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Party Animals!

ABC Epsom recently held an Animal Disco for all our tamariki. The children were encouraged to dress up as an animal, get their faces painted as animals, choose their favourite animal songs and dance like animals during our music sessions. A great fun-filled day was spent exercising by using creative dance moves inspired by animals! 

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Pirates

ABC Epsom recently held an exciting Pirate Day as part of our Literacy Week activities. Children and teachers came dressed as pirates and Captain Festus came along to put on a show for the children in the morning. We read stories about pirates, sang songs about pirates and in the afternoon found a treasure map and followed around the playground to […]

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Diwali fun

We had lots of fun activities celebrating Diwali at ABC Epsom. The children enjoyed the activities that we provided during Diwali celebration week including having henna on their hands. They also enjoyed dancing to Indian music. The children did collage work on the diyas and decorated them with colourful glitter. We made some Indian sweets called […]

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Chinese celebrations

New Zealand Chinese Language Week (NZCLW) is a Kiwi-driven initiative that aims to increase Chinese language learning in New Zealand. It was a great opportunity to celebrate the close relationship between New Zealand and China through the sharing of language and culture. The week is all about encouraging more New Zealanders to have a go at Chinese and […]

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Technology month

Our Technology Month at ABC Epsom in September was a great success! Each Tuesday of the month we had different theme – Technology and Dramatic Play; High Tech and Low Tech Technology Day; Engines and The Exploration of Old Devices. Children had various learning opportunities where they incorporated technology into dramatic play,  used technology in other […]

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Mathematicians in the making

ABC Epsom has held a few focus weeks looking at different curriculum areas and languages throughout the year and recently we focused on Maths. We packed as many exciting experiences, activities, ideas and initiated provocations and provided a few new resources to deliver a range of learning opportunities looking at maths for our tamariki. As part […]

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Science week at ABC Epsom

Our annual Science Week at ABC Epsom started on Monday 12 June and continued on to Friday 16 June 2017. We had an action packed, fun-filled week full of fun experiments, hands-on exploratory discoveries, watching transformations unfold before their eyes, tasting, touching, looking, hearing and smelling new materials. These were all provocations to flood the senses with new […]

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