Blog Posts Tagged "Projects"

Charlotte Street Creates Their Own Kindy Village

As a childcare centre in Brisbane’s CBD, children are exposed to a bustling urban experience daily. It is from this that Guardian Early Learning – Charlotte Street’s Kindy Village project grew.

The centre’s Curriculum is based on the Reggio Emilia approach, which means there is a focus on community learning, with multi-age experiences and flexible spaces within an open plan setting. The centre’s Educational Leader Pip Ivers says the Kindy Village began as a thread of learning stemming from the Kindergarten children’s love of small worlds. Through this, she wanted to support children as they explored concepts of identity and community. Read more

The Magic of Playing with Light and Shadow

The children at Guardian Early Learning – Queen Street, a childcare centre in Brisbane, have been exploring the fascinating concept of light and shadow in recent months. With its own light and shadow atelier – known as the Rainforest Room – children explore the wondrous world of illumination as they manipulate the light and dark of shadows and silhouettes. Read more

Our Spidey-Senses are Tingling at Sweet Peas Early Learning Centre

Spiders, spiders everywhere! But fortunately not of the dangerous variety at Sweet Peas Early Learning Centre – a childcare centre in Homebush. Recently, the children had been showing an interest in insects, which then developed into an in-depth investigation into the fascinating world of spiders.

Through discussions, drawings and even a spider web hunt, children at Sweet Peas have been looking at all things spider related in the last few weeks! Read more

Children Benefit from Community Excursions

Getting out and about into the community is not only an exciting change of scene from the early learning centre, but it also provides a whole host of benefits for children.

The children at Guardian Early Learning Centre Moorabbin and Bentleigh East can be seen out exploring the local area on their regular excursions. Rebecca Clifton, Centre Manager at Guardian Moorabbin says, “Our most recent excursion was to the athletics track out the back of our beautiful centre. We went out each day for a week and ran sporting, dancing and aerobic activities with the children. We love the glorious wide open space!” Read more

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