Maisy Mouse Party

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 15:49

The Maisy Mouse Party at the Diamond Valley Library was so much fun! The Library was inundated with young Maisy fans. We danced with Maisy, we sang with Maisy, we read Maisy stories and we even had our photo taken with Maisy Mouse! There were Maisy puzzles, colour-in sheets, cup decorating and a very special Maisy Reading tent. What a great way to celebrate Playgroup . . . more »

Maisy Mouse Party

Posted on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 15:49

The Maisy Mouse Party at the Diamond Valley Library was so much fun! The Library was inundated with young Maisy fans. We danced with Maisy, we sang with Maisy, we read Maisy stories and we even had our photo taken with Maisy Mouse! There were Maisy puzzles, colour-in sheets, cup decorating and a very special Maisy Reading tent. What a great way to celebrate Playgroup . . . more »

Mother's Day @ Diamond Valley

Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 17:29

This week the overall theme in the Diamond Valley Library was Mother's Day . The week started with Baby Story Time on Monday morning, where we sang out favourite songs about Mum. A popular rhyme was - Pat your head and rug your tummy, Touch your toes and hug you Mummy! After school the school crowd came in to decorate a plant container for Mother's . . . more »

Mother's Day @ Diamond Valley

Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 17:29

This week the overall theme in the Diamond Valley Library was Mother's Day . The week started with Baby Story Time on Monday morning, where we sang out favourite songs about Mum. A popular rhyme was - Pat your head and rug your tummy, Touch your toes and hug you Mummy! After school the school crowd came in to decorate a plant container for Mother's . . . more »

Chicken fun and more

Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 15:24

Easter holidays came and went. The children at the Diamond Valley Library were entertained with about a dozen little chicks hatching in the Library. The incubator and some already hatched chicks were delivered at the Library just after Easter. All through the first week we could see chicks hatching. It was such an interesting and exiting process! The children loved to play and pat the . . . more »

Chicken fun and more

Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 15:24

Easter holidays came and went. The children at the Diamond Valley Library were entertained with about a dozen little chicks hatching in the Library. The incubator and some already hatched chicks were delivered at the Library just after Easter. All through the first week we could see chicks hatching. It was such an interesting and exiting process! The children loved to play and pat the . . . more »

Beans and the circle of life.

Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 16:22

Late last year Lucy helped plant some bean seedlings for our edible cubby. She has been visiting the courtyard regularly to water them. The climbing bean plants grew and grew and produced healthy beans. A couple of weeks ago we gave Lucy a couple of beans. She put them on some cotton wool in a glass jar. Today before story time she proudly showed off . . . more »

Beans and the circle of life.

Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 16:22

Late last year Lucy helped plant some bean seedlings for our edible cubby. She has been visiting the courtyard regularly to water them. The climbing bean plants grew and grew and produced healthy beans. A couple of weeks ago we gave Lucy a couple of beans. She put them on some cotton wool in a glass jar. Today before story time she proudly showed off . . . more »

Beans and the circle of life.

Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 16:22

Late last year Lucy helped plant some bean seedlings for our edible cubby. She has been visiting the courtyard regularly to water them. The climbing bean plants grew and grew and produced healthy beans. A couple of weeks ago we gave Lucy a couple of beans. She put them on some cotton wool in a glass jar. Today before story time she proudly showed off . . . more »

Summer Holiday Highlights

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 15:27

Launch Summer Reading Club: Spyglass decorating. Lego Club: a weekly event. Now continuing every Tuesday (after school (3.30 - 5.00 pm) Playing the Wii was a popular past time. Tricky with your mask on! Summer Reading Club Party: Spyglass Charlie! . . . more »

A worm farm & an edible cubby

Posted on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 16:38

A joined activity between the Preschool story time children and the Garden Club was a great success: The children listened/watched a special Auslan storytelling session with the theme Gardening & Food. This was followed by the launch of our own Worm farm and planting of climbing beans for an edible cubby. It didn't take us long to decide which worms to eat and which worms . . . more »

Junk Puppet Workshop for Kids in AUSLAN and English

Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 10:06

Turn a milk carton into a monster, a binder into a baby, or a spring into something completely unexpected at this workshop presented in AUSLAN (Australian Sign Language) and English. In the JUNK PUPPETS workshop, participants learn techniques to turn absolutely anything they can lay their hands on into a character bursting with personality. They learn about puppet design, manipulation and construction . . . more »