Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere!!

Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere!!
Check out our Tamariki at Kids Count Tawa as they explore the magical world of bubbles. The experience is amazing filled with excitement, curiosity, and laughter. As Kaiako we believe that supporting children/ Tamariki to experience fun, engaging activities is important. Not only does it keep them happy, creating positive bonds between our children...
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Welcome Back to 2017

Welcome Back to 2017
Welcome Back to 2017 Bula, Kia ora, Namaste, Talofa Lava Welcome to 2017, we have lots of exciting learning experiences and events planned for this year and I am delighted that so many families are already back and many new whanau have joined us to explore these special moments with us.  Last month we had 21 children graduated from Kids Count ...
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Kelvin Road Graduates - January 2017

Kelvin Road Graduates - January 2017
On Wednesday 27th January we were very proud to see 13 of our 5 year olds graduating from Kids Count, as they begin their journey at “Big School”. With all their friends and whanau watching on, each child, many who have been with us since they were babies, was called up by whaea Atamaria, our senior teacher in the 4 year old room.  Atamaria de...
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Holiday Programme

We celebrated the festive holiday season with a fun filled holiday programme that offered a variety of hands on fun learning experiences daily over December and January. There were days of getting messy or wet and exploring creative expressive arts while making discoveries along the way.  There were many challenging fun physical experiences of obst...
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Goodbye to 2016

Tena Koutou Katoa  This is my last message of the year and look forward to having another nga korero in the new year.  The year of 2016 has been full of learning, investigations, explorations, challenges and achievements with nga tamariki & their whanau. I would like to acknowledge the hard work and the great support we have received from you a...
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Centre Updates - January 2017

It has been just over a year since starting in my new position at Kids Count Marne.  One of my biggest highlights is working to my strengths of organising planned events and celebrations throughout the year.  Celebrating awareness days awhi the Belonging strand of Te Whariki.  In detail it supports the goals of tamariki and their whanau experience ...
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Early Literacy Really Matters

Early Literacy Really Matters
Early literacy really matters and the best way is to encourage this is through the love of books. Children will let you know their favourite book and will ask you to read it again and again and again. Show delight in the fact they enjoy dramatic pauses and repeating phrases as they can join in the story telling and they know what is coming next. Sh...
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