Wow what a great September.

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‚ÄčLet spring begin. We started the month with the chidren planting some seeds, some vegies and some flowers, the children have been able to water these and watch them grow.  Our Nga Teina rooms planning was just focused on spring and everything that happens during spring, like all the baby lambs that are born and the daffidols th...
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August 2017

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Wow, August has been such  fun filled month, we had a lot going  on. Our 4 year olds planning for August was based on the Children's voices and interests, some of those activities /interests were arts and crafts, puzzles and team sports. The children got to expereiance something different everyday, with beautiful activites and a grea...
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Weymouth in July

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Welcome back to all those that have been off on a wonderful term break! With many children away with their families, those that did come in were spoilt with a range of fun filled activities. The children got to go the botanical gardens, supermarket shopping, sports day in the car park, made lolly log and rice bubble cakes, went on a treasure hunt a...
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Nga Teina for March 2017

Nga Teina for March 2017
During the month we had a fantastic nature walk looking for spiders and their webs! We found many webs with flies and other insects caught in them but the spiders seemed to have gone.  We also found many cicada shells, some children were brave enough to hold them while others just looked at them from afar.   Some children also got to visi...
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Nga Tuakana for March 2017

Nga Tuakana for March 2017
This month we worked on building our tamariki's confidence with communication and basic literacy.  In the process of doing so we chose a new book each week, focusing on the different parts of the book, the story itself, the different characters and the illustrations. Our tamariki then used their imaginations to draw what they loved most about ...
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Gymnastics at our Weymouth Centre

Gymnastics at our Weymouth Centre
As part of our transition to school program this year we are taking all our 4-year-old children to the Clendon Recreation Centre on a Tuesday for gymnastic lessons.  The children have been really enjoying taking part, and are all every excited and enthusiastic for Tuesdays to roll around each week.  Through the program the children are de...
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Fun Over the Christmas Holiday

What a fantastic time all the children have had over the Christmas holidays! With many of the children on holiday there was lots of opportunities for local walks and trips for those that came in. The children got to visit the park, the beach, have lots of picnics, dress up days, water play days etc. With the children's key interest at the moment be...
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Christmas Party - trip to Butterfly Creek

Christmas Party - trip to Butterfly Creek
For our Christmas party this year the staff decided to treat the children to a trip to butterfly creek as they have been interested in many animals. The children got to learn lots about all the different animals prior to this trip, getting them all excited and enthusiastic about what was to come. Once the day finally arrived the children were all v...
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