Monthly Archives: April 2016

Deer Park’s Free Community Open Day

Looking for family entertainment this weekend? Come along to a FREE Open Day at Pelican Childcare Deer Park on 30th of April from 10am to 1pm. Join us at 79 Foley’s Road, Deer Park. There will be fun activities for the whole family including a jumping castle, face painting, sausage sizzle, centre tours and more. […]


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 […]


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 […]