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Showing the love

During the school holidays EduKids Marshland had a bake sale to fundraise for Womens’ Refuge. Our wonderful teachers contributed and our tamariki helped to bake some yummy treats.  We raised a whooping $175! To go along with this great cause we invited our Grandparents to come in and share some yummy scones for afternoon tea. What […]

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Pepe adventure

On Thursdays we have started taking a small group of tamariki from our EduKids Marshland’s Pēpē room for a walk to the Shirley Library. Being located in a short walking distance is such a handy location for us to engage within our local community. We go along and join in story and music time. Our […]

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Samoan celebrations

Tālofa, EduKids Marshland celebrated Samoan language week recently. Hayley arranged for a couple of Samoan ladies to come in and share their language and culture with us. We all joined together in the Preschool for this highly anticipated event. The children had a great time singing along and experiencing this rich culture.  

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Going pink for mums

To show our support for Breast Cancer awareness and to acknowledge our wonderful mothers EduKids Marshland decided to have a Pink Ribbon Breakfast. To help get us all in the spirit we also had a guess how many marshmallows in the jar and a baby bingo going on throughout the week. What a great morning this […]

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Anzac biscuit baking

In preparation for Anzac day, the Nursery room at EduKids Marshland made some yummy Anzac biscuits and then had them for afternoon tea. What a fun experience for them and a good way to begin positive associations with Anzac Day at such a young age.  

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Camping adventures

During the school holidays at EduKids Marshland  we like to have a special programme to have extra fun! We enjoyed a super fun camping day in our preschool room, complete with a huge gazebo and a dome tent. The children brought in their sleeping bags from home and had some yummy smores and fruit for […]

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Artistic pursuits for charity

EduKids Marshland held an art auction and fish and chip evening to raise funds for Plunket in March. The teachers spent a lot of time supporting the children to create their amazing pieces of art. On the evening, we had a great turn out of families come along to show their support towards Plunket and we […]

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Celebrating Childrens Day and send Liss off with a Bang!

EduKids Marshlands decided to celebrate our wonderful 2IC, Liss, last day before she embarks on her journey to have her little girl. With it being so close to children’s day we thought we would combine the 2 events and do something fun! We had a dress up day were children could come in dressed as […]

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Hair Cut Time at Edukids Marshlands

Every 6 weeks, Jo our Hair dresser comes along to Edukids Marshlands for the day and does hair cuts for the children. The parents love this, as it can be hard to fit in time for haircuts during the weekend. The children stand at the doors watching, and waiting for their turn. Children from all […]

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Celebrating Maori Language Week

This week Edukids Marshland has been very busy supporting Moari language week, we have been learning new words, phrases and reading new stories. We also had one of our lovely parents Tori come into our centre and teach our children and teachers some Maori songs that we can practice and sing at preschool.

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