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Making Mat Time

At mat times recently at Community Kindy Te Rapa we have been singing a counting song about cupcakes where the children have a chance to have a turn buying a cupcake from the shop – especially if they are sitting and using their mat time manners. The song goes like this, “5 cupcakes in the […]

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Community Kindy Te Rapa get moving

At Community Kindy Te Rapa, we love moving and challenging our bodies with kori tinana every day. Not only does this keep us strong and healthy, but it also builds our self confidence and supports us to develop essential skills that will help us learn to read and write too!! Check out our awesome balancing, […]

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Presented with a carving

Community Kindy Te Rapa were presented with a carving from Waikato Women’s Refuge – Te Whakaruruhau on behalf of our Waikato Community Kindys for all the support they provide for families.   The Women’s Refuge commended the relationships that have been built with the drivers who collect and transport the children. They have noticed that […]

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Christmas

At Community Kindy Te Rapa we had our annual Christmas party at the centre.  We had a wonderful turnout of families and whanau.  We had a shared kai before Santa came and gave our tamariki a little gift each.  Kia ora koe to all those who attended, without you, our day would not have been such a […]

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The Garden

At Community Kindy Te Rapa we are learning about being respectful in our environment. We started our small community garden so that our children can learn where some our food comes from. Our children are showing a lot of respect and care towards our vegetables in the garden. They are being very responsible in watering […]

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Ice Glaciers

What an interesting and fun time we had at Community Kindy Te Rapa! Our tamariki were fascinated by the to explore ice glacieres. We have a strong interest in dinosaur and sea creatures all over Kindy and this experience really encouraged our tamariki to inquire, investigate and communicate with their peers and teachers. We had […]

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Cody visits

Cody recently came to Community Kindy Te Rapa. Ngā tamariki were very excited to see him. Cody and his friend spoke to us about keeping safe in the sun, by wearing a shirt, putting on sunscreen, wearing a hat sunglasses and using an umbrella. Ngā tamariki sung a song with Cody called “Slip, Slop, Slap […]

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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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