July Holiday Programme

received_517049822684651
Our first week of the July Holiday Programme was successfully executed.  Tamariki and kaiako had so much fun and enjoyed the activities together. We can't wait to see what the 2nd week of the holidays have in store for us.... 
  40 Hits

What makes Marne Road unique?

received_1111813729347259
The tamariki and kaiako at Marne Road makes our centre unique! Different personalities challenge and compliment each other and a sense of belonging and exploration ensures that every day at Marne Road is an unique experience. Sunshine, rain or wind cannot keep our spirits down and we have fun both indoor and outdoors. Pop in any time for ...
  35 Hits

Having fun despite the cold weather...

received_1421266101580154
This week the temperatures were very low and tamariki and kaiako felt the chill in the air....but it did not get us down! We continued to explore our surroundings, strengthen friendships and celebrate Matariki. Our Juniors room also went on a little "trip" to the pool area to explore the veggie garden and learn about planting and harvesting. First ...
  53 Hits

Exploration, adventures and friendships....

received_359740172165250
Tamariki at Marne Road are very creative when it comes to finding ways to explore their environment. Building relationships and friendships are very important and we encourage tamariki to extend their social and language skills through play. Look at what they have been up to....
  55 Hits

Health and Safety at Marne Road

received_815600719366001
Here at Marne Road we take health and safety very seriously. Every month we practice our fire and earthquake drills with tamariki to ensure they know what to do in case of an emergency. It is great to see them confidently curl into the "turtle" position and hide under the tables to keep themselves safe. Tino pai to mahi tamariki...
  44 Hits

What have our tamariki been up to?.....

received_320451892980823
Here at Marne Road we celebrate our differences and learn to respect each other's cultures. We also promote friendships and active exploration, whilst keeping health and safety in mind. Our tamariki interests shape our learning programme and we ensure that their learning and development is enhanced. Tino pai to mahi tamariki ma
  112 Hits

Staff well-being at Marne Road

received_4136688999771766
Here at Marne Road we take staff well-being very seriously. We have got a staff appreciation basket with some goodies in for the staff to come and choose something after being nominated by their peers. We also write notes on the whiteboard in the staffroom to acknowledge each other for doing a great job. On Friday, 4 June 2021, the teachi...
  121 Hits

Are you looking for an Environment that is Inspiring, Nurturing and full of fun?

20210531_102733
Here at Kids Count Pukekohe we offer amazing opportunities for our children to grow and thrive in an environment that is nurturing, inspiring and full of fun. At kids Count Pukekohe we take play seriously, because children learn best through experiences created through play. Children learn from their play, they grow in self-confidence, self-express...
  103 Hits

Physical Literacy

20210527_103756
Physical literacy is not just about movement skills it is also about how the brain and body are connected, and helps children use movement to develop intellectually, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. Children learn through play, and their bodies learn this way too. At Kids Count Pukekohe our Tamariki love to run, climb, jump and explore their...
  98 Hits

Celebrating Gumboot Friday at Marne Road

received_2771556416394894
On Friday, 28 May 2021, we celebrated Gumboot Friday here at Marne Road. We encouraged tamariki to come to kindy in their gumboots and enjoy the day with us. It was great to see the different kinds of gumboots and the wet weather was perfect for gumboots too. Thank you to everyone who supported this worthy cause and wore your gumboots on the day!&n...
  117 Hits

Learning how to control our breathing

kc-wbnr-tawa
Over the past few weeks in TWA we have been focusing on controlling our breathing.  There are a number of reasons why this is important for young children. We have offered a range of different experiences for the children to explore their breathing and challenge themselves. Some of the experiences were quite easy and some were a little mo...
  123 Hits

Pink Shirt Day 2021

received_159720889365330
Today, 21 May 2021, we celebrated Pink Shirt Day in support of anti-bullying. We asked whanau and kaiako to dress in pink to support this worthy cause. It was lovely to see all the pink in the centre and the babies had a special "pink" activity planned for the day. Tamariki also watched short movies about kindness and anti-bullying and talked about...
  121 Hits

Kelvin Road - Our trip to MOTAT

Motat-trip
In April our theme was TRANSPORT, so our older children went to MOTAT. Learning: EXPLORATION on how trains work. Contribution: Working together & taking turns at being the train driver. "For a small child there is no division between playig and learning; between the things he or she does 'just for fun' and things that are 'educational.' The chi...
  228 Hits

Celebrating International Day of Families at KCM

received_589254469133546
Today, 14 May, we celebrated International Day of Families here at Marne Road. As we are a very culturally diverse centre, tamariki talked about their families at mat time and we all had yummy picnic outside as Marne Road whanau. Whaea Brooke's teddy bears also came to visit us at the picnic and enjoyed the morning with us. Ahakoa, N...
  122 Hits

Mother's Day 2021

received_466641421273820
On Friday 7 May we celebrated Mother's Day at Marne Road. Our lovely mums joined us for High Tea and we had lots of spot prizes and hampers to give away. Tamariki made beautiful gifts to take home and enjoyed pizza for their lunch. Everyone had a great morning and our mums were spoiled with yummy kai, gifts and cuddles. Thank you to everyone w...
  106 Hits

Ending off April with a bang!

received_294286758848490
It is hard to believe that April is finished already. This month we were very busy at kindy....building friendships, learning, exploring and having fun. Our holiday program was a great success and looking at all the photos, tamariki had a great week. Keep up the good mahi everyone...
  95 Hits

Ending off the term with a big bang!

received_518023819358875
This week is the last week before school holidays. However, it did not stop us here at Marne road - for us it was busy as  usual. Inside activities, outside activities, feeding the chickens and dancing to our favourite songs....what a great week we had!  
  102 Hits

Having fun Balancing

20210310_093410
 Having fun balancing both indoors and outdoors. At kids Count Pukekohe our Tamariki have had so much fun exploring balance both indoors and outdoors. This wonderful learning experience provides many opportunities for the children to learn about problem solving, perseverance, determination, communication, and teamwork. Children love moving and...
  142 Hits

What did we get up to this week?

This was a very busy week at Marne Road.  On Eater Monday Whaea Jessie (from our Kelvin Road Centre) came to help whaea Raewyn at kindy. It was lovely to have her here and tamariki enjoyed their day. This week we focused on balancing activities, artwork related to fairytales and talking about our feelings. New friendships were formed as we wel...
  178 Hits

Celebration Day

received_791316624849657
Today, 1 April 2021, we celebrated World Autism Day at kindy. Tamariki dressed in blue to show their support and a storybook about Autism was read to the children. As it was the day before Good Friday, we also celebrated Easter and had an exciting Easter egg hunt at kindy. Tamariki did Easter artwork and made baskets for their eggs. We al...
  190 Hits

By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://kidscount.co.nz/