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Pair up with Move it Mama!

The team at EduKids Kilmarnock recently paired up with Plunket and Move it Mama for a fun, collaborative day out to support Plunket’s Blue Day fundraising efforts. We gave away lots of goodies and had fun activities set up for the children. Everyone involved had a fantastic time and really enjoyed meeting new people at the event.

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Week full of fun and support for Plunket!

Edukids Kilmarnock spent the week fundraising for Plunket.  We wore blue clothing and made blue playdough.  We also had a Teddy Bear’s Picnic.  We had sausage sizzles for our picnic lunch and brought along our Teddy Bears from home to join us.  We also had a bake sale.  The Big Blue Bear from Plunket came to visit […]

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EduKids Kilmarnock Celebrate Waitangi Day with Fun, Family and Food

To Celebrate Waitangi Day, EduKids Kilmarnock had a shared lunch with all our teachers and children in our large foyer space.  Some of our parents also joined in the fun. Each family brought a vegetable to contribute to the meal. Some of these vegetables came from children’s own vegetable gardens at their houses. We provided roast chicken […]

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The Airforce Museum

This month, the children in our 4 year old classroom at EduKids Kilmarnock have been showing a huge interest in different forms of transportation so we took them to the Airforce Museum to have a look at some planes.   We took the bus to the museum and some of the children sang “The Wheels […]

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Bus to the library

  One of our teachers’ husband is a bus driver and has his own bus so he kindly drove us to the library.   During our time there, one of our teachers read us some stories and then we all got to choose some books to bring back to the center.  We learnt about how […]

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Visiting Mona Vale Gardens

The children in our younger two classrooms (babies and toddlers) here at EduKids Kilmarnock dressed up warmly and went on a lovely walk over to Mona Vale Gardens which is really close to our center.   While they were there, they got to feed the ducks with some bread.  Some of the children enjoyed eating the bread themselves!! […]

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Margaret Stoddard visits

Some of the children at EduKids Kilmarnock had lots of fun yesterday visiting the residents of the Margaret Stoddard Retirement Village.  We all put on our jackets and BestStart excursion vests and walked down the road to the village. During our walk there, we met a plumber who was fixing a house and we looked […]

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Get building!

The children from EduKids Kilmarnock Mako room (4 year olds), have been learning all about construction.  They worked together to build a digger from recycled materials. They learnt about the safety gear that builder wear and the tools they use.  The children enjoyed examining different tools and wearing some of the safety clothing.  They also […]

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Chinese Playgroup

In association with Plunket, EduKids Kilmarnock invited Chinese families to the centre to enjoy our different resources and meet other families. The session was run by Lin Ma, our Chinese Head Teacher of the Nursery.

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