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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Giving to SPCA

TopKids Pukuatua visited the SPCA to donate a collection from the centre to help feed the animals. Our children felt a sense of responsibility by giving to SPCA and enjoyed looking at the different animals. The staff were grateful to receive the collection and have been TopKids Pukuatua back to learn about dog safety.  

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Centre Upgrade

Montessori @ Herne Bay celebrated the centre’s refurbishment with a special Open Day. All were welcome to this free community event to formally open the modernised centre with a new look! The centre has been upgraded with new interior and all new equipment and resources to support our Montessori philosophy and programme. Children were entertained by two […]

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Learning about ‘How Maui Slowed the Sun’

Children at ABC Monokia have been investigating changing seasons and with the change to Summer, our children have been extending their interests in water play, insects and gardening! We also noticed that the sun stays out longer and it was the perfect opportunity to learn about the legend of Maui. The children from ABC Monokia […]

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Shopping trip to Pak ‘n Save

As part of TopKids Pukuatua‘s current project on process cooking and baking, our children developed a menu plan. We wrote a shopping list and headed to Pak ‘n Save. Our children were excited looking for each ingredient needed to make chicken kebabs, fruit kebabs and waffles! Each child had a list of the names and […]

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