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School Holiday Fun

Every school holidays at ABC Manly Central, we hold a special school holiday programme which entails lots of different and  fun things on each day that the children can look forward to. We realised that a lot of our children have older siblings who go to holiday programmes that do different things each day and […]

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Bus Trip

Recently at ABC Manly Central two teachers took three children to try out the bus route that we want to start using to get to the library! The children were super great listeners as we had to walk up the hill to the bus stop… from here we waited and waved to many cars passing […]

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Visiting the RSA

The tension and anticipation at ABC Manly Central had been building for a long time for both the children and teachers. We had spoken about going on a trip, but where could we go? We thought that the first trip should really be local so we looked for options. Tessa came up with a great […]

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Support Plunket

ABC Manly Central recently supported BestStart in our national Plunket Awareness Week. We chose to have a blue day where everything in the centre was blue, including the teachers! All of the children dressed up for a fun filled day with a variety of blue experiences available. To support Plunket, we also spent the days […]

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A stroll through the bush at ABC Manly Central

As a continued part of our excursions into the local community at ABC Manly Central, we have been going for some short walks around our centre. We venture up the road, through the bush and down to the reserve for a big run around and to explore all of the trees. The children are learning […]

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Spread Christmas joy

The day before Christmas, the children at ABC Manly Central helped to make some Christmas Fruit Mince pies. We ate these for morning tea, but we also had many left. The teachers decided to bundle these pies up, and go for a walk to gift these to our neighbours. In the afternoon, seven children and […]

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Christmas cheer

The night before the Christmas season officially began, all of the ABC Manly Central teachers came into the centre after the children had gone home and re-decorated the classroom with Christmas decorations, and all of the Christmas art work the children had been doing lately. On Friday, December 1st, when all the children came into […]

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Blue Day

To support Plunket Appeal Week, ABC Manly Central had a fantastic Blue day.  All the Tamariki enjoyed playing with blue paint, blue water, blue play dough and blue toys.  They were very excited to have blueberry muffins for morning tea and participated in all the fun activities planned for the day. Thank you so much for all your […]

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