Nanyima adheres to the free play philosophy, children are free to choose any activity to participate in. Every day we offer a range of activities, both indoor and outdoor which may include any of the following: Craft, painting, collage, bead making, clay, weaving, drawing, French knitting, cooking; board and card games such as Monopoly, Scrabble, Pictionary, Battleships, Uno, Connect 4, Chess, Memory, Mastermind. From time to time we have outside visitors such as KindiFarm, Crocodile Encounters, Drumbeats, Cartooning.
Other play equipment available includes large block play, Mobilo, Lego, Polydron, puzzles, Rolka blocks and a well stocked reading corner. Outside games can be self initiated or staff guided, and include handball, soccer, tip, cricket, skipping, parachute play, Frisbee. Clubs (years 4, 5 and 6) children also have access to Nintendo DS games.
Every day our educators update our program via QikKids Journeys, you can log in via the My Family Lounge to view your child’s progress and activities that we have been involved in.
Below are photos from incursions, Crocodile Encounters and SEA Australia (water safety) and African Drumming.
For more information on activities, see Programming in the Nanyima Policy Document.
Breakfast provisions of toast and milk are offered at Before School Care. A substantial afternoon tea is provided for children who attend the afternoon session, with small nutritious snacks available as necessary. Fresh drinking water will be available at all times for the children and staff. All food provided at the centre will be nutritious and varied.
Below is an example of our afternoon menu. All meals served with fruit, water and Lite milk. The current menu can be found on the noticeboard at the centre.
|Week 1||Lasagne||Baked Beans||Pasta Salad||Spaghetti||Vege Sticks|
|Week 2||Sandwiches||Spaghetti||Nachos||Tuna Pasta||Baked Beans|
|Week 3||Pasta Salad||Butter Chicken||Macaroni Cheese||Sandwiches||Tuna fried rice|
|Week 4||Tuna Pasta||Baked Beans||Sushi & Sandwiches||Penne Bolognese||Spaghetti|
|Week 5||Spaghetti||Sandwiches||Baked Beans||Pasta Salad||Nachos|
|Week 6||Stir fried beef||Pizza||Sandwiches||Nachos||Pasta Salad|
|Week 7||Penne Bolognese||Stir fried chicken||Vege sticks/dips||Sushi||Beef Udon|
|Week 8||Tuna fried rice||Macaroni cheese||Stir fried beef||Butter Chicken||Sandwiches|
|Week 9||Sushi||Nachos||Baked beans||Soup||Macaroni Cheese|
|Week 10||Nachos||Tuna Pasta||Spaghetti||Beef Udon||Pizza|
For more information on food preparation, see Food and Nutrition in the Nanyima Policy Document.