Waitangi Day 2021
The purpose of a mihi is to greet people and introduce yourself. This Waitangi Day, Nurtured at Home is taking part in Te Wiki o te Reo...

Read more

Establishing Consistent Routines
At Nurtured at Home, small ratios enable us to provide a safe and predictable setting within a homebased setting so that tamariki can feel confident...

Read more

Using Puppets in Play
Puppets are a great way for children to express themselves emotionally, develop hand-eye co-ordination, experiment with a range of verbal and...

Read more

Developing Physical Skills
Physical skills are linked to the development of cognition. Catching, throwing and kicking are skills necessary for sports skills but also necessary...

Read more

Celebrating 2020
Message from Petra 😊 2020 has been unprecedented and as we look back over what has been a challenging year for so many, we were still able to...

Read more

Summer Water Safety
Water play can provide children with a wonderful sensory and calming experience. In a homebased setting, spontaneous water play activities can occur...

Read more

Life Long Learners
At Nurtured at Home, we provide a curriculum rich in experiences and activities in a homebased context and within the familiar, local community of...

Read more

Rituals
Rituals are different from routines. Rituals can be seen as how we transform the mundane routine into a sacred special time together, making the...

Read more

Child Led Play
When a child is engaged in play and wants you to join them, here’s some tips on how to do this without changing the way a child is playing, but...

Read more

Social and Emotional Competence
The Ministry of Education have created a publication called He Māpuna te Tamaiti – Supporting Social and Emotional Competence in Early...

Read more