At Beststart Bayfair we know how important outdoor play is.
Local walks have been the highlight of our month so far
In Ruma Pukeko we have been busy creating a sour starter which we then used to create a sour dough.
Our Forest Kindy adventures begin with a routine that the tamariki are very familiar with – a group...
Mary Boekman is the winner of BestStart Inglewood’s Good Sorts award this month. Mary is a prominent...
At BestStart Kawaha Point we love getting involved in our community.
To end the week celebrating te wiki ò te reo maori we performed our centre kapahaka songs and had a...
For Daffoldil day this year our centre once again set up stall at Countdown Fairy Springs to help ra...
It was fun celebrating and extending children’s learning through Mᾱori Language week. The
At BestStart St Andrews, we celebrated Daffodil Day, we shared morning tea with the whanau.
For the past two years, BestStart Sunset and The Garden's Care Home have teamed up to allow the olde...
Today we worked together to clean our sandpit cover.
Our children have been showing a huge interest in dinosaurs and volcanoes so we decided to take our...
At Doncaster Drive Kindy we love to celebrate and learn about our communities cultures.
Here in the preschool room at Beststart Bader we had a very busy week with all the planned events an...
Our current interest and project at the moment is animals.
We were really lucky to have the local Taupo civil defense emergency response team come to visit us...
This week is Maori Language week, BestStart Te Awamutu has been celebrating with a focus on Language...
This week at BestStart Claudelands we created a golf course.
Here at Best Start Claudelands we value aroha and kindness.
We took a small group out in the van to Rotorua Library to 'He Pi Ka Rere,' a special Te Wiki oTe Re...
Our tamariki look forward to their monthly school visits.
David Seymour, our local MP dropped in this morning
Today we had some Chinese Princples visit our centre and they left us with this awesome feedback.
This week we celebrate being open for 10 years.
Wow we have been very busy over the last few weeks here at BestStart Mosgiel getting our garden rea...
Maori Language Week is always a fun week of activities, learning new words and phrases and trying n...
Maori language week is a perfect time for us to involve all of our tamariki in learning Te Reo
Daffodils are in full bloom for early spring!
Dress up day was especially popular with our tamariki.
As part of our current learning journey of the life cycle of chicken, respect and responsibility, w...
At BestStart South Rd we revisited our learning by using ICT and it was super fun.
This month at BestStart Montessori Kapit we had some rather special slimy visitors which were Leopar...
At Best Start Kelvin Grove, we celebrated our Dads, and other special men in our lives by inviting...
Enhancing the literacy and language with our youngest children.
BestStart Montessori Johnsonville took part in the Te Reo Parade in Wellington recently
Daffodil Day was full of yellow fun at BestStart Riverbend Rd
Our visits to St Patrick's School help support a seamless transition for our eldest children as they...
Our playground upgrade is coming along nicely here at Beststart Parton Road
We have had a lovely student teacher Katie with us for the last 5 weeks.
No wonder this space is so popular with such beautiful teacher/learner relationships .
On Tuesday 10th September a group of Tamariki and two teachers went for a school visit to Belfast S...
The children have been using different art mediums to create, explore and express all their wonderfu...
Our children love getting out and about in the community, developing an understanding and appreciati...
Here at Beststart Ngatai Road we love to get outside no matter the weather.
Each year we try to do something for the men in our tamariki's lives and this year we had a sausage...
Today we celebrated all our dads in the center.
Our younger tamariki have been very busy lately.
Sensory play includes any activity that stimulates our young children’s senses
Our Teachers and children at Beststart Maui St made the most creative buses you would have ever seen...
Today at BestStart Judea we went to visit Brookfield Primary school. Wow what a great time we had.
This month at BestStart Abacus we had a dress up day themed Who am I?
The rainy weather didn’t get in the way of Te Whare Aho’s physical education today
We had our first bike day at Coast Boulevard in August.
For fathers day the children took some beautiful photos for the special men in their lives.
Here at BestStart Peachgrove we have a strong belief in making strong connections and fostering whan...
BestStart Omokoroa hosted a whole room of special people at our ‘Special Persons’ breakfast.
As the sun went down on Winter 2019 the BestStart Omokoroa community and whanau let loose on the dan...
Our first week together was a fun filled experience exploring everything our new preschool has to of...
Many of our children have been showing an interest in challenging their bodies and minds.
Some superheroes don't wear capes...they're called Dad!
To keep our curious and creative children busy, we keep on adding new play equipment
We are very fortunate to be in an area where we have so many nearby amenities.
This month at BestStart Herne Bay, we have started our much awaited “Herne Bay Adventurer” programm...
We know winter has been rough, so we wanted to do something for our families.
Our preschool children have been studying food, they decided that they would like to make some pizz...
Today we set up a painting experience using our new dye brushes.
We have adopted the idea ‘Let children be co-authors of their education’; which is about empowering...
In the new issue of the BestStart magazine we spotted a very delicious looking recipe for biscuits....
The children have made birdhouses for the birds in their playground
As part of our Building and Constructing project, we are utilizing our local community to support an...
Nga Tamariki and Nicky the Centre Manager had a brilliant time preparing our soil ready to start pl...
Giving back to those in need is something that we are very proud of.
We had a local community member Cherol Filbee and her friend Carol visit us at BestSart South Rd wit...
Last Friday, we celebrated the Father's day by organising the morning breakfast for our Dads, Grandd...
Hearty from heart foundation came to visit and award us with the Pa-harakeke award.
Communication, problem solving & the travel of sound was part of this fun.
We are always excited to welcome newborn siblings into our whanau here at BestStart MacDonald Street...
Here in our Whare Kakano room nga pepi have opportunities to explore at their own leisure, enjoying...
We had a snow day to celebrate our dads and grandads!
It can be hard transitioning to a new centre.
As part of our inquiry learning in the preproom, we invited Harold in to talk to us about our bodie...
On Friday the children found a lizard making its way around our playground!
We explored the station and the trucks and engaged with conversation with several firemen and firewo...
We really embrace community events and whanau participation at BestStart Onehunga.
The children in the Kiwi room have been showing interest in aquatic animals
Recently the teachers have attended some professional development courses on Sustainability.
Our Be School Ready Evening has been a great success again this year – it was great to see lots of...
Here at ABC Springlands we have a love for nature, creating a more sustainable environment for our...
With the warmer weather today, it was decided that is would be a great idea to make some flowers
We had a delicious breakfast to celebrate our dads
Our akoria were delighted to visit pigs, rabbits, cats. dogs, birds and of course fish at our local...
Our older children have been showing a keen interest in Science and Technology.
The sun came out and we all had a fabulous time!
Last week our centre participated in Daffodil Day.
We had a truck load of snow delivered to the centre!
The icy winter has provided lots of exciting opportunities to explore science concepts.
Every Thursday the children at BestStart Lemon Street go for a walk to Webster Park Field for our po...
Spring has begun at BestStart Styx Mill. The fairies came today to spread some Spring fun
Celebrating Daffodil Day with our whanau
We have noticed that many of our children are trying hard to communicate with us both verbally and n...
This year we celebrated Daffodil Day using our local community heritage - South Hagley Park.
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