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Monthly Archives: June 2017

TopKids Motutaiko – Celebrating Matariki

We have been busy celebrating Matariki all week at TopKids Motutaiko. Each day this week we have completed an activity or learnt something about Matariki to support our growing knowledge. Today we had some students from the Tauhara College Kapa Haka group come in to the centre and share a powerpoint they has created about […]

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Fire safety at ABC Rotorua Sunset

ABC Rotorua Sunset had a valuable visit from our local fire crew along with their fire truck to support our ongoing message. Recently one of our teachers experienced a fire in her home. She was able to share photographs of the damage with our tamariki and teaching team which initiated a lot of questioning and discussions […]

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EduKids Manukau – Birthday celebrations!!

EduKids Manukau celebrated our 21st Birthday by having a party at our centre.  Kira, our centre cook along with the children baked cake and cupcakes for the party.  Our Business Manager Julia Wilson planted our Harakeke and the parents helped cut the cake.  The children all made their party hats and celebrated by singing songs, popping […]

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Community Kindy Marne Road – Matariki celebrations

Community Kindy Marne Road – This week we hosted St Marys Primary School Kapa Haka group who performed for our children as part of our Matariki celebrations. The children were amazed as they watched these talented students perform in front of us some of their favourite waiata and the favourite for all the boys Haka. […]

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EduKids Manukau – Tip Top factory trip

Children from EduKids Manukau went on a trip to Tip Top Ice Cream factory as an extension of their interest on Ice Creams. Our tamariki were very excited and thrilled to go on the bus and visit Tip Top factory. The tour an opportunity to explore the Tip Top factory and see the ice cream making machines […]

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Breakfast at Community Kindy Heuheu Street

The tamariki at Community Kindy Heuheu Street had fun wearing our pyjamas on a rainy Friday. Thank you so much to our families for bringing in the amazing breakfast choices. The children were spoilt for choice. there were lots of conversations around why we have it for breakfast and how it makes our bodies strong for […]

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Matariki Soup Day at Community Kindy Heuheu

What a great day at Community Kindy Heuheu Street, where all children worked together to prepare our vegetables and bread for lunch. Lots of trying new things like peeling, cutting and grating. The children were really working on staying focused on the task at hand as well. And these are all supporting their perseverence. Thank […]

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