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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Play Dough Recipes

Play Dough Recipes
Uncooked Play Dough 3 Cups Flour 1 ½ Cups Salt 6 tsp Cream of Tartar 3 Tablespoons Cooking Oil 3 Cups boiling water Mix dry ingredients, cooking oil together in large bowl Then add boiling water Stir well until the mixture leaves the sides of the bowl Add more flower if mixture seems sticky Turn out on to hard surface and knead. Salt Ceramic Play D...
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Play Dough with Young Children

Play Dough with Young Children
At this stage children enjoy socializing and imaginary play, based on real life situations. Children make things and name them. They pretend to bake and love to get involved in making the play dough. Children at this age are often getting involved in small groups and building friendships, developing relationships and communication skills. The start...
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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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Getting Ready for School

Getting Ready for School
Everything we do in our centre is to lay solid foundations for formal learning getting your child ready for school where they will continue their journey into reading, writing and maths. During our daily fun and education children have… Opportunities and experiences to develop self-help skills and independence  Project work to extend children’...
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