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Nursery Exploration

Throughout June the pepi of ABC Panmure have been busy exploring and discovering more about the world around them. The nursery kaiako (teachers) have been providing plenty of learning experiences to expand on the children’s physical development, innate curiosity and growing independence.  Well done babies and toddlers of ABC Panmure!

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Learning experiences galore

Wow what an amazing time the children at ABC Panmure have had recently. The children in Tuakana Mokopuna room have been very busy, exploring construction, imaginative play and fostering positive friendships. We also celebrated Waitangi Day and Chinese New Year, learning about the treasured values, beliefs and ideals of both Aotearoa and China. A group of […]

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Busy times at ABC Panmure

Wow, there has certainly been lots happening at ABC Panmure recently! Our Tuakana children have been focusing on construction and the imaginary play, building towers and road works and playing mummy’s and daddy’s in the family play area. The children are really enjoying exploring the outdoor area building blocks and engaging in many activities outside, including planting veggies […]

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Loving learning

The older children at ABC Panmure continue to explore their interest of writing through different resources like colour pens, chalk, felt pens, Ipads and white board markers. They have also shown a lot of  interest towards the rainbow colours and geometric shapes. They made cards and drawings of rainbows for their loved ones and enjoyed singing colour nursery rhymes at whariki/mat […]

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Outdoor learning

The young children at ABC Panmure have been loving the springtime warmth and all the fun activities we can do outside. They have been engaging in some exciting water play. They love splashing the water everywhere and expressing their feelings,  communicating with their friends and also scooping water to fill and empty containers. It was great to see all […]

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July learning and development

Pepi ABC Panmure’s Pepi Mokopuna tamariki continued to follow and extend the development of  their social, language and physical skills. We enhanced these skills by singing and reading books, which is great for language development. We did lots of dancing to help with the gross motor skills building their large muscles.  Painting together as a […]

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Mud, glorious mud

Our mud pit corner has been a hit with the Pepi Mokopuna Tamairiki at ABC Panmure.  The mud pit corner got a lot of attention from all the babies, they were curiously picking up the cups and scooping out bark. The way our Tamariki are playing outside tells us that they are comfortable within their […]

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A is for apple… alphabet focus

The Tamariki in the Tuakana Mokopuna room at ABC Panmure have been engaging in numerous activities based around the alphabet.  These have included matching big letters to small letters, using magnets to form the alphabet, feeding the letter monster, using the games on the computer and singing the sounds.

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Wonderful construction

Construction has held the children’s interest in the 3 year old room at ABC Panmure.  It can be seen very clearly with this wonderful construction of the road/ train track. Children choosing their own materials, setting their own problems, and making decisions are aspects of collaborative play and exploration.  Block play can help Tamariki learn about gravity, […]

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Literacy Focus

During the month of May the children in our Mokopuna Puawai room at ABC Panmure have been focusing on literacy. Literacy can include an array of activities and experiences that allow children to develop their reading, writing and verbal communication.  Games such as puzzle play, building toys, play dough and many more supports learning across […]

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