Author: Christine Rose

Pirate Day Friday

On Friday the 8th of June 2018, Ally’s hosted Pirate Day Friday to fund raise money for vital research into Childhood Cancer.

Children proudly came dressed up as pirates and enjoyed various themed day activities. The day was a lot of fun for the children and educators alike, getting into their rascally characters.

Allys Kindy is proud to announce that we have raised $50.00 towards Childhood Cancer Research.

A big thank you to all families who participated and donated to such a worthy cause!

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Baby Dummy Safety

DUMMYWhile dummies are designed to help comfort and settle children, they are also a potential hazard to infants and young toddlers.

This safety information has surfaced due to a recent incident that occurred in QLD where an 18 month old baby swallowed a dummy.

Ipswich Show Banner Competition 2018

This year the Kindergarten Room participated in the Ipswich show’s Creative Banner Competition for 2018.

The children painted a banner for this competition in their free play time in the room and the children were very proud of the outcome!

Their beautiful banner was submitted into the competition and we were ecstatic to be informed that the children had won 2nd place!

Well done to all the children in our Kindergarten Room!

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Purple for Hospice 2018

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On Friday 25th of May, Ally’s Kindy participated in wearing purple for Hospice.

The purpose of wearing purple is to set a day of public consciousness with the service Ipswich Hospice provides.

Ipswich Hospice assist’s terminally ill people, their families and bereaved members of the Community by offering quality holistic care.

From Hilda’s House Ipswich Hospice provides a number of bereavement support services including one-to-one support, adult and children’s groups and community education.

Ipswich Hospice Care is a registered charitable organisation and proudly community owned and managed.  Services are provided within the Ipswich and West Moreton region in South East Queensland.

Thank you to all of our families whom participated in making Ally’s Kindy a sea of purple!

Mothers Day Morning Tea

On the 11th May, Ally’s Kindy held our Annual Mother’s Day Morning Tea. It was wonderful to have so many of our families turn up for this event!

Our Mother’s got to do a art activity each with their child and spend some time in the room playing alongside of them. Afterwards, everyone was treated to warm scones with jam and whipped cream.

Happy Mother’s Day to all of our families!

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Positive Toileting

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Toilet training is an experience that all families go through. Some families seem to have their children trained overnight. Others take longer. It can be a frustrating time between parent and child. So how can toilet training become a positive experience?

ANZAC Day Ceremony

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Anzac Day Ceremony 

On Tuesday the 24th of April, Ally’s Kindy came together as a Centre to partake in our own ANZAC ceremony.

The children previously had spent the week before preparing wreaths and practicing the Australian Anthem. The whole Centre took part in the ceremony doing a march, singing the National Australian Anthem, laying of the wreaths and a minutes silence.

“Lest we Forget”

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2018 Commonwealth Games

On the 13th April the Center came together to have a fun day in spirit of the Commonwealth Games.

All children from every age group got to participate in this day of fun and games with everyone supporting and cheering on each other in each event.  A sausage sizzle concluded the Games with each child given a Freddo Frog to celebrate everyone’s efforts! Well done everyone!
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2018 Easter Celebrations

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Easter Bonnet Parade

On the 29th of March, the children were excited to display their hats they had created for the Centre’s annual Easter Bonnet Parade. The morning went wonderfully despite having to move the parade inside due to the wet weather. Afterwards the children had an Easter lolly hunt and were thrilled with their finds! Thank you to everyone whom attended in support of their children. It was wonderful to see.

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