & fauna. Something that should be cherished & embraced in Education.

Health & fitness

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The children responded with enthusiasm as Jas explained the function of Body Systems to them. Encouraging questions & group activities to bring an understanding of how their body moves why & the benefits of fitness & Diet  in their lives.

Science Class on Sound Waves

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From the function of Simple Machines of a Wheel Barrow to how sound waves travel through cups phones connected by a simple string. The children learned how they both perform a reaction & function from surrounding shapes & why?

Sports Day Program

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TERM 3 SPORTS DAY EVENT! A perfect Morning, lots of laughs & good Memories of Healthy movement made Fun!

” Little Log House Holiday Workshops”

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Reading a Dream time Story of a Bilby s Home. The children discussed what a home means to them. Then proceeded with the construction of the cute little log house scenes. A lot of fun was had. I look forward to the next Work shop on the topic of Australians Farmers & Discussing how to… continue reading »

Woodwork in Tuesdays Functional Craft & Design

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Woodwork on Tuesdays Functional Design & Craft was a wonderful & beneficial experience for the children. Jas taught the common woodwork tools, functions & safety. Each child was guided & encouraged to  attempt woodwork, such as  hammering a nail, sawing & sanding.  All in preparation for making  hanging boxes in the next class.

Bush walk & run in Physical Education

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Promoting fun association to health & the importance of warming up the muscles before physical activity. On our walk we encountered the remaining of controlled Burning areas, which was explained to the children. We spoke of the reasons & effects of Controlled fires on animals & plant habitats.

Photography & Framing

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Learning about the Arachnid Class during our garden photography walk. Learning about the 3 principles of photography 1-Composition, 2-Lighting & 3- focus.  

Connection of Hand to Mind for a child.

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When a child receives a balance of creative thinking with knowledge it forms more  meaning. A sensory experience inspires a topic not just with the mind but all the body. Especially enriching for active, sensitive & tactile needs of a child.

Learning About Ancient Greece Through Art

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Learning about Ancient Greece with Scetching techniques with Charcoal. Charcoal was used 40,000 years ago as the first medium of drawing. In our class we discovered the significance of the Greece Alphabet to Today s English , the climate & Geography of Islands.

Learning about Ancient History Through Art

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Wow! I was sooo excited to do this for the children, the beach looked so clear the waves broke slowly for a memorable learning experience. We spoke of Ancient history of the Polynesia people, their culture, beliefs & Geography of the land, The children learnt about primary & secondary colours then they blended the water… continue reading »

Creative Maths, Functional Craft & Design and Science Classes

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Our New “Functional Craft & Design” is ongoing projects that is booked out for half the term. Creative Maths has really  proven to motivate & inspire the children s interest & Science is super fascinating to end the Week on what we call “Fantastic Fridays” !!!

Sports Day Program

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Tuesdays Sports Day program Topic was Digestion & Nutrition with children picking Blood Oranges from the Garden & learning fine motor skills & coordination  to make delicious a fresh juice. Jas, the teacher spoke of the components of this system in their bodies that are needed for the eating process & what aids the body… continue reading »

Jurassic period

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Today s topic was based on representing a living animal of the Jurassic era & what environmental conditions & features of this era needed to create  a realistic portrayal in a multi media sculpture form. Teaching of the earths features & temperature experienced during this Geological Time frame was discussed. Using sustainable & natural materials… continue reading »

Basic wood work

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Sanding, basic engraving, weaving & painting on the topics of Animal Kingdoms through Art to form a representation of  an Animal or habitat to discover groups & what & why they belong in particular Kingdoms.

Learning about Land Forms Through Art

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“Learning About Land Forms Through Art” I could run endless classes on the wonder of the differences on earth it is so fascinating. Having children be intrigued in Geography & the Geological features of places around the world using all natural material s  just fell into place with so much interest & enthusiasm .