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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Edukids Marshland trip to the resthome

Edukids Marshland organised a trip to their local rest home. It was a beautiful day and the children enjoyed the short walk up the road. On the way they discussed the Christmas songs they were going to perform. The children went a little shy when they arrived but soon everyone was introduced and began their […]

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Topkids Motutaiko Sharing the Christmas Joy

Topkids Motutaiko were asked if they would like to visit Wharerangi Rest Home to sing Christmas Carols to the residents. The centre headed on an excursion to share the Christmas joy and excitement with the residents of Wharerangi Rest Home. Topkids Motutaiko walked down to Wharerangi with the staff and our wonderful parent helpers. Once […]

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ABC Raumati’s Christmas Baking!

ABC Raumati have been busily involved in lots of Christmas baking. We’ve made Christmas tree shaped shortbread, mini Christmas cakes and yummy truffles. Our selection of Christmas goodies were packaged up into beautiful gift baskets and ‘paying it forward’. Our goodies were given to our local Plunket rooms for families to enjoy on their clinic […]

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Early Years Redwood’s Squash Club visit!

The infant children from Early Years Redwood had the opportunity to visit the local Squash Club. While they were there, they got to make¬†some new friends. The children and teachers were also able to have a play on an obstacle course that was set up after the players finished their squash session. The children and […]

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ABC Papanui’s Xmas Adventure!

As part of ABC Papanui’s focus on ‘The community’, we decided to take a trip to Northlands Mall for the children to visit Santa. We walked and took the bus to the mall, we were so excited to catch the blue bus! This year, the Christmas grotto display featured augmented reality where the children could […]

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Kids to Five Maui’s winning Cleaning poem

Kids to Five Maui entered a competition in the Waikato region to win a hamper of goodies from Crew Care. The task was to write a poem titled “Why we need to keep our centres clean”. After bouncing around some ideas one of our talented teachers Michelle put together a winning poem and we won […]

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Haka for Jonah Lomu from ABC Kawaha Point

ABC Kawaha Point wanted to do something special in memory of Jonah Lomu. Our centre performed the Haka to acknowledge his greatest achievements and his passing. We send our deepest condolences to his family. Miharo te kapa haka I tenei ra tamariki ma.

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BestStart Waikato Cultural Festival

Our Waikato centres came together to perform in our first spectacular BestStart Waikato Cultural Festival. It was a very special event with many friends and family in the audience. Watch the video for the full story!

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