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Dramatic play

Dramatic play permits children to fit the reality of the world into their own interests and knowledge. Given a safe, interesting environment and freedom to experiment with roles, conflict, and problem solving, children become interested in and will attend to the task at hand and develop many varying skills. With each new encounter or interaction, […]

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School holiday fun

The children at ABC Invercargill North are loving the fun holiday programme that the teachers have implemented these school holidays. The teachers came up with some really cool ideas to engage and inspire the children such as messy play day, bubbles, balloons, making books, dress up day, baking day and more.

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Spa Day

Some of the children in ABC Invercargill North’s Prep Room have been really interested in nails, hair and make up. To extend on this interest the teachers decided to put on a Spa Day for the children. It consisted of nails, hair make up, foot spas, lying on a bed and placing cucumbers on their […]

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Big, healthy hearts

ABC Invercargill North have received a Gold Healthy Heart award from the NZ Heart Foundation for our commitment to healthy food. We all dressed in red and had a disco to celebrate. Yvette from the Heart Foundation came along and presented us with our reward. We are all super proud of such an achievement!

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Going pink

On Friday the 25th May ABC Invercargill North held our Pink Ribbon breast cancer brunch. We provided coffee and a takeaway breakfast for our families for a gold coin donation in return. The children and teachers dressed in pink and we ended up raising $185 Go ABC Invercargill North!

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Representing at Rippa Rugby

ABC Invercargill North along with all 4 other centres in Invercargill took part in the competition with roughly 80 children taking part!!! A shield was created  with a chainsaw and a block of wood – this has become our BestStart SportSshield.  We used one of our local rugby clubs as a venue. We had a sausage sizzle to […]

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Celebrating Diwali

  On Friday 28th October, ABC North Invercargill celebrated Diwali, the Indian Festival of Light. We are very fortunate to have our families and Gurjeet, one of our teachers, to help us to arrange our celebrations with special food, decorations and henna patterns for the special day. The children all dressed up and were very […]

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ANZAC Day

With ANZAC day approaching, the Aniwaniwa Room from ABC Invercargill North decided to focus on what makes ANZAC day important to New Zealanders and Australians. Lots of research and Whanau involvement led to a walk down to the Invercargill Cenotaph to lay a wreath and also some Field of Remembrance crosses which had the details […]

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ABC Invercargill North’s Pink Ribbon Breakfast

This morning ABC Invercargill North held a Pink Ribbon Breakfast. The children came along dressed in pink and had spaghetti and baked beans on toast, cereal with pink milk, pink pikelets and pink water for breakfast. A donation box is set up at reception for the parents to make donations to the Breast Cancer Foundation. The rooms were […]

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