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Mindful in May

Posted on 13 May, 2014 at 1:10 Comments comments (2)

This month the children at Willow Tree will be participating in the Mindful in May Meditation Challenge to help raise money for people in Ethiopia to have access to clean water and also learn some useful relaxation techniques for clarity, focus and calmness.

Try it too!!! Transform your mind and take the challenge for yourself with just 10 minutes of meditation a day. For more information go to: www.mindfulinmay.org


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ANZAC COMMEMORATIONS

Posted on 25 April, 2014 at 3:50 Comments comments (0)

 


In reflecting on what ANZAC Day means to us our Educators asked the Willow Tree Children "why are we so lucky to be Australian?"... Here were some of the responses they gave us...

R- " We have lots of pretty flowers and a huge big red roc...

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HAPPY EASTER

Posted on 18 April, 2014 at 3:55 Comments comments (0)

HAPPY EASTER to all of our friends and families at Willow Tree... We had a wonderful week making cards for the Camden Downs Retirement Village and finished off with an Easter morning tea with our Grand Parents... The Easter Bunny even came for a visit too!!!

SATELITE SERVICE

Posted on 9 March, 2014 at 4:00 Comments comments (0)

A vision for Children's Learning

Posted on 6 March, 2014 at 21:55 Comments comments (0)

Willow Tree Kindergarten has adapted the Early Years Learning Framework and is now embedded into our service and curriculum. Using the framework we are able to ensure that all children in our service experience quality teaching and learning with a specific emphasis on play based learning. Together with partnerships between fami...

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SDN Satelite Service - Helping to support children with Autism

Posted on 6 March, 2014 at 21:25 Comments comments (1)

Willow Tree Kindergarten is proud to be a Satelite Service with SDN Beranga - an Autism specific demonstration centre. As apart of the program, we are supported to continuing to implement high quality care, practice and programs for children with Autism spectrum disorder.

Each month, Educators from Willow Tree participate in Refections on Practice with other Satelite Services in the Greater W...

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Willow Tree Program Aim

Posted on 22 August, 2013 at 15:00 Comments comments (0)

We aim to…

* Our program encompasses The National Quality Framework and The National Quality Standard, ensuring both programs and practises are stimulating and engaging.

* Plan learning experiences according to the individual needs and interests of all children. The program will also consider the needs of the group as a whole.

* Make learning experiences meaningful to the children and emphasise a hands on, interest based approach with direct observation and ...

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