Riding our bikes.

 We have such a great bike are here at Kids Count Pukekohe it is no wonder the children can't wait to get the bikes out and race around on them together. As they zoom around our park like grounds the children experience different obstacles and gradual levels that really help challenge and extend their gross motor skills and physical skills. Th...
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Face Painting is so much fun.

 Face painting has become one of our Children's favourite activities to explore here at Kids Count Pukekohe.  The children have a blast as they gather to watch what their peers have chosen to have painted on their face. The children are definitely masters of the moment and love the way it feels as it is being painted on their faces a...
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Relationships - Ngā Hononga

Our special Friends came to visit from Kids Count Marne Road. We were very excited to welcome them into our environment. As they began to explore their new surroundings on their visit they became very excited to meet the Teachers and some new friends. The children had so much fun playing and building new relationships before we knew it it was ...
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Caring and looking after our Chickens at Kids Count Pukekohe.

 Our Chickens at Kids Count Pukekohe Our Children have been learning all about the safety and care of our chickens. At kids Count Pukekohe our Tamariki have been learning all about our Chickens. The children are supervised when they are handling our chickens and or feeding them. Part of the awesome learning that we are implementing throughout ...
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Water play and Sand Play our Summer Fun activities.

 Ask any child under 5 what their favourite activity is, and the chances are, they'll shout out "water play"!  At Kids Count Pukekohe , our teachers enjoy this almost as much as our children, and during the summer months many happy times are spent sprinkling, sloshing, squirting , splashing and laughing as waterplay becomes a focus o...
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Our Magical Environment.

At Kids Count Pukekohe we view our children as confident, capable learners, Our passionate teachers support and empower children to learn alongside one another. Our spacious park like environment and purpose built rooms reflect a sense of exploration, investigation ,literacy and numeracy and have a rich range of experiences...
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Baking Christmas Cookies.

 On Wednesday 23rd December for our Christmas Holiday Programme at Kids Count Pukekohe we explored Baking. The older children were lucky enough to make Christmas cookies with Whaea Marg. The children were very excited as they made and decorated their Christmas cookies. They were able to explore many science concepts alongside each other s...
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Kids Count Pukekohe Children's Christmas Party.

 On Friday the 18th December we celebrated our children's Christmas Party at Kids Count Pukekohe. The weather was great, and the children got to sing and do a short performance for our whanau. There was plenty of kai, drinks, ice blocks, a yummy sausage sizzle to celebrate the coming of togetherness. The bouncy castles were out as well as a ra...
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Exploring and having so much fun together!

 In the Purerehua room we have been very busy exploring and having so much fun together. Here at Kids Count Pukekohe our wonderful Infant and Toddler room offers an environment that supports your child to feel safe, loved, and secure whilst developing a strong sense of belonging throughout their learning environment. We have wonderful teachers...
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Having fun with the Marble track.

Today we had some fun with our marble run. The children gathered around Whaea Justine and shared their ideas about how the marble track should be built. The children began to show Whaea Justine all the different pieces of the marble track and what colors of the marble track should be joined together.   As the children worke...
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Physical Activity – Korikori

The natural process of Early Childhood Learning and development begins with the body. Movement primes the brain for learning, fostering the neural pathways that form the foundations for cognitive, physical, emotional and spiritual learning. Physical activity builds the body for health and wellbeing, the brain for learning and the confidence to face...
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Our environment - To tātou taiao

It has never been more important than now to take care of our environment, and here at Kids Count Pukekohe we take great pride in teaching our children to love, respect and care for the world around us.  Our natural environments connect children with nature. We encourage recycling, teach our children about sustainability, and have&nb...
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Kids Count Pukekohe Twilight Picnic Evening

 Kids Count Pukekohe Picnic Evening.  Whanau Involvement - Whanaungatanga On Friday the 27th November Kids Count Pukekohe enjoyed a fabulous Picnic Evening with our Whanau and Tamariki.  What a great evening we had with lots of fun and laughter, sausage sizzle, games, spot prizes, coloring competitions, music, pamper s...
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Exploring the anatomy of apples.

 Science - Putaiao Here at Kids Count Pukekohe the children in Whaea Phidelia's room have been learning all about apples. The different types of apples you can buy and eat. The children learnt that apples come in many different colours, shapes and sizes. Some apples are sweet, and some apples can be sour. However, the children all agreed that ...
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Learning through Play

Ako Here at Kids Count Pukekohe the  children have the opportunity to make sense of their world through exploration and play. We offer a wide range of activities for our tamariki to be able to facilitate their own learning and development. Our tamariki have the opportunities to participate in everyday learning that may be experienced in t...
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Hello from Honey Boo Boo

Hello Kids Count Friends and Whanau My name is Honey Boo Boo. I am a Purebred Miniature Pony, and I am 7-8years old. I am very excited to be living here at KIDSCOUNT Pukekohe with my other farm animal friends.I like to think I am the boss of the animals, and make sure that they do not misbehave. I am beginning to work on my sharing skills and am le...
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Building fun with blocks.

 Blocks -Poro Raakau Building with blocks teaches our Tamariki so many wonderful things. Today the children had so much fun as they explored with the blocks outdoors today it provided them with many opportunities for social interaction as they worked with and alongside each other. Together the children were able to build and create such wonder...
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Come and join us at Kids Count Pukekohe

Welcome to Kids Count Pukekohe. We are a Kiwi-owned family of childcare centres established to ensure that each and every child attending our centres can reach their potential, no matter what their family circumstances. We believe Education is critical to future happiness and success. It starts in the home and is supported by children attending a p...
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Having Fun at Kids Count Pukekohe

 Here at Kids Count Pukekohe we offer a wide range of exciting and fun learning opportunities our children. We have a large spacious outdoor play area enriched in a natural environmental setting with large trees and gardens. This provides the children opportunities to explore, learn, build relationships, challenge themselves and gain confidenc...
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Kids Count Pukekohe Farm Animals.

Here at Kids Count Pukekohe we welcome our new additions to our nearly complete farm…. 8 chickens, two lambs, a goat and our very own miniature horse called Honey Boo Boo to the centre, who will live in a wonderful farm environment that we have created and be part of the children's learning environment. Our very own centre's Farm. We are very ...
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