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Our youngest explorers

11 Jan 2019

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Every week a group of children in our Forest Room (toddlers) go to explore our local bush area, Percy’s Reserve as part of our Wild Things Programme. 

At BestStart Petone we believe that children learn through experiences that provide a sense of adventure and discovery and this is what we provide even for some of our youngest learners!

As a centre we have our own wet weather gear which means, rain or shine, we can provide children their weekly adventure.  

There is so much to explore and learn from these excursions; exploring the natural surroundings, feeding the baby ducks, exploring the weta cave or relaxing on the grass for a picnic with friends. It's a great way of supporting children’s natural curiosity about the world around them with rich hands on experiences to learn from. The bus ride is also an added bonus for children to enjoy on their ride back to the centre.