November News

 News from the Office... I am finding it hard to believe that we are already in November and the end of the year is so near. It has been such a beautiful time and we start to get nostalgic nearing the end of the year as it is the time in which our children begin preparation for the next path in their Early years Journey and especially our Kindergarten children who will all leave us next year ...
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October News

 News from the Office What beautiful weather we have been having! The children have been enjoying extended outdoor play in the afternoons with the sunshine hanging around to keep us warmer for longer. Please ensure that your little one has sunscreen on (located in the foyer @ the Sunscreen Station) before they join their peers in the morning.   A few reminders:- Please remember...
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September News

 Another great month. This year is just flying by, I cannot believe that it is nearly October! This must mean we're just having too much fun. If possible, Like us on Facebook to stay up to date with current centre news and information.  We need your feedback. Please email the centre with any ideas, suggestions or queries. We want to be the best and can only do so with your help daisyhill...
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August News

Hello everyone.... Our current centre focus is on Quality Area 5. (National Quality Standards) RELATIONSHIPS WITH CHILDREN Good relationships early in life help children to connect with others, build positive friendships and support children to self-regulate their emotions. Research shows relationships are central to children developing acceptance, self-esteem and higher functioning thinking skill...
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July News

Hello families!  The months are flying by, the centre has been a flurry of exciting activity and welcoming new families.   We would like to extend our sincere appreciation to all families for their support and understanding during the recent Covid-19 restrictions and challenging times we have all faced. It has been overwhelming to receive so much gratitude from our beautiful familie...
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June News

 Welcome to the June edition of our monthly Newsletter and welcome to our new families! We hope that you are settling into centre life, if there is anything we can do take make your stay with us more enjoyable, please let us know! Remember to like us on Facebook. This will help you keep up to date with centre events. Welcome to our new Daisy Hill ELC staff members!  Miss Sara joined...
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May Newsletter

Nursery News This month we have been focusing on Healthy Eating. We started the month by introducing and discussing various fruits that we eat at the centre and at home. We have been looking at lots of clips online of fresh produce with the help of youtube's farm to truck stories. We have also made a fruit collage and a vegetable collage. We have also been heavily focused on Australia seasons and ...
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April News

 Welcome to another edition of Daisy Hill ELC News! We have had another great month with some exciting events and activities. House Keeping:* Please ensure that your children's belongings are clearly labelled. *All children are to wear a hot in our outdoor environment* Make sure you are signing your children in EVERY DAY...If this is a problem, please see me :-)  Nursery News  Did y...
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March News

Welcome to the Daisy Hill ELC Community  We are thrilled to welcome all of our new Daisy Hill ELC additions. We hope that your stay with us is enjoyable and that you and your children have lasting memories for years to come. We have some housekeeping to take care of as it is the start of the year. * Parent/ Teacher communications- We love our parents and our chats! However, we do have th...
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February News

Hello to our wonderful Daisy Hill Early Learning Centre families!  At Daisy Hill ELC we want to ensure we are teaching the children life-long healthy eating habits. This is why we have the highest quality, healthy and nutritious meals being prepared for your children every day.  What do we do at KGF? We cook and provide fresh, nutritious, homestyle meals for children in childcare every d...
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November News

 Centre Christmas Party  The centre Christmas Party is going to look a little different this year.  Unfortunately due to COVID-19 we are still restricted to the amount of people we can have within the centre at all time.  We looked at a few different options but found it too difficult to accommodate and be inclusive for all staff/ families.  So....The week of 14t...
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October Newsletter

News from the Office Thank you to all of our families that have been so accommodating while our Piptree families have been visiting us from Tanah Merah. As you might be aware, their centre flooded when a pipe burst in a classroom over a weekend. It was a difficult time but the have handled it like champions!  They are due to return to their centre on Wednesday 28 October. We have loved h...
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September News

Toddler TIME!  Hi there and WELCOME to our new friends!  We feel it's important to take the time to reflect on the learning that has taken place recently. This process allows educators to recognise the achievements of the children and themselves while providing valuable information for future planning. We have been focusing on children being independent, teaching them self-help skills. T...
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August News 2020

 Winter germs It is that time of year for fuzzy socks, warm blankies, winter PJ's and .....SICKNESS. I think like most of our community we have had our fair share of winter bugs and we are hopefully on the mend. To help us with our fight against the winter sickies, please keep your child home until they are well enough to return to the centre. As COVID-19 is threatening our livelihood once mo...
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National Reconciliation week

National Reconciliation Week  In 2020 Reconciliation Australia marks twenty years of shaping Australia's journey towards a more just, equitable, and reconciled nation. Much has happened since the early days of the people's movement for reconciliation, including greater acknowledgment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights to land and sea; understanding of the impact of government pol...
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PJ DAY

Yay!! It is Pajama Day!  Friday 31st of July we are having a Pajama and Movie party! Please come dressed in your favourite jimmy jams to celebrate.  Normal daily activities will continue as usual for little friends not wanting to watch the movie. 
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July Newsletter

If you have the time, please check out 'Starting Blocks'.  Starting Blocks provide families with information about quality education and care. It's a great starting point to: learn about children's developmental milestones understand what to expect from an early childhood education and care servicelearn about their quality ratingswhat can be done at home to encourage ...
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June Newsletter

 Welcome to the June edition of our monthly Newsletter and welcome to our new families! We hope that you are settling into centre life, if there is anything we can do to make your stay with us more enjoyable, please let us know! Remember to like us on Facebook. This will help you keep up to date with centre events.  The Australian Government has confirmed the Early Childhood Education an...
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May Newsletter

 Welcome to the MAY edition of our monthly Newsletter and welcome to our new families! We hope that you are settling into centre life, if there is anything we can do take make your stay with us more enjoyable, please let us know! Remember to like us on Facebook. This will help you keep up to date with centre events. Nursery News   This month we have been focusing on Healthy Eat...
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April News

 News from the Office  Welcome to another month! I know that there is so much uncertainty going on in the world at present but we are happy to say that we are happy and Healthy at daisy Hill ELC!! The current situation is not ideal but we are going to have as much uninterrupted fun as possible.  Until further notice, all families are entitled to free childcare as legislated by the g...
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March News

 Daisy Hill ELC would like to respectfully acknowledge the Yugambeh people, the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we live. We also recognise those whose ongoing effort to protect and promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures will leave a lasting legacy for future Elders and leaders.  Welcome to another month. Firstly, we would like to extend a warm welcome to our new ...
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February Newsletter

Daisy Hill ELC would like to respectfully acknowledge the Yugambeh people, the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we live. We also recognise those whose ongoing effort to protect and promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures will leave a lasting legacy for future Elders and leaders.    Are you linked up with EDUCA yet?  Hopefully so, but if not, please see your ch...
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YOGA- Kindergarten Students

A message from Tamlyn : Namaste Educators and kids of 2020, How excited I am to be welcoming in the new year with open arms and so much enthusiasm. Not long now until the Kids Yoga classes will recommence at your centre, and we are ready and rearing to guide the students through the year, towards kindness, courage, and calmness. We really look forward to seeing you soon and having lots of fun whil...
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January Newsletter 2020

Daisy Hill ELC would like to respectfully acknowledge the Yugambeh people, the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we live. We also recognise those whose ongoing effort to protect and promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures will leave a lasting legacy for future Elders and leaders.  Renovation of Outdoor Playspaces  Thank you so much to our wonderful families and chil...
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Daisy Hill ELC- Christmas Party

 Come and help us celebrate our annual Christmas Party!!!  When: 13th December 2019 Where: At the Centre, 155 Chatswood Road, Daisy Hill  Time: 5pm -7.30pm $6 a family of 4. 4x sausage and bread and 2x cans of drink and x 2 poppers  $5 family of 3. 3x sausages and bread and 2x cans of drink and x 1 popper Each additional person cost $2 for drink and sausage * All Dais...
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Grandparents Day 2019

When: 9.30am @ Daisy Hill ELC Date: 25th October 2019  Who: ALL GRANDPARENTS, we invite all of our wonderful Grandparents (of all descriptions) to come and join in on a morning of fun and some sweet treats! 
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September News

​News from the Office  Ahhh...the month of September marks the arrival of the lovely spring season in the city of Brisbane and what beautiful weather we have been having! The children have been enjoying extended outdoor play in the afternoons with the sunshine hanging around to keep us warmer for longer. Please ensure that your little one has sunscreen on (located in the foyer @ the Suns...
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Pyjama Day

We invite you to come dressed in your favourite PJ's for a fun day filled with pillow fights, movies, activities and maybe even some yummy treats!  We look forward to seeing you all in your PJ's  When : Tuesday 30th July 2019 
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Weekly Yoga for the Kindergarten children

To all of our new families and to the children that are now recognised as part of the Kindergarten program., Daisy Hill ELC is continuing to offer a Yoga program, FREE of charge for your children The program will operate throughout the school terms. The class will be held at 1.45pm on a Wednesday afternoon. We invite any parents that wish to partake in the class with their child to ...
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Australia Day Celebrations

 We will be having a sausage sizzle on Friday the 25th of January and celebrating all things Australiana! Feel free to come down and join in on the fun and dress your little people in their best Aussie get up!  ​Australia Day, 26 January, is the day to reflect on what it means to be Australian, to celebrate contemporary Australia and to acknowledge our history. On Australi...
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January News

Daisy Hill ELC would like to respectfully acknowledge the Yugambeh people, the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we live.  We also recognise those whose ongoing effort to protect and promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures will leave a lasting legacy for future Elders and leaders. Welcome to the first edition of Daisy Hill ELC newsletter for 2019!&nbs...
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Children's Christmas Party

 Children's Christmas Party Friday 8th December 5pm to 7pm 5:00pm: Sausage sizzle and drinks available for purchase Disco …….Whoop Whoop! Preschool performance 6:00pm: Happy Feet concert Raffles drawn 6:30pm: Ssh, we might have a visit from someone special! All are welcome! More details to come closer to the date
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Safety First

Preventing Driveway and CARPARK accidents Until the age of 10-11 years, children need active adult supervision to help them navigate driveways, cars, roads and car parks safely. Even children who seem to know all the road safety rules won't necessarily remember to follow them. Always holding your child's hand when he's near cars is a great first step. You can also teach your child about road safet...
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Police Remembrance Day 2018

September 28 is National Police Remembrance Day, the most significant day on the police calendar. It is an important date to pause, to honour, remember and thank those police officers whose lives have been lost while performing their duties. No greater sacrifice can be asked for – or can be made – than that of the fine men and women who we acknowledge today on National Police Remembrance...
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World Ozone Day

No need to do anything, we just wanted you to know......  September 16th is World Ozone Day, it has been celebrated worldwide since 1994 and was established by the United Nations General Assembly. The day is mainly intended to spread awareness of the depletion of the Ozone Layer and search for solutions to preserve it.  World Ozone Day is also celebrated all around the world. Educat...
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Pirate Day....Arrrgh!

19th September 2018 Pirate Day, nationally recognised as the major fundraiser for Childhood Cancer Support, is an opportunity to polish ye hook and say "AHOY there, me hearties" to all ye mateys!  Please come dressed in your best Pirate get up and bring a gold coin donation to help us support the lives of children undergoing treatment for cancer and their families through the provis...
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September News

​Revolution Learning  Hello and welcome to the place where your Heart remembers it's Magic!! We are Belinda, Ross 'Gecko' & Indee Cat and we have been travelling Australia delivering inspirational professional development workshops, children's incursions, live sound meditations and consultations for the last decade, whilst working with children and the land for the last 20 years. We LOVE ...
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Sun and Clothing Protection Policy

Daisy Hill ELC's Sun and Clothing Protection Policy has been revised. Please take the time to review the attached policy below.  If you wish to peruse any of our centre policies and procedures they are always available to our families in the foyer (near the office).  If you have any recommendations for any of our current policies please see centre staff.    Download P...
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What School are you going to in 2019?

In hopes to create stronger bonds and pathways between the children of Daisy Hill ELC and their future schools, we want to know where your child is attending next year.   We want the transition from our Kindergarten classroom to the children's new school to be as seamless and easy as possible.  Being able to discuss with the children about this exciting new change will help to ...
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Dress up for our farmers

 Dress Up for our FARMERS FRIDAY 17th AUGUST  Come dressed as a farmer or a farm animal  Gold coin donation is greatly appreciated  Help support our Aussie Farmers doing it tough! 
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Red Nose Day

 Annually, 3,200 Australian families experience the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or child. This has to stop.  In support of this great cause PLEASE wear  RED on Friday the 29th of June.   *Gold coin donation is greatly appreciated- all funds will go towards research through the Red Nose foundation. 
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MUM'S BIG NIGHT IN!!! -Reminder

 Scentsy Party and Nibbles and fun to follow!  * Bring a plate of food to share  Time: 6pm til whenever  Where: At the centre All Welcome! 
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ZUMBA with Miss Linzi

We are very lucky to have a licensed Zumba instructor working at Daisy Hill ELC.  Miss Linzi is going to be doing a Zumba class for anyone who would like to come.  All welcome!  When: 28th May 2017  Time: 5.45pm  Cost: $5- adult $1- per child 
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NEW CHILDCARE PACKAGE- Important Information

Dear Families, You need to do a Centrelink Child Care Subsidy Assessment as soon as possible  You can do your assessment through myGov using your Centrelink online account. Or, through the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app.  This is extremely important that you do this at your earliest convenience,  if you do not lodge your assessment, you WILL NOT receive any subsidy fro...
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Mother Day Afternoon Tea!

We are hosting a Mother's Day Afternoon Tea on Friday the 11th May, starting at 3pm. We are inviting all of our wonderful Mother's and grandmothers along.  Some little yummy refreshments will be served after some mummy pampering!  We hope to see you all then
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April News

Welcome to another edition of Daisy Hill ELC News!  We have had another great month with some exciting events and activities.  A quick recap for things you may have missed : * Referral Incentive- Get TWO weeks FREE when you refer a friend that enrols  * Make sure you are signing your children in EVERY DAY...If this is a problem, please see me :-)  *Welcoming our new staff:...
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Welcome to our team

 ​​The Daisy Hill team would like to welcome Telaine! Telaine is taking on the position as one of our Kindergarten Educators and will be working along side Andrea and Jane Telaine has worked on and off for our centre throughout the years and we are very fortunate that she has excepted a position within our centre.  Telaine has her *Certificate III *Currently studying her Diploma of ...
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DAISY HILL PLAYGROUP

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Welcome to our Team!

​​The Daisy Hill team would like to welcome Andrea! Andrea is taking on the position as our Kindergarten Teacher and will be working along side Jane and Telaine.  We are very lucky to have Andrea joining our team, she brings with her a vibrant love of teaching and years experience in the both the Early Years industry and Primary School teaching.  Jane currently has a:  *Bachelo...
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National Walk Off

​Dear Parents, Daisy Hill ELC WILL NOT be taking part in the 27th March "National Walk off's", scheduled by United Voice (Big Steps Campaign).  Parents are not required to collect their children early or keep them at home. Operational hours are as normal-  (6.15am-6.15pm)  Thank you  & See you Tomorrow 
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Welcome to the Team!

​The Daisy Hill team would like to welcome Jane to our team!  Jane is taking on the position as one of our Kindergarten Educators along side Telaine and Katie.  Jane currently has a:  * Certificate III in Child Servces  *Senior First aid certificate  *Blue Card   * USASF Level 5 Sports coach    *currently studing her Certificate IV Educat...
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Yoga at Daisy Hill

zenlittleyogis.com.au​ We are very excited to announce that Daisy Hill ELC is now offering a FREE Yoga program to our Early Education and Kindergarten students.  The program will operate throughout the school terms.  The class will be held at 1.45pm on a Wednesday afternoon.  We invite any parents that wish to partake in the class with their child to come al...
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Harmony Day

​Harmony Day is held each year on 21 March. It's a day to celebrate our cultural diversity. It's about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone.  These celebrations create opportunities for all of us to think, talk about and recognise how our differences make Australia a great place to live.  We will be taking part in centre based activities that we feel are incl...
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Easter Bonnet Parade and Hunt

​Date and Time  ​29th of MARCH ​9.45am  ​Location 155 Chatswood Rd, Daisy Hill (The centre)  What to bring?  Please bring along a plate of food to share for Morning Tea (Healthy options only please).  Everyone is welcome to attend – friends and family. Schedule 9.45am  ​Parade begins- All students have the opportunity to show off their awesome...
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TWO WEEKS FREE

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Gumboot Garden you say?

We want to brighten up our outdoor place space by adding a nifty little gumboot garden. The children will love recycling their old gumboots and watching magic happen in the garden when they plant herbs or even their favourite flowers. If you have any Gumboots at home that you are no longer using, Please bring them in for us to use.  *Gumboots can be lef...
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Referral Incentive

 Would you like 2 weeks free care? Dear Families, We are offering a referral incentive to our current families of two weeks free care to anyone who refers a new family to our centre The conditions are outlined as follows: In order for current parents to be eligible for two weeks free care a new family must: 1.Be referred to the centre by a current attending family2.Be enrolled for at least tw...
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February News

Welcome Welcome Welcome! We are thrilled to welcome all of our new Daisy Hill ELC additions. We hope that your stay with us is enjoyable and that you and your children have lasting memories for years to come.  We have some housekeeping to take care of as it is the start of the year.  * Please be mindful about collection times.  We love and even encourage having our parents as volunt...
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November News!

News from the Office... I am finding it hard to believe that we are already in November and the end of the year is so near. It has been such a beautiful time and we start to get nostalgic nearing the end of the year as it is the time in which our children begin preparation for the next path in their Early years Journey and especially our Kindergarten children who will all leave us next year to beg...
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September News

Another great month.  This year is just flying by, I cannot believe that it is nearly October! This must mean we're just having too much fun.   If possible, Like us on Facebook to stay up to date with current centre news and information.   As promised...Thank you to the children that have been so proactive in putting their sunscreen on everyday! We have some very sun smart cook...
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August News

Hello everyone.... Our current centre focus is on Quality Area 5. (National Quality Standards)  RELATIONSHIPS WITH CHILDREN Good relationships early in life help children to connect with others, build positive friendships and support children to self-regulate their emotions. Research shows relationships are central to children developing acceptance, self-esteem and higher functioning thinking...
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Pyjama and Movie day

Drag to move this block   Duplicate   Move   Remove Join us for PJ and Movie day Friday the 25th of August Popcorn and movie snacks are provided  Movies are yet to be decided but will have a G rating GOLD coin donation greatly appreciated Please see Rachael at the front counter if you are wanting to bring your child in as additional attendance for this day or alternatively come...
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July News

Nursery News Welcome to our new little friends, Xavier and Nixon! They are the newest edition to Daisy Hill ELC and also our youngest.We are so lucky to share in the journey of all of our beautiful children but there is something extra special when they are so little! I have been lucky enough to spend the last six months with Delilah, Chase, Evie and Jack.It has been an absolute pleasure spending ...
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1-World Charity Shop

To our families.... In partnership with Early childhood services and local schools, 1-World Charity Shops are assisting in increasing the awareness of recycling and sustainability at Daisy Hill ELC and other participating childcare services and schools.  This is a great opportunity for your family to discuss the importance of reusing, recycling and reducing waste while sorting through your wa...
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June Newsletter

News from the Office... Welcome to the June edition of our monthly Newsletter and  welcome to our new families! We hope that you are settling  into centre life, if there is anything we can do take make your  stay with us more enjoyable, please let us know! Remember to like us on Facebook.  This will help you keep up  to date with centre events. Miss Nicole's Buttermilk Sco...
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Biggest Morning Tea

Daisy Hill ELC are hosting a 'Biggest Morning Tea!' This coming Friday,  the children and staff invite you to share some yummy treats that the children and staff have made together.  A gold coin donating is much appreciated but not required for you to part take in the fun! Any funds raised will go directly to the Cancer Council. Australia's Biggest Morning Tea is a chance for everyone to...
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National Reconciliation week

Daisy Hill Early Learning Centre wish to acknowledge the custodians of this land, the Yugambeh people.  We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this country. Each year National Reconciliation Week (NRW) celebrates and builds on the respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians. Ma...
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Daisy Hill Newsletter- May

News from the Office..... We have been trialling some new ideas for our centre....and it has been......GREAT! After morning tea each day, Educators open the connecting doors to each of the environments and the children play together in areas of interest. Each of our educators, like all people, have strengths that they are passionate about and enjoy. So they create play spaces for the children in t...
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Centre Photo's 2017

Class photo time is here again A photographer from Little Images will be attending the centre on Thursday 11 May  9.00am - Nursery  9.30am- Toddlers 10.00am- Explorers 10.30am- Early Education   11.00am- Kindergarten 
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Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

We love our mums <3 Please join us for an afternoon of mummy pampering at the centre on Friday 12 May 2017 at 2.45pm!   Hope to see you all there. Rachael and the Ladies
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NBN and Free WiFi

We're proud to be leading the way ​KAL and Daisy Hill Early Learning are proud to announce that we just got the NBN installed.  The first Centre with a completed install out of all KAL Centres is very exciting. This means so much for our Centre, the staff and children. In room tablets and communication will be instant, the ability to educate with videos including streaming from onli...
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April Newsletter

April 2017 ​ Hi Everyone,  What a wonderful month we have had, these are exciting times for our centre.  The meals have been a received fairly well by the children. We realise where we can make improvements and the next round of menu's will reflect the changes we are making.We want to say a big thank you to Miss Nicole for all of her efforts in the kitchen.She has been a ray of suns...
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March 2017 - Daisy Hill

​Welcome to another month. Firstly, we would like to extend a warm welcome to our new families that have recently joined us. We are so excited to be part of your child's journey creating wonderful memories that will be remembered for years to come.Everyone has settled well into their classrooms and a lot of exciting experiences are happening all over the centre. We trust that we will keep moving f...
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