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Surviving the lockdown!

Kai ora Whanau

I hope that you are all well and coping with being in lockdown. Your kaiako have been working very hard from home to ensure that you have videos, photos and activity ideas to look at daily on our Facebook page. We have also been calling, texting and e-mailing whanau to hear how everyone is doing and would love for you to send us photos or videos of what you are up to at home. You can send them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and then Whaea Kate will put them up on Facebook for all the tamariki to see.

Keeping the little one busy at home can sometimes be challenging. Here are a few things to keep in mind when planning activities:

Your home is already a learning environment. It is not necessary to turn it into a classroom or service. Learning opportunities happen anywhere every day. Remember that learning should be fun.

- Read (or hear) a story.

- Draw something.

- Do something active.

 -Hold a conversation about a topic that is interesting to them.

- Include your child in everyday home activities, like cooking, washing and cleaning.

- Have time to rest and play...remember they just want you to spend time with them

- Check out our Facebook page for activity ideas, videos and photos

Easy Paint recipe:

1 cup salt

1 cup flour

1 cup water

Food colouring

For any assistance needed, you can give Whaea Shirley a call on 027 648 8134

We are looking forward to seeing you all at kindy as soon as the lockdown is over and can't wait to have fun with you and your friends. See you soon!

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