2018 Calendar Incentive Category Competition February Winner!

Congratulations to 3 Bears Cottage from Coffs Harbour for winning the February 2018 "Valentines" Day!

We would also like to thank all the other entries!

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ACA NSW CALENDAR

ACA NSW is excited to introduce a fun and exciting competition running from January 2018 through to September 2018.

For every month we have selected one day to encourage fun and learning through group participation. Best entry wins a prize and will qualify as a finalist in the ACA NSW Calendar Incentive category, to be presented at the Early Childhood Education Week Gala night on 27 October 2018.

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25 Jan - Aussie Cozzie Day
Feeling mischievous? Aussie Cozzie Day gives you an excuse to get out your swimming costumes, splash your friends and have some fun with water based activities. Don’t forget to be sun safe! Take some photos and send us your best pic of your staff and kids having fun with water; along with a 300 max word description of the day’s events and how your centre celebrated Aussie Cozzie Day.

14 Feb - Valentine’s Day
February is the month of love, Valentine’s Day and also home to Heart Kids Sweetheart Day. Support Heart Kids on 14th February 2018 and get together to help fund vital support and life-changing medical research into childhood heart disease. Show us how your service celebrated Valentine’s Day by wearing red and making “Get Well Soon Heart Cards” for children with heart disease.

2 March - World Wildlife Day
The World is full of amazing creatures from every possible medium. World Wildlife Day is a day to remind us of our responsibilities to our world; and the lifeforms we share it with. Take some photos and send your best pic with a 300 max word description of how your centre celebrated World Wildlife Day.

3 April - International Children’s Book Day
Since 1967, on or around Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, 2 April, International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children’s books. Take some photos and send your best pic with a 300 max word description of the activities your service participated in.

18 May - Walk safely to school Day
Now in its 19th year, National Walk Safely to School Day (WSTSD) is an annual event when all children will be encouraged to walk and commute safely to school. It is a Community Event seeking to promote Road Safety, Health and the Environment. Take some photos and send your best pic with a 300 max word description of how your centre participated in walk safely to school day.

21 June - World Music Day
Also known as the ‘Fête de la Musique’. The festival has become an international phenomenon, celebrated on the same day in more than 700 cities in 120 countries, bringing people from all over to rejoice and celebrate everything music. Have your own mini music festival, celebrate all things musical or even create some music of your own. Send your best photos with a 300 max word description of the activities your service participated in

10 July - Teddy Bear Picnic day
It’s a wonderful day for a stroll in the woods! Grab your favourite stuffed toy, a hamper of goodies, and set off for Teddy Bear Picnic Day! Why not arrange an outing with friends and family, or even your own garden and enjoy the summer sun, fun and games, with your favourite toys. Take some photos and send your best pic with a 300 word description of what your centre did for Teddy Bear Picnic Day.

3 Aug - Munch & Move day
Munch & Move is NSW Health initiative that supports the healthy development of children birth to 5 years by promoting physical activity, healthy eating and reduced small screen time. Make something healthy to eat and have the children help, implement a fun, play-based approach to supporting healthy eating and physical activity habits in young children. Take some photos and send your best pic with a 300 word description of what activities took place at your service for Munch & Move Day.

19 Sept – Cupcakes 4 A Cure
Support childhood cancer research. Sell your fresh baked cupcakes at a morning or afternoon tea at your school, workplace or just between friends to raise funds for the bold research needed to find better treatments and ultimately a cure for childhood cancer. As a Cupcakes 4 A Cure host, you will receive a pack including fundraising tips, collection box, poster and balloons to help promote your day. Take some photos and send your best pic with a 300 word description of what fundraising activities you did and how much your service raised for the kids cancer project.

How to Enter: We want to know how you spent the day. Take some photos and send your best pic with a 300 max word description of the activities your service participated in. Send your e-mail to nsw@childcarealliance.org.au. Closing of entries end at midnight on the last day of that month. Example. January 2018 "Ozzie Cozzie" entries close on 31 January 2018 at midnight. Winners will be contacted via phone.

 

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