Have you met our chicks? There are so many learning opportunities as we watch them hatch, grow and interact with each other. Please ask and the children can show you how to hold them!
Good oral health is vital to our overall wellbeing, therefore it is critical for children to develop early dental hygiene habits, ensuring the development of healthy adult teeth. At Bear N Joey Long Day Care & Preschool, our holistic view of children ensures we cater for ALL areas of their development, including oral hygiene. Our daily practices include 'rinsing' our teeth after eating and implementing oral health education programs. ... See more
There was much excitement as our incubator and chicken playpen arrived from Henny Penny Chicken’s, with 12 eggs in the incubator and 4 chicks for the children to observe until the other eggs started to hatch. We didn’t have to wait long before egg started to crack, cracking more and more throughout the day, before a wet chick made its way into the world! What an experience for the children to observe! Once the chickens had dried off, we then placed them into the playpen with the other chicks. ... See more
Have you RSVP'd to our Family & Children's Christmas Party??? Friday 13th December 2019 at 4.30pm. There is still time - Be quick - Don't miss out on an afternoon of entertainment and fun!!!
The NSW Bush Fires continue to burn, and while we are not dealing directly with the blazes we are dealing with the thick blanket of smoke covering Sydney. The air quality rating is poor and people with asthma or other breathing issues have been warned to stay indoors, avoid outdoor exercise and seek medical advice as needed. We will adhere to this advice and continue our curriculum in the safest way possible. The haze is likely to dissipate with a southerly change in the afternoon. Once again, a huge THANK YOU to everyone involved in battling the fires and protecting communities. ... See more
Stay Alert - if you're traveling home to Avalon, be aware there is a grass fire at Macpherson St, Warriewood. We are still safe at BnJ.
Catastrophic Fire Danger - It goes without saying that our number one priority is to ensure the children and educators are safe are not in harm’s way. We remain open while we monitor the fire dangers, assess our risk and receive the latest information about the fires across NSW via the NSW Rural Fire Services 'Fires Near Me' app using a 20km radius. Families and the community are encourage to stay informed and have a plan in place if they need to travel. Information can be found on the 'Fires Near Me' app by visiting the Apple App Store, Google Play and webpage (https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/fires-near-me). ... See more
CATASTROPHIC FIRE DANGER SYDNEY, HUNTER, ILLAWARRA/SHOALHAVEN - VERY DANGEROUS FIRE CONDITIONS TODAY - Statewide total fire ban in force. If you are threatened by fire, take action to protect your life. Avoid bush fire prone areas. Check the latest. ... See more
Bear n Joey will remain OPEN and fully operational. Due to the extreme weather forecast for Tuesday 12th November, we have taken measures to ensure the children's health and safety remain a high priority. ... See more
35 more sleeps before our Preschoolers Graduate! Ensure you RSVP your attendance as soon as possible