Supporting Foster Hope’s Pyjama Drive
Recently at ABC Glenfield we had an amazing pyjama day – collecting 39 pairs of new pyjamas and $34.70 for the Foster Hope Pyjama Drive. Here we are happily giving our collection to Louise from Foster Hope. The tamariki enjoyed a movie and popcorn in the morning as well as being cozy in their pyjamas all day!
Primary School Visits
Recently, we at ABC Glenfield have been taking our toddlers to Manuka Primary School to enjoy the different gardens and playground. All of our children really enjoy our local walks and it’s great to have different places to explore and discover on a daily basis. These local walks continue to extend on our Be School […]
At ABC Glenfield, we held our very own ABC Games as part of the children’s current interest in the Commonwealth Games. We invited the children and teachers to dress up and represent the sport or country they supported in the current Commonwealth Games. We had such a great day and the children were even presented […]
ABC Glenfield love rice paper rolls!
ABC Glenfield held an event on Tuesday 13th February to celebrate Chinese New Year. The children and their whanau made rice paper rolls as well as taking part in art activities that were based around it being the year of the Dog. We had such a great turn out and could not believe how many rice […]
In preparation for ABC Glenfield’s grandparents afternoon tea in Te Whakakaha and Te Tutika rooms, some of the children took a walk down to the bakery to buy some fresh bread. It’s always great to get out in the community to see what is happening around us.
Undies on the outside
ABC Glenfield recently took part in the Foster Hope undies drive. Families had the opportunity to bring in underwear for children and teenagers in foster care. We had a target of 100 pairs but managed to beat that and collect 197 pairs. On our last day of collection we held an undies on the outside party, […]
Crazy Red Sock Day
On Thursday 6th July we held a Crazy Red Sock Day to celebrate the America’s Cup win and the parade that was happening in town that day. The teachers and children were invited to wear red socks, socks decorated with red, any kind of socks or sock art they could think of. As red socks were […]
New Playground Blessing and Matariki Celebration
At ABC Glenfield we celebrated our brand new playground opening and Matariki event on Friday 30th June. Jerry Norman who is a grandfather at the centre who also works for the Ministry completed the official blessing and talked about Matariki with his son Brad and Grandchildren Jesse and Ben. Jerry and Brad also brought in […]