Well the last couple of weeks have been filled up with the wind up of Term 3 and the mad rush to create a huge stock of new resources for Term 4!
During our last week of term we pulled out all the favourite activities and just let loose! The ball pit was resurrected for the littlies (for one last time I think as it is looking very well loved now), the fishing set had a work out and the trolley was put to good use. There were some awesome 'Fancy Dance' moves pulled out and the drums were given one last bash. We celebrated the kids' achievements with our end of term Head Start rewards and there were plenty of happy little faces taking their special badges home to put them on the fridge and show them off to Dad!
Since then the Head Start team has gone into overdrive to get sorted for Term 4 - there will be loads of awesome new resources and fun new activities and games to discover! A few of the skills to be covered next term are as follows:
Auditory Association - there are some exciting noisy books and amazing new sound buttons to help us learn about associated noises!
Touch - this is a FUN one, we will be exploring all sorts of different textures and learning through hands-on experience.
Vision - we will incorporate our new posting tubes this week and practice tracking objects both big and smal with our eyes.
Gross Motor - a new addition to the Head Start skills, each term will now include a gross motor skill. This term we get busy with running and jumping!
Our Puku Playdate classes also have some exciting new topics coming up, including, free activities to do in town, baby massage, choosing toys and development of milestones. Plus of course there will be new songs and activities for our littlest Head Starters!
So there is a little taster of what is yet to come...be sure to tune in each week to see how it all goes and to see some pictures of our Head Start kids showing off their amazing skills they have gained!
Term 4 starts the week following Labour Weekend and runs for 8 weeks - there are limited spaces still available so be sure to call us at 487 9698 if you are keen to enroll!
Enjoy the holidays!! x Lizz & the Head Start Team.