Learning Outcomes
He taonga te mokopuna, kia whāngaia, kia tipu, kia rea. A child is a treasure, to be nurtured, to grow, to flourish. New Zealand/Aotearoa’s...

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Sensory Kete
Sensory play is “food for the brain” because stimulating the senses sends signals to children’s brains that help strengthen the...

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Provocation
Provocations are deliberate and thoughtful decisions made by Kaiako to extend the interests of children. Provocations in early childhood education...

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ANZAC Day 2021
Anzac Day is observed on 25th April every year, and in 2021 the public holiday is observed on Monday 26th April. Anzac Day commemorates all New...

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Indoor Active Play
During the Autumn and Winter months, play outdoors can at times be limited due to the weather conditions. However, in a homebased setting, we can...

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Understanding Behaviour
Kaiako, in partnership with whānau, play an important role in supporting children to develop behaviours that enable them to be successful in their...

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Talking Together
Tōku reo, tōku ohooho, tōku reo, tōku māpihi maurea, tōku reo, tōku whakakai marihi My language is my awakening, my language is my treasure,...

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Planned and Spontaneous Play
Intentional teaching involves Educators being thoughtful, purposeful and deliberate in their decisions and actions. Educators invite children to...

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Korikori Wai - Water Play
Water play can provide a fun and exciting, or a relaxing and soothing, sensory experience for tamariki. Children can engage individually or as part...

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Loose Parts for Play
At Nurtured at Home, we love that Educators can go foraging with children in care to see what they might collect to create their own baskets of...

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