2020

Colourful Vinegar and Baking Soda Experiment with Toddlers

Posted By Annamaria French,
30/05/2020 00:00 AM
In the toddler room last week, we chose to set up a science experiment to offer the children the opportunity to investigate and learn about colours. Leanne set up a mixing tray, and added a little...

Bird Watching at Macquarie Childcare Centre With the Possum Children

Posted By Annamaria French,
23/05/2020 00:00 AM
Bird watching has become one of the JPS children's favourite things to do in our preschool yard. A visiting family of magpies with their babies, sparked the children’s interest in April. The...

Sensory Bags for Babies

Posted By Annamaria French,
16/05/2020 00:00 AM
Babies and young children learn about the world through their senses. Our senses allow us to smell, see, touch, hear, taste and move.   So creating different sensory bags for your baby to...

Mother's Day Activities at Macquarie Childcare Centre

Posted By Annamaria French,
10/05/2020 00:00 AM
This year Mother's Day is going to be a little different due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Families won't be able to congregate all together to celebrate this special day with their mothers and...

How To Make Dinosaur Eggs

Posted By Annamaria French,
03/05/2020 00:00 AM
This is such a fun activity to do with your children.  They will enjoy watching how water can freeze and become solid, and then melt back into a liquid by simply pouring warm water over the top...

Fingerprint Classification STEM Experiment for Children

Posted By Annamaria French,
25/04/2020 00:00 AM
The children love participating in experiments and fingerprint classification is a great STEM experience for them to explore the similarities and differences of their prints. So I have reposted a...

6 Gross Motor Activities to Keep Your Toddler Moving

Posted By Annamaria French,
18/04/2020 00:00 AM
While you and your toddler are cooped up at home during this time of Covid-19, why not get creative and build some simple gross motor activities for your child using household...

4 Ways to Celebrate Easter With Your Children

Posted By Annamaria French,
10/04/2020 00:00 AM
This year Easter will need to be celebrated at home with your children self-isolating from your extended family and friends. Below are some great ways to spend time with your children while at...

4 Easter Activities to Entertain Your Children

Posted By Annamaria French,
05/04/2020 00:00 AM
Easter will be here soon and below are some easter activities to keep your children entertained during these uncertain times of the Covid-19 virus.   1)BUBBLE WRAP EGGS (activity and photo...

5 Activities to Keep your Children Busy

Posted By Annamaria French,
29/03/2020 00:00 AM
Trying to keep children entertained, can be a daunting task for the best of us.  Below are a few activities that might help you pass the day with your children and keep you sane as...