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Monthly Archives: October 2015

ABC Hayman Park celebrates Fijian Language Week

ABC Hayman Park have a lot of children and whanau who have originated from the Fiji Islands. We acknowledged this by  learning Fijian Greetings songs, numbers, colours, simple words and phrases in Fijian language. To celebrate the Fijian language, the teachers and children came in dressed up in flowery island outfits and different cultural outfits to […]

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First Steps Fendalton’s 1st Birthday

First Steps Fendalton celebrated their 1st birthday on Tuesday the 13th of October.  Many of our children and families came to the celebration. We all brought along some food to share for dinner.  After dinner, the Centre Manager made a small speech and then we sang Happy Birthday to Preschool. We finished the evening by cutting […]

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Community Kindy Warspite’s vegetable garden harvest

The children from Community Kindy Warspite were very excited about being able to give the vegetables they harvested out of our community garden. We have watched them grow, and now were able to share the kai with our community. Community Kindy Warspite are passionate about educating our tamariki on healthy eating, as well as acknowledging […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness at ABC Russell Road

On Friday our Tamariki and teachers  at ABC Russell Road all dressed in pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Day. Since it was such a beautiful day we went for an adventure to our local library, on our walk we ran into one of our dads Jayson also all dressed in pink to raise awareness for breast cancer what a […]

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ABC Bayfair’s exploration with tools and woodwork!

ABC Bayfair children had a fantastic opportunity to have Bunning’s come in and make tool boxes with each child (even our Babies’ got involved!). So much valuable learning, excitement and fun was had with teachers, tuakana and teina (babies). Some children were very independent and finished their tool boxes with very little help. Some worked […]

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