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Graduates Morning Tea

On Monday 16th July, during the school holidays ABC Greenmeadows held a morning tea inviting back some of the siblings who used to attend ABC Greenmeadows. Together we shared in food,laughter, stories and games.

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Mother’s Day

“To the world you are a mother, but to your family you are the world” The children and teaching team at ABC Greenmeadows celebrated and showed our appreciation for all of the special ladies in our children’s lives by giving them gifts hot drinks and a yummy muffins. We also had a photo shoot set up to capture all […]

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Food and Fire

ABC Greenmeadows held a night at our centre in celebration of Matariki, where we invited our families to join us for kai, arts and crafts and a fiery performance by a fire dancer: Sam Sam the Fireman! Sharing food is an essential ingredient of modern Matariki – this pairs beautifully with the desire for warmer […]

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Book Day

You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book – Dr Seuss ABC Greenmeadows recently celebrated Book Day.   Teachers and children dressed up as their favourite book character as well as bringing in a book from home to share with their friends. This is one way we support a love for […]

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ANZAC gifts

“ANZAC Day belongs to all of us and everyone can take part. It shows the strength of the human spirit. It promises that we can work together in unity It is a day of hope in a better future” – Philippa Werry At ABC Greenmeadows,  a group of children had worked hard and with love to […]

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Sea Week

In the Mana room at ABC Greenmeadows we have been learning all about sea life and how to look after our beautiful sea animals and beaches. This was prompted by Sea Week that is held between the 3rd and 11th March. To wrap up our learning, we went on an excursion to the National Aquarium. […]

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Art Deco Week at ABC Greenmeadows

We are lucky to be able to celebrate Art Deco Week in our very own unique city of Napier. From the destruction of the 1931 Hawkes Bay earthquake, rose our beautiful city, now so famous for its architecture. Napier comes to life as people flock to Hawkes Bay to sample the delights of Art Deco: the […]

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Summer fun at ABC Greenmeadows

It had been hot, hot, hot at ABC Greenmeadows and the best way to cool down is to get wet. The children created a shower out of our hose and sprinkler and then decided to use our blue mats as a slip and slide! Other than having a heap of fun, children are using their gross […]

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Hit the park

How lucky are we to have the beautiful Anderson Park straight across the road from the centre? So many learning opportunities to be had, not to mention the wonderful fresh air and open spaces. On this trip our small group of toddlers came across a bird’s nest, wondered which bird the feather came from, saw […]

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Learning about the spirit of giving at Christmas

We all know Christmas time is one of the best opportunities of year to give. It’s so easy to get caught up in shopping and buying all the ‘stuff’, that we can forget to take the time to demonstrate how to give with our children. Over the last three weeks the children, families and whanau […]

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