Clean Up Australia Day 2022

The Discovery children participated in Clean Up Australia Day last Friday. This annual event inspires the children to learn about the impact of rubbish on their local environment while playing an active role in their community.    

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Our Lending Library

At Discovery we are passionate about helping children to develop a love for reading. We believe that a love of reading is a stepping stone to becoming an enthusiastic learner and a confident reader, writer and speaker. We have introduced a Lending Library in the Preschool Room for children to borrow books to read at…

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The Connecting Generations Program

The Preschool children have commenced the Connecting Generations Program with Uniting Mingaletta Aged Care residents via Zoom! The children connect with their Grand Buddies weekly and are enjoying getting to know each other by singing, sharing art and stories, and learning important safety messages together.

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Celebrating The Paralympics!

The Preschool and Transition children participated in their own Paralympics yesterday. Respect, inclusion and acceptance of diversity are core values at Discovery. Celebrating the Paralympics has provided us the intentional teaching opportunities for discussions with children about diversity, perseverance and strength. The events the children took part in helped them understand the feeling of achievement,…

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Discovery Mini-Olympics!

We had so much fun at our Discovery Mini-Olympics today! The children and educators took part in an opening ceremony march, where our diverse backgrounds were represented, followed by the softball, fencing, hockey, running relays, hurdles, soccer and equestrian events. The children demonstrated many Olympic values, including sportsmanship, perseverance, diversity and acceptance of all.

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Celebrating National Tree Day at Discovery

Today we participated in National Tree Day – a great way to inspire children to learn about the local environment while playing an active role in their community and creating positive environmental change. The children are eager to take care of our new Illawarra Flame Tree, by watering it regularly through the irrigation pipe, to…

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Koala “Elparra David” who lives at the Koala Hospital.

Discovery is proud to announce that we have renewed our adoption of Koala “Elparra David” who lives at the Koala Hospital. The Preschool Room has taken on the responsibility of learning about Koalas and visiting Elparra David at the hospital. The children have also been set a challenge- to take pictures with the Koala Trail…

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Today Discovery took part in National Simultaneous Storytime

Today Discovery took part in National Simultaneous Storytime, an event held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association. We welcomed Elizabeth, Angie and Matt from the Port Macquarie Library, who acted out the story “Alpacas With Maracas” for the children in the Preschool and Transition rooms. The children enjoyed this colourful, vibrant, fun event…

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