Fun February!

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Check out Whaea Urvashi and her bird feeder! This activity stemmed from tamariki being very interested one day when they saw birds flying around in their playground and eating the small breadcrumbs that we had left in the concrete area. Over the month they have created a few different bird feeders and hung them out for the birds to nibble at. 
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Well done Marne Road!

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 On Saturday, 20 March 2021, Kids Count had its annual Awards Evening where they celebrated and recognised the hard work kaiako had been doing during 2020. The theme was Masquerade and it was so much fun dressing up and coming with our masks on. Whaea Mandy and Whaea Shirley both got awarded for 5 year service, Whaea Alisha and Whaea Param for...
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What have we been up to this week?

Wow, what a busy week we had! It was lovely to see so many of our friends returning to kindy whilst welcoming new tamariki as well. The sunny weather has been great and tamariki and kaiako have made to most of our beautiful outdoor environment. We also had some birthdays, graduations and celebrated St Patrick's Day. Tino pai to mahi ...
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Blossoming friendships and interactions

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It was great to have all our tamariki back at kindy this week! We had loads of activities planned and tamariki took part with enthusiasm. It was so nice to see friends meeting up again and new friendships being formed after our week-long lockdown. Thank you for an awesome week...have a great weekend everyone!
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Having fun in our Level 3 bubble

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 This week we had so much fun at kindy even though we had a Level 3 lockdown. Kaiako planned some really awesome activities and tamariki enjoyed spending time together in their bubble. It was great to hear their laughter throughout the day and see the wonderful engagement. Kaiako also made some videos for our Facebook page to engage our whanau...
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Exploring our surroundings at Marne

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This week has been extremely busy at Marne Road. We have been actively exploring our surroundings and strengthening our friendships and relationships. Keep it up everyone!
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Having fun with Creative Art - Mahi Toi

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 Waihanga-tanga -creativity Mana Aotuuroa- exploration Hiri-nga- determination Exploring the learning objectives that creative arts provide our Tamariki is one of the most rewarding and engaging learning experiences for all tamariki. Cutting with the scissors and developing the skill of opening and closing whilst cutting helps children develop...
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Learning that occurs through the outdoor environment.

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 The natural world is a playground and a place of discovery for adults and children alike, it is a place for adventure, exploration and imagination as well as generating a deepening care and connectedness with our environment. We also know that the early and frequent positive experiences in the natural environment have a major impact on the he...
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Keeping busy during Level 3 lockdown

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This week Kaiako have been working very hard sanitizing the Centre to ensure it is safe for tamariki to return. Caela has also been baking yummy muffins and cake for afternoon tea and the staff in Rising Stars have been focusing on doing activities every day with the tamariki who attended during Level 3. The Centre is looking great and Kaiako are e...
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Refreshing the Learning Environment

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Getting ready to welcome back all our tamariki back after having a big holiday. We are creating new and exciting areas to stimulate their learning and create exciting new learning experiences. Having a different area for reading is a positive way to promote quiet time with a book to relax and have calm time, while also promoting lite...
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January 2021 Graduation Video

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Thank you to Whaea Shirley for putting together this awesome video from our Graduation Day. Such special memories and moments being  celebrated and captured! We don't own the rights to the music in this video
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Activities at Marne Road

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This week tamariki have been extremely busy exploring their environment, both indoor and outdoors. The sunny weather has been lovely and waterplay a great way to cool down. Tamariki also explored tabletop activities inside and the artwork on the walls are looking great. Keep up the awesome mahi everyone! 
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The Importance of Friendships

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Here at Kids Count Pukekohe, we support our Tamariki to develop special friendships by encouraging and understanding social competency skills throughout their learning environment such as communication, collaboration, empathy, patience and responsibility and perseverance. Children begin to form relationships at an early age, we believe it is import...
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Music and Movement

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Our Toddlers at Kids Count Pukekohe love to sing and dance with and alongside each other showing off their fantastic moves. Lately the toddlers have been using their imaginations to make and create their own musical instruments both indoors and outdoors. Dancing and swaying to the rhythm and beat as they busy themselves throughout their day. The ch...
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Welcoming 2021

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Its another new year and  we welcomed the New Year with our New Year 
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Graduation Time...

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On Friday 29 January, we had our big graduation ceremony here at Marne Road. It was great to see the amazing whanau turn-out and the room quickly filled up. Whaea Alisha, Sonal and Brooke decorated the room beautifully and the gifts looked amazing. Whaea Alisha had made a beautiful slideshow and tamariki looked so smart in their korowai. The gradua...
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Pedicures for a HOT day

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 Today to relieve us of this very muggy hot day, Susie decided to dip her feet in some water. Kevin thought it was a wonderful idea to slowly creep his small feet into the water tray for a very relaxing pedicure.
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"Wriggle & Rhyme" at our Local Library (Tuesday's) - January 2021

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Our toddlers loved their morning at the Papakura Library taking part in the 'Wriggle & Rhyme" session.   They explored books of their own choice and played for awhile before heading back to the Centre.  Through excursions our tamariki are able to visit their outer environment and see what their community is all about. &...
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Enjoying our time at kindy...

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This week tamariki had so much fun at kindy.  They explored both indoor and outdoors and enjoyed meeting up with their friends after the holidays. It is great to have everyone back at kindy enjoying the great weather outside. I wonder what we will get up to next week.... 
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Our creative Tamariki.

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 Our Toddlers have been having so much fun exploring and participating in lots of creative art activities over the past few weeks. Exploring creative arts not only promotes creativity, it is also extremely important to for each child's individual development. Scribbling with markers and crayons is a skill that sets the foundation for learning ...
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