Author Archives: Kym H

Deer Park Community Open Day

Our Pelican Deer Park centre is holding a FREE Community Open Day on Saturday 29th March from 10am to 1pm. This is a great opportunity to come along to the centre to meet the educators and have a tour of the wonderful facilities on offer. Of course it is also a family event so we’d […]

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Supporting the Leukaemia Foundation

At some of our Pelican Childcare centres, children will turn their Child Care and Education Centre into a hairdressing salon during the World’s Greatest Shave to raise much-needed funds to support Australians affected by leukaemia. Children and staff will be colouring their hair and the children can’t wait to get in on the action! You can […]

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Learning ideas from Lynbrook

The Children at Lynbrook have been at it again, with Lauren providing us with another example of how simple, everyday objects can be used as learning tools. Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators This week in the Toddler 2 room at Pelican Lynbrook the children have been […]

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Room changes at Deer Park

We have a note for parents at Deer Park whose children would have recently moved to their new room from Monday 3rd of February. We will be changing the Junior Kinder room to a 30 place room, so the children will now be in the old Kinder room. The kinder room is now a 15 […]

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Reading and Development Outcomes

Sometimes we forget that simple activities for children lead to quality learning and development outcomes. We received an example of this from Pelican Childcare Lynbrook. Early years Learning and Development Outcome 4: Children are confident and involved learners The children in the Nursery 2 have been very interested in reading stories in the book corner.  In this […]

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Learning through play

As a Lead Educator at Pelican Childcare Lynbrook, I often hear parents asking their children “what did you do today?” or they will ask me “why do the children spend so much time playing?” I found this beautiful poem that helps to explain what we try to do as educators and why children are often “just […]

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Welcome to our new website!

Today we’re happy to announce the launch of our new website for Pelican Childcare. It’s been a busy few months of preparation and we really hope you like the result. We’ve tried to make the design much easier for you to use. Some of the new features we think you’ll enjoy include: Blogs (like this […]

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