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Cheeky Birds

Our teacher Lecia helped the children at Commuinty Kindy Richmond to make bird feeders, and what a wonderful experience the children have had. From the construction of the feeders to hanging them in the correct spot, to watching the birds come to feed and play. We even had a cheeky fantail hanging out one day.

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The Fire Brigade Visit

What a neat surprise the children at Commuinty Kindy Richmond received when the fire brigade arrived to talk to them about fire safety and smoke alarm detector. The children were also able to explore the equipment and dress in the fireman’s special suits. To finish off the visit they all got to explore the fire engine.

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Mother’s Day

How special are Mums and Nana’s? Here at Community Kindy Richmond we think they are super special, and to show how much, we had a pamper morning for them. Coffee and muffins, foot spa’s, nail painting, facials and even the chance to have a hair trim. Our children loved spoiling their mums this morning!  

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Rock Painting

Our children and teacher Leica decided Community Kindy Richmond needed some painted rocks, so they could go on a rock hunt. Patterns such as swirls, rainbows, circles of colour mixed together, flowers and many more were identified during their rock painting experience.  

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Tamariki Love Yoga

As part of our Hauora Initiative at Community Kindy Richmond the teaching team work together to implement at least 30mins a day of planned active movement for the children. This enables us to further our bodies strength, agility, balance and coordination. The children love their yoga time.

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Another Hikoi

On Monday, Community Kindy Richmond organised another amazing hikoi to the Taupo Community Garden for the children from Kindy to enjoy.  This hikoi come about after a successful ‘Neighborhood Day’ where a group of the Kindy children enjoyed the opportunity of gaining more knowledge to further their gardening skills, while also gathering their very own fresh produce […]

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Hikoi to the Community Garden

The children’s green-finger project work around their horticultural interest has grown each day, along with the plants and seeds they have been growing in our garden. So to extend their interest Community Kindy Richmond took a group of children on a  hikoi into the Taupo Community Garden for the gardens ‘Neighborhood Day’.  During this time the children went on a vegetable […]

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Plunket Big Hug Day

On  Tuesday, the Community Kindy Richmond whanau came together on a fun filled day ready to fundraise for PLUNKET.  Children, parents/whanau, teachers and the supporting team came along on the day in their best blue attire, ready to indulge in a teddy bears picnic in the sun, followed by some awesome face paintings; then later on once their […]

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Heart day

Community Kindy Richmond got together for a fun packed day of active movement, red sensory play, face painting and to top it off a healthy morning tea full of redness. The children pulled out their best red attire ready to donate towards and celebrate the great support Heart Foundation provides us all.    

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BMX fun at Community Kindy Richmond

At Community Kindy Richmond, we have a passion for supporting children to ride a pedal bike. Cath Oldfield from Kidsbike Taupo visits each month to support this. Cath says “It is great to see such a strong culture of bike riding at CK Richmond. So many or your children are developing their bike riding skills […]

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