Skills for life...

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Our four year olds in the Tainui room have been growing a vege garden. They have started from the beginning of planning a garden to digging the garden, planting seeds, repotting and then putting their plants into the garden and now caring for the garden. This a life skill they can take with them wherever they go. By digging our back lawn teaches yo...
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Library Visits

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This year we have started our Library visits. The senior tamariki go along with our Kaiako and parent helpers to the Pukekohe Library where they run activities and read to tamariki. The Pukekohe Library send along a Library staff member to run a program here for our Junior Tamariki. This is a great experience for all tamariki getting used to excurs...
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Learning about the Cook Islands

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What  a fabulous week we have had, the weather never seems to dampen our spirits. As I type this the weather has settled in and the outlook is grey. Yet here at Kids Count Pukekohe we have a sunshine outlook  The week has been full-on ,learning about the Cook Islands  running around until you just need a rest, munching on y...
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Holiday Blast

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Friday has arrived and here at Kids Count we have had the most phenomenal week. The holiday program has been in full swing and all of our tamariki have had the best time and I believe so have alot of our staff. Baking and pampering, wheel day and who can forget our teddy bear picnic so much variety. We had the pleasure of having many special guests...
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Guest Visitor

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We have a visitor who periodically  likes to  pop in and lend a hand. I am not sure but I think he believes he works here. I am not sure but it has been said that he has been seen in a Kids Count van( not driving). We are excited to see what happens next with our new friend so please make sure that you follow our Faceb...
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Amazing School Holiday Fun Part 1

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What a week we have had at Kids Count Pukekohe. The holidays brought the sun, the rain, the wind and yet that did not deter us from having the best time. From experiments to teddy bear picnics wheels we just did not stop. It was a fun filled energetic amazing two weeks of some incredible times and bucket loads of fun. I tried with photos to capture...
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MATARIKI - AMAZING EXPERIENCE

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Matariki was the most amazing night. Thank you to all the families that came and made the night so memorable. To see all the dancing children, the smiling faces and the wonderful star painted faces. We had a beautiful celebration and look forward to next year to do it all again.
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Monday Rememberance

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Its Monday who knows the exciting things we are all going to get up to. It seems like the day is trying to hold onto as much sun as possible so for Kids Count Pukekohe that can only mean one things...………………..bikes, sand, running around, exploring and just enjoying each other s company while having a blast. Just recently  we...
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Supporting Pink Shirt Day

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On Friday the 17th May ,we are supporting Pink Shirt Day to support groups and organisations who are trying to bring attention to Bullying. Some of our staff will be wearing Pink and we would love to see our little ones wearing Pink in some form. So tomorrow will be the day of Pink............
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Swimmer of the Term

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So this our team dory swimmer De'A'Dre So proud of you De'A'Dre and how far you have come along completing your Manaia Level 2 floating unassisted front/back(10secs) while blowing bubbles. So amazing how you could glide through  the hoop so fast and calm like a rocket which lead you to glide into streamline fast kicking without a board to coll...
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Wander On In...……….

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We are on the search for more children to come and join our family. We have the most phenomenal center with an outdoor play area that will take your breath away. We have a heated pool where our qualified swimming Instructor ensures that our 3 and 4 year olds are gaining water skills and confidence in the water. Our teachers are creative, passionate...
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Easter Bunnies

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We had Easter a little early with some Easter helpers 
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"Wood" you like to come and play

Such amazing things happening at Kids Count. We are very fortunate to have teachers who can put together something out of nothing. The end result is something that has the children and the "Big Children" very entertained.
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HAMPER WINNER

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Huge Congratulations to Michelle Hargreaves for being the lucky winner of the AMP Hamper. Hope you enjoy the huge amount of fabulous goodies inside. Thank you to all who entered
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Drying Out

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Our children are enjoying the heated pool, working on their water safety and learning new skills. Its so vital to keep them safe and build their confidence in and around water. We are so lucky to have qualified instructors who are able to impart knowledge that will last a lifetime. Its so cute to see the line up of togs after a fun time in the pool...
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Kids Count Pukekohe Fire Drill at its " Finest"

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We managed to get some wonderful photos of some of our 3-year old's when we had a Fire Drill. On their own accord and without instruction as soon as they heard the bell, regardless of what they were doing and where they were playing, they went immediately over to our meeting point. This is such an amazing achievement and something we wanted to ackn...
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Swimming Time

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Walking around the center I couldn't resist the urge to pop into the swimming pool to see what was happening.  We are so lucky our swimming instructor is so passionate about passing on her knowledge of water and making sure they are learning safety when they are near water and in the water. The children love the time they get in the water and ...
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Huge " Thanks" for Everything

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Sometimes in the speed of the day you can forget that so much behind the scenes is needed to create the perfect environment for our little people and our staff.  Thank you Matua for all you do from the smallest job to the monumental lawn mowing.
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Sand Adventure

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Our tiniest family members enjoy the sandpit just as much as the bigger members of our family. They love to play outside in the covered sandpit and investigate the fun of Sand. I don't know who is having the most fun.....the smile says it all
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Beautiful Day in Pukekohe

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Was so lovely to have a walk around our center. The sun was out in full abundance and just starting to make itself known. I noticed we had a few little people starting to play out doors before the heat of the day starts to really make an impact. Water play had started. Working with such passionate people, who every day try and squeeze and create ac...
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