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Stock car

With the children at ABC Palmerston North currently being interested in vehicles, we were lucky enough to have one of our parents bring in a real stock car! The children were able to sit in it and pretend to drive it as well as listen to the giant roar as it started up!  

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Getting a jump start

Every Friday morning, children transitioning to Russell St School from ABC Palmerston North within the next six months joins Kylee to a visit to the new entrants classroom.  The children are involved in the daily programme and get a real life taste of what school is all about.  Providing a successful and supportive transition to school is […]

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Multicultural Evening

At ABC Palmerston North we held a Multicultural Evening recently. Each family brought a plate of food to share from their culture. Super delicious! Some families dressed up in their cultural dress and shared songs and stories from their homeland.

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Visiting Willard Rest Home

At ABC Palmerston North we really enjoy our weekly visits to Willard Rest Home! Today we had a parachute party and we shared some funny stories with the residents. Today many of the residents came to join in as they all really look forward to our visits and according to the Willard staff, they talk […]

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Delight resthome residents

The children from ABC Palmerston North regularly visit the Willard Rest Home in Russell Street. Follow the link to read all about their visits in the Manawatu Standard. Pre-schoolers cherish their elderly neighbours

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ABC Palmerston North’s visit to the library

Reading books is always a strong interest among our children at ABC Palmerston North. To further extend their interest and give the children a hands on real life experience outside the centre, we decided to take some of our children to the library for a visit. The children were all excited at making book marks […]

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Centre Learning & Adventure

Every day at centres all over the country children are doing exciting and interesting things as teachers develop their interests.  Below are a wonderful range of stories showing the learning adventures happening at some of our centres as told by the centre managers. Tyler from ABC Mayfield in Blenheim bought in a big book about tractors. […]

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