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Discovery Early Education & Care Centre
2 Menzies St (Off Capital Drive)
Thrumster, NSW
Ph: (02) 6516 1900

Discovery turns 4

Today we are celebrating our 4th birthday with games, fun and ice blocks for the children to acknowledge this milestone. Thank you to those families who have been on this journey with us from the beginning, and all those families who have joined us along the way! Discovery Originals- A flashback to our first week…

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Silkworm Lifecycle

During September we have been investigating the lifecycle of our silkworms. Last year we were given silkworms, and have carefully kept their eggs for the past 12 months. The children eagerly arrive each day to examine the growth and development of the silkworms. They use art to record their observations and take responsibility for helping…

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Exploring sensory play at Discovery Early Education & Care Centre

From the very first day they are born, children are designed to explore the world via their senses. Providing opportunities for children to actively use their senses as they explore their world through ‘sensory play’ is crucial to brain development – it helps to build nerve connections in the brain’s pathways. Sensory exploration is a…

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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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Does your child love to dance and move to music?

“Dance to Your Own Tune” is a class developed specifically for children between 4 and 5 years. This class will be offered at Discovery by Miss Ashleigh, a qualified dance teacher. We are seeking expressions of interest- please see Aimee or Sue for more information.  

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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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