A Multicultural Nation
New Zealand/Aotearoa embraces immigrant people from a range of countries with varying cultural backgrounds. Te Whāriki notes that “New...

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Building Relationships
Relationships at Nurtured at Home take place within the home and with low ratios of only four preschool children in care at any one time, means...

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Rainy Day Play
Sometimes we might find ourselves unexpectedly indoors as the rain pours down. There are times when enjoying and experiencing all weather conditions...

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Supporting Early Literacy
The first thing that comes to mind for most people when they think of reading/early literacy skills that it only happens when you pick up a book....

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Maori Language Week 2020
Māori Language week has been celebrated each year from 1975. Māori Language Day is September 14 and commemorates the presentation of the...

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Mixing and Making Colours
At Nurtured at Home, we provide different resources each month for our Educators and tamariki to use and explore. These resources could be used by...

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Sustainability
Role modeling for our children how to look after their environment – and in fact, the entire planet, for future generations - is so important...

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Working With Clay - Uku
At Nurtured at Home, we encourage play using a range of natural resources and those that can be found around the home. Working with clay is an...

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The Arts
At Nurtured at Home we provide our Educators with a resource each month to add to their educational kit. This month we have an amazing booklet which...

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Crossing The Midline
Crossing the body's midline is the ability to reach across the middle of the body with the arms and legs. This allows children...

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