Entries by Robyn Pointing

NAIDOC WEEK CELEBRATIONS

Throughout the centre there was a range of enriching experiences that were focused upon NAIDOC Week and the significance of this. We are committed to building our awareness of and celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Extra-Curricular Activities

Gold Coast Kindyland Kids provides a range of extra-curricular activities that compliment our Exceeding programs and maximise learning opportunities for your child. These include our Maggie Moo Music program, Petit Ballet Aus and Let’s Nabei – Language program (all costs covered by centre) In addition to this Soccer Simon (SIBA Soccer) attends Harbour Town and Runaway Bay centres  weekly during school…

Montessori Maths – Binomial Cube

Once the binomial cube as been mastered, the child can move onto the trinomial cube. Through demonstration, the child is taught how to deconstruct and reconstruct the cube. The child can use the control image if needed. This material prepares the child for maths and later algebra. learning the concrete before the abstract. the formula…

National Sorry Day

Today is National Sorry Day. May we all acknowledge and raise awareness of the history and continued effect of the mistreatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as part of the Stolen Generation who were forcibly removed from their families, communities and culture. National Reconciliation Week celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared…

Montessori – Nature Awareness

At our Paradise Point Kindyland centre, the children and educators worked collaboratively to collect these natural resources for the Autumn Nature Table. This supports children to develop a deeper connection with nature whilst engaging in meaningful sensory, science and mathematics concepts. “When children come into contact with nature they reveal their strength.” Maria Montessori

National Families Week

What does family mean to you? This week is National Families Week. From 15-21 May, we celebrate the strength and diversity of all Australian families Harbour Town Kindyland Kindergarten children created family portraits in the lead up to National Families Week.