Jacobs Early Learning Centre

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Events

Fathers Day 2017

Sunday 03 September 2017

This year for Father’s day  we decided to celebrate by making cards using hand and foot prints.

Children in the Koala room created unique Superheros and answered questions about their parents favourite things and characteristics.

Pyjama Day 2017

Tuesday 22 August 2017

On the 22nd and 25th of August Jacobs ELC children participated in a PJ day. Pyjama day is all about wearing your best bed attire and bringing a donation in support of helping children in foster care.

NAIDOC Week 2017

Wednesday 05 July 2017

To celebrate NAIDOC week, children have been following the Indigenous Australian  Dream time story, ‘The Bat and the Crocodile.’ Helping to widening children’s understanding  of Australia’s indigenous culture and further explore diversity.

Puppet Play, allowing children to further be involved in the story though role play.

Tin Can Pot Plants 2017

Monday 01 May 2017

At Jacobs Early Learning we are all about ‘SUSTAINABILITY’ and as part of our sustainable practices we often refer to the three R’s. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. This year we are currently collecting old tin cans to reuse  as a pot  for our  herbs and succulent hanging plant wall.

To all those who have currently participated, our little gardeners  thank you as we continue to  grow our outdoors into a greener place!

Reconciliation week 2017

Thursday 01 June 2017

For Reconciliation week children have been involved in many Indigenous Australian centered activities such as creating the Indigenous Flag making dot painting boomerangs and reading Dream time stories, to pass on the knowledge of our country’s culture and show respect to those who came before us.

Mother's Day 2017

Sunday 14 May 2017

At Jacobs Early Learning we are all about ‘SUSTAINABILITY’ and as part of our sustainable practices we often refer to the three R’s. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. This year for Mother’s day  we decided to learn more about the environment and how to take care of it by making gifts for our loved ones out of natural materials.

Children painted and designed their own pot plants, shoveled soil into their pot and  planted herb seeds (with the help of educators). while also using the garden  to make rose petal cards.

Easter 2017

Sunday 16 April 2017

For Easter This year Children participated in a variety of activities and crafts associated with the celebration  to encourage children to learn and understand more about Easter.

  • Footprint Bunnies.
  • Chicken and egg exploring  corner.
  • Easter egg hunt.

Chinese New Year 2017

Saturday 28 January 2017

For Chinese New Year, The Year of the Rooster. Children participated in painting a rooster with a fork, this showed children that art can be  made in a number of different ways using different things. Children also participated in learning to eat with chopsticks and being involved in our Chinese setting play area, which included a Chinese tea pot, and kitchen bowls and utensils suitable for play and Chinese style puzzles.

Australia Day 2017

Thursday 26 January 2017

To celebrate Australia day this year children participated in constructing their own mini Australian Flags using icy-pole sticks, scissors, glue and colored pencils. Children then participated in creating a mini parade in which they danced and waved their flags to the Australian Anthem. Children also participated in painting their own Australian flag and making hand print Koala bears – one of Australians famous and native animals.

Children's Christmas lunch 2016

Friday 23 December 2016

This week Children will be involved in having their own Christmas lunch with their peers, on Friday  the 23rd of December. Children will get to experience eating  typical festive foods such as leg of ham and get the full party experience with party hats, bonbons and Christmas games.

Christmas Celebrations/Party 2016

Friday 02 December 2016

Children have been  preparing for our upcoming Christmas party  for the 2nd of December. Participating in various  activities and experiences including, song and dance to Christmas carols, decorating their room and Christmas trees and many arts and crafts associated with the season.

Information for the party  is disclosed on our brochure sent home and on display within the foyer. Drinks and snacks will be provided on the day. For further information please Contact Us.

This week children made their own Santa. Using various materials such as, red paint and cotton wool for Santa's fluffy white beard and red hat! The focus of this activity was to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season and for the children to develop their imaginative and creative thinking and further their fine motor skills.

This week children made their own Reindeer. For this activity children worked closely with educators to paint their hands brown like a reindeer's fur and stamp them into the shape of a reindeer. The focus of this activity was to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season and for the children to further develop their imaginative, creative thinking whilst working on their fine motor skills.

 

 

 

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Milk Bottle Igloo 2016

Wednesday 31 August 2016

At Jacobs Early Learning we are all about ‘SUSTAINABILITY’ and as part of our sustainable practices we often refer to the three R’s. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Throughout the year  Parents, families and educators have been involved in collecting over 400 old milk bottles to create a environmentally friendly cubby house for the children of Jacobs Early learning Centre to enjoy.

Footy/Grandfinal Week 2016

Monday 29 August 2016

To celebrate The football Grand final children ‘Footy week’ children were encouraged to come dressed in their favourite footy wear and to participate in various football centered activities and games, such as learning how to handball/kick a footy and  various arts and craft associated with football and the grand final teams.

Jacobs Olympics 2016

Monday 01 August 2016

During the celebration of the 2016 Rio Olympics children have participated in various indoor and outdoor sports activities. Including, Soccer, Basketball,egg and spoon race and Obstacle courses, all of which focus on developing children’s gross motor skills, hand eye coordination and physical health and well being.

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Rainbow Fish - Reading Day 2016

Friday 17 June 2016

To celebrating our book of the month ‘The Rainbow Fish’ by Marcus Pfister. Children participated in JELC rainbow fish reading day.

Children were advised to come  dressed up as their favourite book character or their favourite colour of the rainbow (as did educators) and bring along their favourite  book  to share with their peers. Throughout the day children were involved in various activities centered around the rainbow fish such as, hand printing art, play dough,  face painting and making rainbow biscuits.

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