What’s New

Event: Is my child ready for School?

What it means to be ready for school means many things to many people. In this presentation Anthony will share his thinking on what it means to be ready for school and what you as a parent can do to support your child’s well-being and transition from an early childhood program to a school based...

Special Visitors, Role Play and Investigations..

Visitors to Kindalin provide the children with links to the wider community, helping to build their awareness of their part in society in which they belong. The special visitors discussed the important work they do and the children became more familiar with their different roles. The children were enthralled as they listened to the SES workers...

Reading Challenge 2017 update

We look forward to hearing from our families about their participation, from home in the Kindalin Reading Challenge. The first check-in week will be from the 5 – 9 June. We ask that all children bring in their Reading Logs so we can record how many books have been read so far. Please read on to see what’s...

Ian Wallace at Kindalin Frenchs Forest 2017

Ian shared his insights and gave practical ideas to build resilient positive behaviours in children. He discussed strategies to help build positive behaviours which included: Using positive language and a confident tone of voice Having rules and sticking to these Labelling the behaviour not the child Behaviour Management starts from a young age and 80%...

Event: Raising children in the digital age with Dr. Kristy Goodwin

Kristy translates the latest research into practical and digestible information, tips, and tricks for parents so that they can feel confident and assured that they’re raising healthy, happy and balanced kids in the digital age. “I arm parents with evidence-based information about how technology is changing the ways young children learn, develop and play. I’m on...

Our seventh annual Reading Challenge launches next week!

How time flies… and it’s almost that time of year again – time for you to brush off your bookshelf and join us for the seventh annual Kindalin Reading Challenge! Running from May to September each year, our Kindalin Reading Challenge is a fun 20-week reading marathon and a highlight of the Kindalin event calendar....

Event: Building Resilient & Responsible Children with Ian Wallace

Parenting can be tricky. As children move through their early formative years, there are moments as parents we might sometimes wish there had been an instruction booklet provided. We move forward with love and care, but sometimes it’s helpful to hear an expert talk about these beautiful and challenging years. Ian Wallace has been a...

Coffee Nights: That’s a wrap! [video]

We held 24 events this year across our all of our 8 centres. Each night was specially tailored to each child’s stage of development and the year ahead. This is the most important night of the year at Kindalin. It’s an initiation into the Kindalin Programme and an introduction to each other. Our educators and...

Event: Leaping Ahead with Speech, Language and Literacy

Parents are encouraged to attend this workshop to gain a clearer understanding of children’s language development. Research shows that a strong foundation in speech and language underpins academic success. Early intervention is the key to preventing many learning difficulties. Come to this fantastic workshop to find out: An idea of what can be expected from...

In full bloom at Kellyville Ridge

We have so much growing in our gardens. Awesome Eggplants, Tomatoes, Strawberries, Kale and even some monster Zucchinis. There are leaves and green everywhere. The children were so excited at the transformation that took place in our balmy break we just had to share.