BEFORE SCHOOL CARE – 7AM TO 8.30AM
Happy Monday everyone ! The children are very excited to have only 3 days left this week before they start their magical 6 week Christmas holidays.

7am to 8.30am – 

ART & CRAFT – MAKING STAIN GLASS WINDOW CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATIONS.

Materials used – Cardboard, cellophane, glue, glitter & scissors.

FREE PLAY IN SANTAS WORKSHOP – 

The children play wonderful imaginative games as they make believe they have the most magical job in the world working for Santa.

    

PLAYDOUGH – Eden & Pia made breakfast with playdough.

OUTDOOR PLAY – The morning was cooler as we had a pleasant breeze so outside is always enjoyed by our preps.

TECHNOLOGY – Today we googled the best Christmas lights in the world which amazed the children.

8.30AM – PACK AWAY – SNACK – ROLL CALL & WALK TO SCHOOL SAFELY IN PARTNERS WITH EDUCATORS.
Morning snack – 8.30am –
The children are always hungry again by the time we go to school so at 8.30am everyday as we are calling roll they have a snack out of their lunch boxes. We encourage them to chose something healthy to help them concentrate in class.
We love seeing the children with lunch boxes filled with healthy food choices to help give them the energy to play, concentrate & learn throughout their school day.

NUT FREE CENTRE –
PLEASE REMEMBER WE ARE A NUT FREE CENTER DUE TO SOME OF OUR CHILDREN & STAFF HAVING SEVERE ALLERGIES. PLEASE REFRAIN FROM USING PEANUT BUTTER OR SENDING NUTS IN YOUR CHILD’S LUNCH BOX IF THEY ATTEND BEFORE OR AFTER SCHOOL CARE.
We thank you very much for your understanding to ensure the safety and health of others.
LEARNING OUTCOME 3 –
3.2 Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical well being
This is evident when children: show an increasing awareness of healthy lifestyles and good nutrition.
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AFTER SCHOOL CARE – 2.55PM TO 3.30PM –
Our afternoon routine – We pick the children up from the Prep area & all meet at the tuck shop – We then mark the roll and walk straight down to the oval for a half an hour play until 3.30pm to then head over to BELC for afternoon tea by 3.45pm.
SIGN IN, PUT HATS ON & HEAD STRAIGHT TO THE ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND & THE OVAL TODAY.

Some of the boys love to play on the oval with Mr Dayne & the rest of the boys & girls enjoy playing on the adventure playground

3.30 – WALK BACK TO CENTRE SAFELY – ARRIVAL 3.45PM

GROUP CHAT – Miss Aslin spoke about looking after the environment & then we watched a child friendly documentary all about this and what we can do to do our part to save the planet.

We then washed their hands in groups, had afternoon tea and began our busy afternoon of fun.

AFTERNOON TEA – Vegemite & cheese sandwiches, chocolate slice, chocolate muffins, apple & watermelon.

TECHNOLOGY – Reina & Khaleesi enjoyed googling film clips to dance to.

SANTAS WORKSHOP FUN PLAY – 

We had a super fun afternoon playing in the workshop. This is going bring us endless amounts of fun & creativity as we add more each day, learn to wrap presents, write letters to Santa, work out itineraries for Santa and many more games & activities. We love that everyone loves it. There is so much magic in Christmas and the spirit of Christmas really is kept alive in our children’s excitement.

ART & CRAFT – Continued from this morning  – Making stain glass window decorations and colouring in.

4.30pm to 6.00pm – FREE OUTDOOR PLAY – The children had an awesome time making an Aussie snowman in the sand with tyres and other resources & also Zoe & Delilah made snow angels in the sand. Harrison loves posing for photos and Tristan finally posed for a pic on his last day of the year :). Indigo & Khaleesi enjoyed the gardens and climbed the trees.

6.00pm – HOME TIME 🙂

Thank you for another great day. Only 2 days left of school Woooo Hoooo !!

Miss Jen, Mr Dayne & Miss Aslin