The Magic of Childhood


This year's theme

The early years of childhood are a magical time when children learn from exploring the wonders of the world around them, whether jumping in puddles, playing in a sandpit or chasing bubbles. 

 

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As parents, families and as early childhood educators, we have the privilege of giving children opportunities to learn about the world around them through play and exploration, making their childhood magical.

 

There is magic in the everyday. 

 

There is magic in finding an acorn. 

 

There is magic in sitting down in a sandpit and feeling the sand flow through your fingers. 

 

There is magic in dressing up and imagining you're a pirate or a fairy in a far away land!

 

This year's theme is a celebration of the imagination, wonder and delight of childhood.

 

We acknowledge the importance of early learning in children’s physical, cognitive, emotional and social development, and in nurturing the magic of childhood.

 

 “Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.” Roald Dahl


“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” Albert Einstein


“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.” Dr. Seuss


“I really love being human. But some days I really wish I could be fairy.” Greta, age 4


We invite you to share your memories/quotes/thoughts!

Do you remember looking for fairies in the back yard? Or using a towel to create a superman cape and jumping from the great height of the couch? 

 

To celebrate the magic of childhood we'd love you to share your photos of magical moments with the children in your early learning service to Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #ACAVMagicOfChildhood.

 

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ACA Victoria Excellence in ECEC Conference 17 & 18 August 2018

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