Sowing Wildflowers
Each month, our Educators receive a free resource to add to their kete, and to support children's learning across the curriculum. Many of our...

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Sea Week Kaupapa Moana
Seaweek is New Zealand's annual national week celebrating the sea, hosted by the NZ Association for Environmental Education. Seaweek is an...

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Outdoor Safety
During Summer we spend a lot of time outdoors and there are some things that you can do to help keep your children safe at home so they can play and...

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Learning About Insects
Insects in the garden are important; both the pests and the beneficial insects play a crucial role in a well-rounded ecosystem. By increasing...

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Waitangi Day 2022
Every year on 6 February, New Zealand marks the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. In that year, representatives of the British Crown and...

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Messy Play with Gloop
Messy play is such a hands-on learning experience. When children explore messy or sensory play, they are developing many different skills. In...

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Using Music Technology
The world we live in is surrounded with sound and movement. Embracing music in early childhood is believed to be a way to help develop intellectual,...

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Learning Around Water
We wish everyone a very happy new year! In Aotearoa/New Zealand we are all fortunate to live close to a variety of beaches, harbours, bays, and...

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Christmas Message 2021
This year has continued to provide us all with challenges, restrictions, and times of anxiousness as we saw the Delta variant of COVID spread across...

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Family and Dramatic Play
In recent times, tamariki have experienced changes to their routines, home life, and care with their special Educator due to the changing COVID alert...

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