Fun Ideas: Learning About Astronomy
This month’s resource for Educators/Nannies is a kete containing a star-shaped cookie cutter with recipes to make cookies and salt-dough stars....

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Astronomy
This month we’re celebrating Matariki Māori New Year, so this is a great time of year to explore astronomy and in particular, stars. Children...

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Celebration and Awareness Days in May
Through May, we'll be recognising and celebrating the following days:   6 - 12th May – NZ Sign Language Week -...

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Family Recipe - Gingerbread People
Here’s a fun recipe for children to help with measuring, mixing, cutting out the shapes and decorating! It’s also a great prompt for...

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Fun Ideas: Storytelling Activities
This month our Educators/Nannies are receiving a pack of picture cards that can be used as ‘story prompts’. These cards can be used in a...

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Benefits of Storytelling
Stories are important aspects of cultural learning through which children learn to make meaning and sense of their experiences and the world....

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Autism Acceptance Month
April is Autism Acceptance Month and on the 10th April, Autism New Zealand is holding an event “Hoods Up, Volume Down”. They’ve...

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Celebration and Awareness Days in April
Through April, we'll be recognising and celebrating the following days:   2nd April – World Autism Awareness Day. Autism NZ is...

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Family Recipe - Home-made Pizza
This month’s recipe is one children can be involved with to learn about mathematics – following a process, sorting, measuring, counting,...

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Sensory Felt for Mathematics
This month our Educators/Nannies are receiving a kit of felt and ideas to use this for learning about maths. The felt is a multi-purpose resource...

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