Sonas Baldivis North –  The Garden
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Sonas Baldivis North – The Garden

What great fun we have out in the garden. We love running, playing with our friends and exploring the outdoors. Playing outside allows children to develop more advanced motor skills than children who spend most of their time indoors, including agility, balance and coordination.  Children who spend time playing outdoors are more likely to move in ways that…

Sonas Baldivis North – Exploring Technology in our Zen Studio
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Sonas Baldivis North – Exploring Technology in our Zen Studio

We can use technology in a purposeful way, much like they do with other learning materials, such as art supplies, blocks, books, toys, etc.  Technology allows us the ability to record, save, and share what they learned in class that day, or more specifically during a particular lesson. We were able to listen to stories and…

Sonas Baldivis North – Self Help Skills
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Sonas Baldivis North – Self Help Skills

Look how confident we are at serving our own meals. When children practise self-help skills, it boosts their confidence. Children are naturally inclined to want to do things for themselves. Encouraging your child’s self-care, like feeding themselves, serving themselves reduces their stress and promotes their self-esteem. Teaching your child to be self-sufficient is a gradual process…

Sonas Baldivis North – Safe4Kids- Protective Education Program 
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Sonas Baldivis North – Safe4Kids- Protective Education Program 

Over the past week we have introduced the Safe4Kids program. Our children have begun to explore Concept 1, which is that we all have a right to feel safe. We spent time discussing this and looking at pictures talking about what makes us feel safe and what makes us feel unsafe and talking about the…