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Stanley The Bearded Dragon

I would like to introduce you to Stanley, ABC Dinsdale‘s bearded dragon. He lives in the Putiputi (Preschool) classroom. The children and a select few of the teachers just love him. Today in the Kakano room we found a cockroach which I caught and took to feed to Stanley. A few of the children and […]

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Ruben visits ABC Dinsdale

ABC Dinsdale were lucky enough to have a visit from Ruben the Road Safety Bear this morning. The tamariki had a great time listening to Ruben’s road safety tips, singing songs and getting involved in the fun.  

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Wharanui opening

At ABC Dinsdale, we were very blessed to have some very special guests to attend and bless the opening of our Wharanui which was shared with the community and our families/whanau.  The name of our Wharanui is Whakaoraora , meaning ; healing of the spirit , to cure, to restore or to relieve. This is a […]

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New friendship agreement

At ABC Dinsdale,  we had some special visitors from Hangzhou Ziyang Preschool in China. You may have seen me walking around with them in the centre this morning and they also attended the Marae visit with us this morning. Their names are Kong ying Ping and Lijing Yan. We are very excited to have built […]

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Featured in The Space Magazine

ABC Dinsdale was recently featured in the latest edition of The Space magazine. We are so proud to be sharing all the wonderful things that our teachers, tamariki and whanau are involved in at our place!

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Baking

At ABC Dinsdale our children have been baking goodies. They decided to take some baking over to Family Start for a family.  We’ve decided to keep doing this on a weekly basis.

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Supporting the Women’s Refuge Appeal

Last month was the Women’s Refuge Appeal, a cause close to the hearts of Community Kindy Te Rapa. As a way to support them our tamariki ma got busy baking a range of muffins before heading out to our local centres to sell them. We received wonderful and warm welcomes from ABC Primrose, ABC Dinsdale, Community Kindy […]

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A very special art exhibition

Children from ABC Dinsdale spent the past couple weeks creating various masterpieces for their art exhibition. Amazing pieces were made and parents were able to take them home at Parent Teacher meetings. The level of expertise was extraordinary!

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