Belonging, Learning and Growing Together.
The Pelican Brief
General Information and Upcoming Events
- Thank you to those who kindly donated to the Cancer Council. The box will still be available if you would like to donate.
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- Please ensure your child's sunscreen is full. Although the cooler months are here, we are still required to have protection from the sun. This also includes correct hats.
- Spare clothes are still needed. The children are still eager to play in the dirt and mud.
Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity
- Children have a strong sense of identity.
- Children feel safe, secure, and supported
- Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency
- Children develop knowledgeable and confident self- identities
- Children learn to interact in relation to others with care, empathy and respect
Lua said, "I'm good at balancing."
The children display their sense of belonging as they confidently engage in physical play experiences together.
Worms, Worms, Worms!
Evandar laughed and said, "It tickles."
Charlotte, Isabelle, Kenji and Oliver fed the worms the skins from their apple slinkies at afternoon tea time.
We also enjoyed learning a new song about a worm called Herman.
Outcome 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing
Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing
The children followed and recalled a sequence of steps as they danced with their chosen partner. They also suggested and demonstrated dance moves to be used.
The children displayed enjoyment, enthusiasm and their ability to coordinate a variety of movement patterns.
Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners
Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity
Children develop a range of skills and processes such as problem solving, enquiry, experimentation, hypothesising, researching and investigating
Children transfer and adapt what they have learned from one setting to another
Children resource their own learning through connecting with people, place, technologies and natural and processed materials
Isabelle said, "I need more water."
Charlotte said, "I need more cornflour. It feels like recycling. Like a bin with slime in it."
Lua said," I love the slime. It's soft and it's a bit hard too."
Isabelle said, "It feels nice.... and gooey."
Harper said, "It feels a bit gross."
Jacob said, "It's getting harder and harder when I stir it."
Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators
Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes
Children engage with a range of texts and gain meaning from these texts
Children express ideas and make meaning using a range of media
Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work
Children use information and communication technologies to access information. Investigate ideas and represent their thinking
The children are identifying objects that rhyme and having fun making up words that rhyme with their names. A fun game that you can play at home or in the car with your child is 'I Spy with my little eye something that rhymes with....'