Monthly Archives: March 2015

Baulkham Hill’s Mexican Fiesta!

Today at First Grammar Baulkham Hills we had our own Fiesta where we explored Mexican traditions, foods, music and language! The idea came when Miss Alicia and Miss Imogen were discussing different strategies that could be used to explore various cultures and the world we live in. This is when we decided on having a […]


Seven Hill’s Spider Investigation

As of late, the children in the Preschool room at First Grammar Seven Hills have shown a lot of interest in spiders. In order to understand the children’s existing knowledge about spiders, some small group discussions were conducted. A project map was subsequently formed that contained everything and anything the children could tell their educators […]


Harmony Day at Condell Park

condell park activity

At First Grammar Condell Park, we celebrated Harmony Day, a day where we celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity. It’s about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone. Miss Joanne & The Shining Stars all sat down on a sunny day and decided to do something different on the canvas. So Miss Joanne got sticky […]


Bonnyrigg Heights Harmony Week

bonnyrigg chinese lantern

Our Before School Care children at FB Bonnyrigg and Miss Stephanie thought it would be a fun idea to conclude Harmony Week by making beautiful Chinese lanterns! “Who wants to learn how to make a Chinese lantern?” she asked, “Me!” replied the children, demonstrating themselves as curious and enthusiastic participants in their learning. So the […]


Learning Through Laughter – No Joke

April Fools’ Day is celebrated widely throughout Western culture as a time to embrace being a little silly and laugh with your neighbour. While the origin of April Fools’ Day is not certain, the concept links back to a number of historical celebrations including the Roman festival of Hilaria, the Holi festival of India, and […]


Double Chocolate Anzac Biscuits

This month as we commemorate the spirit of the ANZACs we thought we would make some delicious Anzac biscuits. These delicious biscuits are thought to have been made by the wives and families of soldiers serving overseas because their ingredients would survive being transported overseas. As this month we also celebrate Easter, we added an […]


Handmade Easter Gifts

Who doesn’t love a little bit of chocolate over the Easter long weekend? Instead of a basket or a treasure hunt we decided to make a gift bag with a difference – our very own egg cases! These are easy, lots of fun and will leave everyone wondering how you got the Easter eggs inside! […]


Clean up Australia Day at Fairfield

The Bears at First Grammar Fairfield spent their busy week learning about “Clean up Australia day” and how it is a not-for-profit Australian environmental conservation organisation. The aim of the day was to help the children understand the environmental issues of waste, water and climate change that is happening around the world. The children spent […]