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First Steps Fendalton’s 1st Birthday

First Steps Fendalton celebrated their 1st birthday on Tuesday the 13th of October.  Many of our children and families came to the celebration. We all brought along some food to share for dinner.  After dinner, the Centre Manager made a small speech and then we sang Happy Birthday to Preschool. We finished the evening by cutting […]

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All Black Charles Piutau visit to First Steps Papatoetoe

What an amazing person Charles Piutau is! Charles is All Black’s number 15 and he visited First Steps Papatoetoe to talk to the children and families about rugby and what he does! The Brights Stars took him out and showed off their playground and some children also had lunch with him. He also signed a […]

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First Steps Papatoetoe’s Underwater World

This month First Steps Papatoetoe‘s focus is on sea creatures and are going for an excursion to Kelly Tarlton’s at the end of the month. The children have created many art work and and had many learning experiences to build on towards the trip.

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New Friends at First Steps Puni

First Steps Puni had two very important friends join our family. Our children were very excited to meet them and couldn’t wait to show them around our playground. They took the time for a slide and what great turn taking we observed. There was a game of ring-a-rosie where we were able to join our friends in a small […]

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First Steps Railway Helps Out at Pumpkin’s Kitchen

Recently, our centre whanau made a collective donation to Pumpkin’s kitchen, an organisation who provide hot meals to less fortunate people. The tamariki baked a delicious batch of chocolate chip biscuits, and complied other delicious treats including chocolates, lollies and balloons. The children had fun learning about food as well as taking part in the […]

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First Steps Aongatete visit to TECT Rescue Helicopter

Children, parents and staff of First Steps Aongatete visited the TECT Rescue Helicopter in Tauranga. The TECT Rescue Helicopters pilots explained what the helicopter do and how they help people who have had accidents and in trouble. The children are currently learning about keeping safe and who helps us when in trouble, so when the […]

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Natural Learning’s Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Natural Learning held a Pink Ribbon Breakfast to support raising funds for the Breast Cancer Foundation.  The team came into the centre at 6.00am to set up and start cooking.  The Pink Ribbon Breakfast included Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Hashrowns, Sausages on the BBQ and Pink Ribbon Cupcakes.  In addition to this, they also had Head Teacher Tracey Fitton offering children’s haircuts to support the […]

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