Sunday, January 21 2018

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Jenna and Katie to lead the Emu Room

Jenna and Katie to lead the Emu Room

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Jenna and Katie are excited to be leading the Emu Room in 2018 to 'big school' and beyond! Katie has been an educator for 12 years, coming up to her third year at Columba Cottage while Jenna, an educator for almost nine years has worked at Columba Cottage since 2011. Some families ...
Linda Loves Outside of School Hours Care

Linda Loves Outside of School Hours Care

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Linda is one of our Outside of School Hours Care (OSHC) educators who works both with Vacation Care, Before and After School Care as well as in the Preschool rooms at Columba Cottage. Linda enjoys the range of experiences that OSHC offers and the opportunity to learn more about the ol ...
Columba Cottage Dance Program

Columba Cottage Dance Program

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From 2018, children in the Bilby, Platypus, Kangaroo and Emu rooms at Columba Cottage will enjoy dance in the Iona Performing Arts Centre's state-of-the-art dance studio. Taught by St Columba's specialist dance teacher and supported by their regular educators, the children will experienc ...
My Child is Different at Daycare!

My Child is Different at Daycare!

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Many parents tell me that their child is behaving differently at preschool and/or daycare and it’s quite often the complete opposite to what they’re doing at home. For example a boy in our Possum room will eat his vegetables at daycare but will refuse point blank at home! Others will pre ...
Christmas Holidays at Columba Cottage Vacation Care

Christmas Holidays at Columba Cottage Vacation Care

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The Christmas school holidays are going to be jam-packed with activities for children at Columba Cottage Vacation Care. There is so much for Kindergarten to Year 6 aged students to enjoy- from feeding the farm animals at Roses Vineyard Petting Zoo, trips to the cinema, climbing at the Ce ...
Bec might be strong, but she has a gentle heart!

Bec might be strong, but she has a gentle heart!

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Bec has been working with Columba Cottage for almost two years and has loved every minute of it!  Her favourite part of the day is definitely cuddle time, always found with lots of little friends crowding her for attention.  When not at work, Bec can be found doing CrossFit and ...
Feeding Fussy Children

Feeding Fussy Children

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Fussy eaters! If you’ve never had to deal with one, consider yourself lucky. From the baby who doesn’t feed well, to the toddler who refuses seemingly everything, to the school aged child who is a “fussy” eater - they’re all a normal, yet difficult part of any parent's life. Practical ...
Thank You to our Educators!

Thank You to our Educators!

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Early Childhood Educators Day was celebrated on Wednesday 6th September as a "way to recognise and celebrate the work of early educators working in long day care, community care and kindergarten/preschool services, for their enormous contribution to the wellbeing and healthy development ...
Keep Safe Day (13)

Keeping Safe at Columba Cottage

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In celebration of Child Protection Week, children at Columba Cottage were treated to a day focused on personal safety with visits from the Bravehearts Education Team and the local police and fire brigade to provide our children with the knowledge of how to stay safe in emergencies and in ...