Toya is outgoing, talented, confident, fascinating and fun!
Her hobbies include playing and listening to music, auditioning
potential band members for her punk band and
Toya was born in Spain. When she was still a baby, Toya's
parents moved to Australia.
Toya's parents tell her that she is very lucky because they taught
her to speak Spanish as well as English and that when she
grows up she can travel to Spain and maybe even live there
like a local Spanish person.
Toya doesn't have any brothers or sisters. She spends a lot of
time with her parents and their friends. Her friends say that
this makes her quite grown up. In some ways Toya's friends
think of her as the mother of their gang of friends because
most of the time she knows the right thing to do and how to
solve tricky problems.
Toya enjoys her own company and thinks of her guitar, Freddie,
as one of her best friends. Toya spends hours and hours with
Freddie her guitar practising songs and also just
making funky noises.
Mucking around with Freddie is almost as fun as when Toya plays
with her band. At the moment, Toya and her band enjoy just
playing in Toya's garage, but one day they want to perform at
a concert for their friends. Toya
has made drawings of what she hopes the stage will look like with
flashing lights and silvery costumes.
How Toya influences our program
TOYA : ENGAGING
- Express emotions
Opportunity to express ideas and make meaning of different
media. It can include arts, crafts, music, cooking, drama and
MUSIC AND DRAMA
Playing musical instruments from Australia and other countries,
chants, rhymes, jingles, singing, movement to music.
Children explore aspects of their own identity through role
play. This can include situations to assist children deal with
relating to others, bullying, wellbeing. Having children
engage in this type of communication enable children to share
experiences and develop their vocabulary
Children develop a sense of belonging when the OSHC room
displays their work. This includes charts and posters that reflect
birthdays, favourite footy teams, hello and other words in