Exploring Aboriginal Art and Culture

Saretta Fielding is an Aboriginal woman from the Wonnarua Nation of the Upper Hunter Valley, NSW. We recently had Saretta visit our preschool over four days. She explored with the children and educators an Indigenous Art Cultural Workshop – sharing Aboriginal art, storytelling and culture. Over the 4 art sessions and hands-on exploration, Saretta shared

F.L.A.G Week

F.L.A.G (Fun Learning About God) Week provides an important connection point between the Preschool and the Junior School. This year’s theme was “Athens: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth”. Each day, the Preschool children joined with K-2 at church to hear stories about Paul told by Mikos (AKA Pr Michaela Truscott), sing songs with

Introducing the Fire Pit- MC Preschool

Risky Play… The process of introducing the fire pit begins early in the year. Educators intentionally explore safety rules with the children as we introduce them to the ‘Yarning Circle’ in the bush garden. This is introduced to the children as a place to come and sit, a place for conversations and storytelling. In the

Time to Move

Tool and Dance Demonstration Maurice from ‘Speaking in Colour’ visited with the children on Tuesday, May 25, and shared with them some of the tools he has made in our ‘yarning circle’ in the Bush Garden. The children had an opportunity to tap together some beautifully crafted tapping sticks and boomerangs, use a special tool


Anzac Day is an important tradition and remembrance celebration. Exploring children’s understanding of the symbols, ceremonies and stories of this day builds cultural competence and connects them to one of the ways of being Australian. In the lead up to ANZAC day our preschoolers were able to learn through age appropriate stories and experiences. We