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Annual art exhibition

On Thursday the 28th of June at EduKids Elles Road we held our annual Art Expo. The children had been working hard on creating their pieces and were so excited to have them on display for their families to see. Each of our classes created their own art pieces to sell for donations and each room […]

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Welcome Twinkle and Sprinkle

EduKids Elles Rd have welcomed two new friends to our centre called Twinkle and Sprinkle. Twinkle and Sprinkle are our new pet guinea pigs. The children have been learning about how to look after our new guinea pigs, what they eat and how to be kind to them. Today Megan from the Prep room brought them […]

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EduKids Elles Road take a trip to Queenspark

The Nursery at EduKids Elles Road went on an excursion to Queens Park to visit the animals.  The children all got to pat Hank the rabbit and watch the turtles being fed. The children loved touching Hank the bunny as he was so soft and they also liked watching the animals come to the fence. We even […]

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EduKids Elles Road’s Beautiful Babies

Our Nursery children at EduKids Elles Road  thought they would take a walk in our shoes, just like the BestStart management initiative. They walked exceptionally well in our shoes, and even took on some of our rolls such as helping to check on the sleepers and comforting their friends that were upset.

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Spring Time Garden

This is a spring veggie & sunflower growing project we just started in September at Edukids Elles Road, our young gardeners show their interest in sowing tiny seeds, watering them daily, observing what plants need to survive and grow while learning the concept of sustainability, the sense of whanaungatanga and kaitiakitanga with peers.

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Christmas for our Kids

  We’ve celebrated the festive season by holding our children’s Christmas Party at Edukids Elles Road. The children all brought their bikes or scooters to the centre and rode them around our playground. The children all got pizza for tea and we had Mr Kool for anyone wanting ice creams. After playing on our bikes […]

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A Trip to the Museum

We have had many tamariki here in the prep-room at Edukids Elles Road sharing their interest in Dinosaurs recently, so we took a few on a trip to see a reptile that has been around long before the dinosaurs walked the land, the Tuatara. While we were there the tamariki were able to see and […]

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Get Behind the Tour of Southland

As the tour of Southland prepared for their race to the top of Bluff hill this year, the preschool at prep-rooms at Edukids Elles Road lined up outside the gates to cheer them on. The Tamariki waved excitedly as the support vehicles drove past, then waved their flags and yelled their encouragement as the bikes flew […]

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Nursery Head to the Park

Today it was such a nice day so the Nursery room at EduKids Elles Road decided to go to the park. The children loved exploring the playground and eating their kai in the shade of a big tree. Some children were even brave enough to go on the big slide.

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Book Day

At EduKids Elles Road, we had our very own book day! The staff and children dressed up as their favourite book character. We had a shared kai and invited our whanau along. After kai we had a parade around the playground to show off our fun costumes!

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