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A Glitter-bug

ABC Salisbury Street were lucky to be able to borrow a  glitter-bug from the CDHB. The children put magic gel on their hands, then put their hands under the ‘bug’ (a UV light with a peephole). This showed the children the amount of bugs on their hands, they then washed their hands and returned to […]

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Going to the Antarctic Centre

In February the children at ABC Salisbury Street went to the Antarctic Centre as part of our ‘Under the sea’ project we’ve been working on. The children started by talking about the mammals and fish in the sea and the teachers responded by showing the children an array of animals in the ocean. We then […]

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Little Ray of Sunshine

Our children at ABC Salisbury Street made very special flowers for the people living at the rest home across the road from us on Salisbury St. The children spent some time making their flowers out of different types of materials like, straws, yellow paper and orange paper.  After their hard work creating the flowers, the children and teachers  then […]

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Dines al Fresco

  When the preschool at ABC Salisbury Street experiences a warm, sunny day we like to enjoy healthy kai outside. We took our sandwich day outside with tables and chairs, basked in the warm and enjoyed eating our healthy lunch outside. From these experiences the children learn about why eating healthy is important, how teachers […]

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Produce and Afternoon Tea

Recently the children from the Preschool Room at ABC Salisbury experienced our local community garden. They were able to eat some of the yum produce (lettuce) and look at where they make worm juice. Afterwards the children walked to Forte health and we all had a fluffy and afternoon tea. The learning involved for the […]

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Sensory Room Visit

Recently the nursery at ABC Salisbury has been on an incredible trip in the van to the sensory room at Pioneer Stadium. This experience is just what the name suggests – it’s all about the 5 senses: sight, taste, touch, hearing and smelling. The children enjoyed exploring a new surrounding, trying out the new experiences […]

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Special Movie Night

The preschool room at ABC Salisbury  invited families to our special movie night. Families enjoyed soup, bread and snacks before showing the movie. The movie was all about showcasing the children’s learning and talking to the teachers about why they like their job. The children learned that connections to parents are a special for the centre, […]

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Nursery Night at the Flicks

The nursery at ABC Salisbury Street  held a movie night for the children and families. Whanau were invited to enjoy soup, bread and snacks before sitting down to watch a showcase of the children and their learning. The teachers put pictures and video of the children to music, enjoying what stages the children were going […]

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