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EduKids Papakura Kiwiana celebrations

February has started off with a bang at EduKids Papakura! On Wednesday 7th we had a Kiwiana day where we were able to learn about and celebrate Waitangi day throughout the centre. We celebrated with a centre-wide dress up and everyone dressed in something kiwi related! We also had a day full of kiwi food. […]

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Summertime fun

Ngā mihi mo te tau hau! Happy New Years from Edukids Papakura! We have started our year off with a bang with wonderful new faces joining the EduKids whānau. Our Pounamu and Kahurangi rooms are now linked together with a new adjoining door which is very exciting for our children. We have been cooling off with loads […]

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Christmas Beach Party

With togs, sunshine and families in toe everyone came together to celebrate a fantastic year at EduKids Papakura for our end of year Beach Party Christmas Celebration! We had over 200 people come and celebrate an amazing year with us – we had a DIY photo booth, 2 bouncy castles, an area of water fun with […]

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Kawakawa update

This month in the EduKids Papakura’s Kawakawa room…   We have been having loads of fun with this crazy weather! Our month began with bits of sunshine then a hail storm and now we have full on heat throughout the day! The Kawakawa tamariki are very inventive, we used rubbish bags for rainy day splashing. […]

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Cultural connections

Nau mai, haramai Tama-nui-te-rā! At EduKids Papakura we had a very busy month filled with many cultural celebrations. From exploring the Uga of Niue to wearing sari and bindi for Diwali! The tamariki of Kawakawa have been extremely creative in their learning. We investigated different art forms including rangoli, henna, chalk art, painting as well […]

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Artists in residence

Earlier this year EduKids Papakura had an amazing Parents Evening that was in the form of an Art Exhibition. The children were so excited and busy leading up to the event creating all of their amazing creations. We carefully displayed all of their work around the centre and held silent auctions for parents to bid […]

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Big day

There has been a lot of discussion in the Kawakawa Preschool room ay EduKids Papakura about getting married. Jenna the Centre Manager had a great idea to bring this to life – she remembered that her wedding dress was in the back of her cupboard needing some love and so planned a big day for the […]

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Yellow day

On Friday 25th August, the Pounamu Room of EduKids Papakura went all yellow to support the Cancer Society.  The children got involved in many yellow experiences such as decorating their own yellow balloon, daffodil and face painting, not only did they get their faces painted but they also dressed up in yellow, such a fun […]

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Exploration is the Name of the Game

In the Kawakawa room at Edukids Papakura it has been a month of exploration and forming new friendships! We have been exploring art in different ways, painting in our outdoor environment, and getting creative on our art easel. We have been exploring the human body and looking at what is inside of our bodies and how it […]

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Play, Learning and Fun

The infants at EduKids Papakura have been learning a lot through play and having fun! We had big focus points within the room that we have been exploring over the past few weeks that are based upon each of our children’s individual needs and interests within the room.  Our children are exploring their physical capabilities and […]

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