Play in a Home-based Setting
Children are naturally physically active and the environment has a role in engaging children in physically active play.  Physically active play...

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Language and Literacy Rich Environment
Recent research on early literacy emphasises the importance of a print-rich and resource‑rich environments, and meaningful and socially-constructed...

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Language and Literacy - Pincer Grip
Being able to hold a pencil to draw and write requires a strong ‘pincer grip’.  By the developmental age of around 12 months, babies...

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Discovery Day - Butterfly Creek
Each term, Nurtured at Home organises a day for Educators, tamariki, family and whānau to discover, play and learn together.  Discovery Days...

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Early Childhood Curriculum - Heuristic Play
Heuristic play is a term used to refer to the kind of games that encourage active exploration through the use of children's senses. The child...

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Early Childhood Curriculum - Music
It is believed by many researchers that exposure to music in the first five years of a child’s life is important for providing children with...

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Growing Young Minds
Autumn Foraging   Autumn is a great season for going on walks to your local park, and talking with children about how the season is changing,...

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Setting The Environment For Play
When Educators provide the time, space and access to a variety resources, children will engage in play that at times may be unexpected and/or...

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Early Childhood Curriculum
Early Childhood Education Curriculum We might recognise the term ‘curriculum’ as encompassing key areas of learning such as literacy,...

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Growing Young Minds
At Nurtured at Home, we embrace the values of manaakitia te whenua – caring for our environment by reducing, reusing and recycling. ...

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