Ranger visit at Great Beginnings Northam

Our local Rangers; Chris and Carmody came into Great Beginnings Northam, to talk to the children about how to keep dogs safe, by always having them on a lead when walking and advising us that all dogs should be microchipped. Chris and Carmody spoke to the children about the importance of personal safety, by educating […]

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Paper Trains

The 14th of May is Train Day so to celebrate we put together a little recycled train made up of toilet rolls, bottle caps, paddle pop ticks, paint and paper! Why not cho-cho-choose to make something similar with your child on a cosy afternoon in this Autumn. Materials Toilet paper rolls Milk bottle lids Paint […]

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Apricot Energy Balls!

Growing little bodies need lots of nutrients to help develop them and give them long lasting energy throughout the day. These tasty little dairy-free treats are delicious and will give your children a burst of energy! They are also super easy to make and a fun family activity. Ingredients: 1 cup almonds 1 ½ cups […]

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Our Door is Always Open: Parents as Partners

We believe you are your child’s first teacher and therefore we embrace parent, guardian and family involvement within our centres. We encourage participation in our curriculum which can be as simple as sharing something of interest from home or extending on the curriculum at home. By engaging with our curriculum you will have an insight […]

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Charity Family Fun Day – Northern Beaches

Great Beginnings Terrey Hills are proudly participating in a Charity Family Fun Day at Berry Reserve Narrabeen on Saturday 30th of April from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. This fantastic family event will be taking place within our local community and is supporting two amazing children’s charities, Variety – The Children’s Charity and Pink Hope. We […]

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Open Day at Secret Harbour!

Looking for family entertainment this weekend? Come along to a FREE Open Day at Great Beginnings Secret Harbour on 30th of April. Join us from 10am through to 1pm at 24 Clarkshill Road, Secret Harbour. There will be fun activities for the whole family including an animal farm, face painter, sausage sizzle, centre tours and […]

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Paper plate creations!

This month we made our own furry friends! A lamb and a bee were our creations, but there are endless creatures to be made! This makes a great sensory activity as well as building fine motor skills. Materials Paper plates Cotton wool balls Pencils, crayons, permanent markers Googly eyes Pipe cleaners Glue stick Method Place […]

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Our World is Their World – Dramatic Play

Imaginary play, role play or dramatic play in early childhood lays a foundation for children’s development of dispositions for learning. Whether it be ‘small world’ play with little figurines, cars and dolls houses or ‘real world’ play where children have the opportunity to become whoever they want and explore the world with no boundaries, this […]

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A special Doctor visit at Applecross!

In the Kindy Room at Great Beginnings Applecross, we have been learning about different occupations including Doctors. Recently we had a very special visitor who was one of our Kindy friend’s fathers who came in and spoke to us about his occupation. This is how the discussion began:   Dr Adam: Good morning everybody   […]

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Bentley attends Harmony Day

Our wonderful Educators from Great Beginnings Bentley attended Toddler Play Day, celebrating Harmony Week.  They setup a range of multicultural activities for families to enjoy including books, puzzles, games and Hina is was giving Henna Tattoos. They also had enrolment information/packs and goodie bags available for families.This was an excellent opportunity for us to engage […]

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