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  • 07 3844 4672 // mail@kurilpaccc.org.au

    Kurilpa offers a Qld Gov Kindergarten approved program
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Sustainability

One of the major parts of our learning environments for the Toddlers is our garden. We’ve successfully grown a few sorts of vegetables this year, including our bumper crop of cabbages we have just started to pick from the seeds that were sown in March! Taking …

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Science week

Our visit from Dr Lucy, a Scientist at the University of Queensland,  – Nat in Junior Kindy’s daughter – and her experiments with “where do burps come from” sparked a new line of interest for our Toddlers! We’ve explored explosions with chemicals, colour mixing and are …

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Dinosaur rock

Term Two saw an increased interest in all things DINOSAUR with the Toddlers experimenting with social play, learning fun facts about ancient creatures and even a trip out to the Museum with some of our family volunteers! We worked really hard as a team to create …

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Veranda Garden and Worm Farm

This month we have been revamping our Junior Kindy veranda garden and worm farm! With some new natives and herbs, Nikki and some Junior Kindy children set to work adding soil, making holes, planting then adding mulch to keep the moisture in. In our interactive native …

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Sushi Train

The Sushi Train was a child initiated experience which began when a child spoke about a family dining experience. After some interest was shown, Nat and the children decided to make a Kurilpa Sushi Train. Firstly, we brainstormed the children’s questions and ideas… “How can we …

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From Seed to Table

A regular feature in the Toddler program is learning more about the green world in which we live. The Toddler’s take part in planting seeds, helping to care for them with water, pulling weeds and eventually taste testing our wares within food we cook for our …

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Community Exploration

April was the end of our first term learning project – CONNECTIONS – which saw the Toddlers out and about in the West End Community on an excursion to our favourite local park (and home to Kurilpa’s end of year party), Lyon’s Park. It was a …

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Clay Exploration

Clay provides such an expansive range of opportunities for our Toddlers to build upon a range of skills. It’s manipulative – working fine motor skills with pinching, prodding and scraping our fingertips through the squishy surface. It’s a side by side (parallel) learning opportunity – we …

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End of Year Closure

Kurilpa will close for two weeks over the Christmas period.   Our last day for 2016 will be Friday 23rd December and we will re-open on Tuesday 10th January 2017. We wish all of our families a very safe and happy holiday!

End of Year Celebration

SAVE THE DATE! Kurilpa will be holding its annual end of year break up party on Sunday the 4th of December at 2pm – 4pm in Lyon’s park (also known as Paradise Park) located on Paradise Street in Highgate Hill. This year, we are teaming up …

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