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Celebrating Carnival

What an amazing evening we all had at ABC Cashmere celebrating the Brazil Carnival!!  All of our families got to mingle over dinner and experience our High End Wearable Arts Parade. For a whole fortnight the children in every room excitedly created fashionable outfits using recycled materials and they were all simply AMAZING! The Nursery recycled many […]

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Visit the South Library for Story Time

At ABC Cashmere our Toddler Room children have been thoroughly fascinated with books as of late.  There has been lots of reading, acting out stories and children have even been reading their favorite stories to their friends. We are so fortunate ABC Cashmere because the South library is just across the road.  So as an extension […]

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Korowai celebration

At ABC Cashmere, when children turn 4 it is a massive time of celebration.  The interest in celebration has come from the children and they have such a sense of pride when they transition into the Prep Room.  As a way to really encompass this enthusiasm, the teachers and children in the Prep room had […]

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Not once but three times!

“A wonderful milestone has been met here at ABC Cashmere – not once but three times! Mike Sellwood (the South Island Regional Manager) and Jude Soper (the South Island Regional Programme Service Manager) visited Heidi, Emma and Erin at ABC Cashmere, to present each of them with a certificate in recognition of their 10 years of […]

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School Visit

At ABC Cashmere we are currently working to establish our Be School Ready initiative.  This is an initiative where we create foundations for lifelong learning that transfers from babies, to toddlers right up to school age.  Within this initiative we have an extension for the 4 year old’s which we refer to as the Transition to School programme. […]

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Olympics

What an exciting first week at the ABC Cashmere Olympics! We started off at the beginning of the week with our opening ceremony – the children all came together to talk about what we already know about the Olympics, what they had seen about it over the weekend and some of the events that we […]

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Celebrating Matariki

Over the month of June ABC Cashmere learnt about and celebrated Mātariki. This was such a wonderful time for the children and they thoroughly enjoyed learning about different Maori art, waiata (singing/songs) and the legend surrounding Mātariki. The preschool children practiced their performance routine for a very long time…every day at preschool actually…until they were […]

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