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Diwali festivities

The children at First Steps Ascot had an amazing time celebrating Diwali. We were invited by the Remuera library to do a special Diwali mat time – led by our Centre Manager – where we explored the story of Diwali, sung a Diwali light song and did some special Diwali crafts. There were also other […]

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Celebrating Bastille day

First Steps Ascot was part of celebrating Bastille Day in the Bastille Remuera French Festival. The First Steps Ascot team prepared a French themed construction experience in the Remuera library, inviting children and families to spend some time using a variety of different construction resources to create their own interpretation of a famous french structure. This […]

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Trip to the library

First Steps Ascot  – local excursion to Remuera library. Purpose was to create links in the local community as well as extend and support our infants and toddlers with literacy exploration – they have been really interested in books recently. Copying how the teachers hold the books, turn the pages and pointing out different animals and […]

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Hospital Visit

First Steps Ascot Hospital Visit On Monday our children took a walk to the local hospital – Mercy Ascot Hospital to form links in the local community and to thank the staff for looking after the sick people in our community. One of our children made a card and we took a box of chocolates to […]

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Fundraising for The Hearing House

Six children from First Steps Ascot visited the Hearing House to give the funds they have raised at Support Office for Loud Shirt Day in October. It was a lovely opportunity for the children to play together. First Steps Ascot is looking forward to hosting the Hearing House preschool children in our newly renovated centre […]

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