The History of Halloween - Sticks & Stones Education

The History of Halloween

In this blog, we'll delve into the history of Halloween, explore its global celebrations, and discover how it aligns with the Early Years Learning Framework. Plus, we've got a bag full of tricks and treats with fun educational activities for the little ones in your lives. 

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World Smile Day - Sticks & Stones Education

World Smile Day

Celebrating World Smile Day: Spreading Joy and PositivityIn a world that often seems too busy and stressful, there's one day that encourages us to ...

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Grandparent's Day - Sticks & Stones Education

Grandparent's Day

Grandparents' Day, a day dedicated to celebrating the significance of these cherished family members, falls on a Sunday in early September each yea...

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Aussie Backyard Bird Count in Early Childhood - Sticks & Stones Education

Aussie Backyard Bird Count in Early Childhood

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is more than just a simple observation activity – it's a gateway to exploring the wonders of nature and nurturing a lifelong connection to the environment. By integrating this event into early childhood education settings, educators can inspire a sense of wonder, curiosity, and responsibility in their students. So, grab your binoculars, pencils, and notebooks, and get ready to embark on a delightful journey of bird discovery!

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National Nutrition Week - Sticks & Stones Education

National Nutrition Week

National Nutrition Week serves as a reminder of the vital role that nutrition plays in our overall well-being. It aims to raise awareness about the impact of our dietary choices on our health, growth, and development. By emphasizing the significance of nutrition, this week-long observance aims to inspire individuals and communities to make positive changes to their eating habits, leading to a healthier and happier life.

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International Day of Sign Language: Celebrations in ECE - Sticks & Stones Education

International Day of Sign Language: Celebrations in ECE

The International Day of Sign Language, observed annually on September 23rd, is a testament to the power of sign languages in promoting communication and inclusivity. Sign languages are complete, natural languages with their own grammar and vocabulary, allowing individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing to communicate effectively and express themselves on par with spoken languages. This day raises awareness about the importance of recognizing and supporting sign languages as a means to break down communication barriers and create an inclusive society.

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National Bilby Day - Sticks & Stones Education

National Bilby Day

Celebrating National Bilby Day: Fostering Awareness and Education Australia is home to a unique and diverse array of wildlife, and among its most i...

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Save the Koala Month - Sticks & Stones Education

Save the Koala Month

Save the Koala Month: Commemorate in ECE Celebrating Save the Koala Month: Preserving Australia's Iconic MarsupialSeptember is a special month for ...

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Talk Like A Pirate Day - Sticks & Stones Education

Talk Like A Pirate Day

Talk Like A Pirate Day! This whimsical celebration, observed every September 19th, offers a treasure trove of learning opportunities for early childhood development. So hoist the Jolly Roger and dive into a sea of fun, learning, and imaginative play.

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Celebrations in ECE: Early Childhood Educator's Day

Early Childhood Educators Day serves as a reminder that educators are the unsung heroes of our society, laying the foundation for a brighter future. By celebrating their dedication and hard work, we acknowledge their significant impact on children's lives and the community as a whole. Through thoughtful gestures and expressions of gratitude, we can make this day truly special for the guardians of childhood development.

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Yearly Calendar Of Cultural Celebrations And Events For Early Childhood Services - Sticks & Stones Education

Yearly Calendar Of Cultural Celebrations And Events For Early Childhood Services

Are you in search of distinctive days to acknowledge or commemorate in your early learning service? Are you looking at delving into global cultures within your early childhood service or school? You're in luck! I've meticulously curated an extensive calendar of significant days, celebrations, and social-cultural gatherings in Australia AND now I'm turning it into its very own blog featuring the history and significance of the days as well as ways you might like to mark the occasion as well as some resources that might help you along the way!

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