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Mother’s Day

Community Kindy Jones  celebrated Mothers Day early!  We hope that our whanau and caregivers have a very special Mother’s Day on Sunday.  

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Seeing the hot air balloons

It was a beautiful morning when Community Kindy Jones visited the Hamilton Lake to see the hot air balloons. The children had lots of fun.  The children got a chance to go inside one of the hot air balloons. They also saw the gas extinguished through the burner to keep the balloon up in the air. It was fun exploring all […]

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Celebrating Hol

It was fun celebrating Holi at the Community Kindy Jones. Holi is a Hindu festival of colours or festival of love. We had lots of water and coloured powder (gulal) play. An Indian sweet dish “gulgulla” was prepared by our centre whānau which was shared by everyone after the celebration”  

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Kids at Home visit

Community Kindy Jones had a visit from a few children in BestStart Home Based Care. The children had fun playing at kindy and meeting new friends. They enjoyed feeding the Kindy pets and playing with them. Our children were proud to show their new friends  around Kindy and took great care of them”.

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Celebrating the Onam festival

Community Kindy Jones celebrated the Onam festival in September. Our families from Kerala India at the Kindy prepared a scrumptious meal for everyone and sweets to share with the Kindy family. The teachers have been involved with children during the week watching videos and researching about the festival. On the day of the celebration children […]

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Supporting the Women’s Refuge Appeal

Last month was the Women’s Refuge Appeal, a cause close to the hearts of Community Kindy Te Rapa. As a way to support them our tamariki ma got busy baking a range of muffins before heading out to our local centres to sell them. We received wonderful and warm welcomes from ABC Primrose, ABC Dinsdale, Community Kindy […]

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