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Mother’s Day

At Community Kindy St Leonards we like to celebrate events in style with our families, this year for Mothers day we carried on our tradition of having a breakfast. We invited grandmothers, aunties and all the mums and what a great turn out we had. The team provided fresh fruit with yogurt and cereals and waffles made to […]

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Finding 5’s

There has been a lot of discussion at Community Kindy St Leonards about going to school as we have a few children turning 5 shortly. After lots of chat about the number 5, and number recognition of all the numbers we decided to get out in the community and see how many 5’s we could find. This was […]

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Visiting the pet store

Today was a beautiful day in the Bay so we decided to get our Community Kindy St Leonards vests on and go for a stroll to Animates. A lot of children having been sharing their stories of their pets over the Christmas period so we thought it was a great idea. We arrived at the pet shop […]

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Annual Christmas party

Community St Leonards had their annual Christmas party at Cornwall park, our local park just up the road. The children had been practicing their Christmas songs all week so they could do a concert for the parents and luckily enough the weather put on a good show for us, we stood proud and tall and sang like angels […]

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Planting harekeke

Community Kindy St Leonards – Our Centre manager recently went to BestStarts leadership conference and came back with a awesome gift for the centre, a harakeke plant. We decided we would celebrate BestStarts 21st birthday with the planting of the harakeke and have a picnic afternoon tea with the children and whanau in our nature inspired garden. The […]

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Matariki

At Community Kindy St Leonards we started celebrating Matariki with a puppet show from Animated Soundz. We invited our friends from ABC Hastings Central to join us in our celebration. We learnt all about the seven stars and what it means to celebrate Matariki. It was an awesome afternoon, the children, teachers and extended whanau all got to […]

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Merry Christmas

At Community Kindy St Leonards we decided with the children to celebrate Christmas by giving Christmas cakes to the local businesses surrounding us. We wanted to teach the children about the art of giving to families within our community. After a discussion with the team and children we decided to make Christmas cakes. This process included […]

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Father’s Day breakfast

The children at Community Kindy St Leonards have been very busy working together and sharing their literacy knowledge to create a menu for “Mister’s cafe”. On Friday morning several families gathered together at “Mister’s Cafe” to share a cooked breakfast to celebrate Father’s Day. Leading up to this special breakfast the children were involved in […]

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