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Ambulance visits First Steps Brooklyn

At First Steps Brooklyn, we have connections with the wider communities. Our centre had a visit by St John Ambulance officer who shared her experiences and showed the tamariki the emergency equipment needed to save life.  

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Fun with Under 2’s

At First Steps Brooklyn, we have variety of activities for our under two’s. Our babies are given the to opportunity to try out our challenging environment.    

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Here comes santa

At First Steps Brooklyn, we had disco and shared kai for our Christmas party.  Whanau and friends joined us to celebrate this event and everyone had a great time. Santa also joined us, giving out presents to our tamariki. Our centre made little goody bags for all the tamariki who were present on the occasion. […]

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Diwali

Today at First Steps Brooklyn, the teachers, children and whanau came dressed up in their Indian costume. Everyone decorated the centre will lights, diyas , candles and drawing rangolis on the tables and floor. The day ended with eating and sharing Indian sweets and dancing on Indian music.  

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Visiting our friends

At First Steps Brooklyn, we were very happy when our friends at Community Kindy Jones invited us to their carnival. We were lucky as they provided us with the transport. Our tamariki had an awesome time meeting their new friends and participating in all the activities and games.

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First Birthday!!

On Thursday 29th June First Steps Brooklyn in Hamilton turned one! We celebrated our first birthday by inviting our whanau and community to come together for a memorable afternoon. We had a petting zoo, pony rides, photos of our first year, a photo dress up booth, face painting, pizza, and of course….cake!  First Steps Brooklyn’s centre […]

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Vroom Vroom and Toot toot

Vroom Vroom and Toot toot! The tamariki and kaiako at First Steps Brooklyn celebrated ‘Wheels Day’. This was inspired by the requests of a few of our children and brought to life through the children making posters and ‘license plates’ the day before. The next day the tamariki turned up with their bikes, scooters, lawnmowers […]

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Holi

What a wonderful (and busy!) time we had celebrating Holi at First Steps Brooklyn! Also known as the ‘festival of colour’ the centre and tamariki quite literally became rainbows!! We created a giant colourful tapestry together using paint and fly swatters, we painted “HOLI” letters on canvases, created a ‘Holi’ Mural, made tie dye material, […]

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