Just for a bit of fun at Coast Boulevard we had a crazy hair day!
Last week we had a visitor, Te Rama from Plunket to talk about our dental dealth.
This afternoon the children enjoyed using the foam shapes to make different pattern.
At Montessori Bethlehem, it's important to us to help children to develop caring relationships with...
Learning how to dress themselves is an important skill we love to support the children to learn here...
On Tuesday BestStart Dinsdale ventures off into the forest.
We recently held our annual cultural week
Our Indian whanau shared the meaning of Independence Day
The children at BestStart Dey St have been interested in finding out where milk comes from.
Today we were fortunate enough to have Nick from KawaCreations come and teach Rongoa Maori to our ta...
Chen, our student teacher play and teachers the violin
We've turned our garden into a mud pit for the children to explore!
This month we've been reading and dramatising fairy tales
As we commemorate tēnei wiki, our tamariki have embraced Cook Island culture
We recently held our annual Maths Focus Week
We were fortunate to be given a big roll of paper by one of our amazing parents
Who doesn't love to splash in puddles and jump in the mud?
Wow, our tamariki have been building some great understanding around pro-social skills, through the...
This is project based learning which is identified through observing the children's main interests w...
To support our children's hauora, we had a fun race.
A BestStart Jones Crescent Kindy we love one of our puzzle that has doors and lathes.
Our Under Two tamariki have been enjoying frequent visits from some of our older tamariki from the O...
Our Over Two Tamariki have been busy enjoying the opportunities to help with baking or preparing our...
Every Wednesday at Kindy we have a dance class with Stacey from Misfitz Dance Studio.
We invited Hina into our Kotare ruma to give her a BestStart Omokoroa farewell.
Our tamariki love being expressive through different mediums, whether that be through dancing, music...
We had a great time celebrating together
As part of the Cook Island Language week celebration at Beststart Maui, teachers and children set up...
Mesmerised by a real life ballerina! We were very lucky to have Maddie the ballerina come and dance...
Here at BestStart Borman Road we have added an Extra Curriculum Activity into our weekly routine - M...
What an amazing effort everyone made dressing up!
Our tamariki and kaiako had a blast doing many different activities over the school holidays. Our ce...
What an exciting time for our budding gardener!
The children have been enjoying rugby with their peers.
We had a fun and exciting week learning about the Cook Island culture including their traditions, f...
We are doing a massive push on sustainable practise and reducing our contribution to the landfill.
The children love to help their kaiako (teachers) bake!
During this posting experience children are developing hand-eye co-ordination and body control.
In our Silverstream Nursery our focus has been around strengthening our whanaungatanga (Relationshi...
Recently at BestStart Parton Road we have been preparing for our outside playground upgrade which st...
We have had an on going relationship with C.A.R.E animal rescue. C.A.R.E is a no kill animal shelter...
Some of our tamariki have been enjoying the challenges of learning new ways to be creative on the ou...
Ki roto i te papa takaro - in the playground tamariki can learn from a variety of experiences.
At BestStart Mangere East we love to celebrate all different cultures
Our tamariki have been learning all about recycling and reusing at Best Start Whangamata.
Kia Orana, we recently celebrated Cook Island language week.
Relievers aren’t just “fill in” teachers to us, they are part of our family.
Here at ABC Mayfield we support children to develop and enhance their self help skills.
This week our tamariki took a box we received and turned it into their very own BP Waltham Kindy!
It’s Cook Islands language week. The tamariki were constructing Cook Islands out of blocks and loose...
BestStart Judea have been exploring our living world. Today we had a special visit from some baby ch...
Here at Beststart Waikite Valley Kindy, the weather does not stop us from having fun.
Being out in the country is amazing at this time of the year.
Smelling and taste testing have been the favored senses to explore a wide range of experiences in th...
The theme for Te epetoma o te reo Māori Kuki Airani / Cook Island Language Week this year was “Taku...
In May, we invited the local Japanese Group to our centre to strengthen cultural relationships with...
Our current Project in our Preschool room is based around “Kai” and the children have been involved...
One of our early bird children at the centre likes to gather various objects and create all sorts of...
Our children are curious to know more about how we grow food
What a great trip to Whoa Studios!
Gardening is part of our daily programme where the tamariki have been learning about respect and tak...
Winter times in the Nursery Room are cool fun!
Here at best-start Peachgrove as part of our philosophy we strive to have strong whanau and communit...
At BestStart Mangere east we have a strong connection with our Tangata Whenua and Te Ao Moari.
One of our tamariki were going on an extended holiday to visit her Grandparents in England.
Doncaster Drive Kindy love their trips on the bus to the Papamoa library.
Today in the preschool we did a fun sensory activity.
We love our imaginations…. So much so that when we play with the dinosaurs it’s like they are comin...
During the holidays the toddler room tamariki have had the opportunity to engage in some exciting o...
As part of the Preschool rooms school holiday program, the kaiako (teachers) decided to challenge th...
Over the last couple of months our Kiwi children have been engaged in a project around bees.
Animals is the current interest in the Kea room at the moment.
We decided to take part in Cupcake day to fundraise for the SPCA
We have celebrated a number of culminating activities that involved the letter of the week.
Today we said farewell to our friend William who has been with us for 3 years.
As part of our journey toward the healthy heart award we have been thinking up new ways to introduc...
Expressing ourselves through exploration.
Last week we were lucky enough to have Adam, Neala's dad, bring in the shaky house for us.
Our centre tamariki and community are very fortunate to have monthly visits from our local library.
Wow what an awesome extension our youngest Tamariki got today of our planning "Sensory Exploration"....
We celebrated Matariki last month with a whanau pot luck dinner and disco!
Our Nursery at BestStart Te Awamutu provides some amazing opportunities for our tamariki to engage i...
As part of our “Saving the Planet” project we had a “Wearable Arts Day”
Today Bree, our wonderful new teacher, made pizzas with the children for pizza day.
Loose parts play is a spontaneous and creative way in which children engage with their environment.
Today the children had a blast working at the wood work table being creative.
During July our Kiwi Room were lucky enough to participate in three education sessions run by Martin...
As our tamariki are showing great interest in painting, we set up the marble painting for them.
Kia Ora whanau. Thank you so much for being such an incredible and essential part of our Matariki ce...
The children loved getting physically active in a new way, challenging way.
We had an exciting visitor come to Montessori Johnsonville
Community spirit is important to us. When you find out that some of your colleagues need help, wha...
The amazing team from Bunnings New Lynn came to build us a beautiful enclosed vegetable garden!
Our exploration of the museum included the Māori court, the Pacifica Gallery and of course the Dinos...
We have commenced a school transition programme with our local primary school
Kim has been with us studying to be a teacher for the past 3 years!
Our tamariki invited some of the special people and soft toys in their lives to come along for mōren...
After lunch the tamariki get the opportunity to have some quiet time.
Currently in the prep room the tamariki are interested in symbol systems for making meaning.
At BestStart Fairy Springs, we hosted Mid-winter Disco/Re-branding party to celebrate our new name.
Kiwi Kids Are Rocking It at WAM
We are so lucky at Montessori Rongotai to be able to walk to Bunnings when we have an idea for our g...
Through baking, children learn social competency skills such as using their patience, taking turns,...
At BestStart Vivian Street learning is a community effort, it's part of fulfilling our vision to ig...
Recently the children have been really interested in animals.
Supporting and extending children's love of literacy
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