Imaginary Play
Children engage in imaginary play to make sense of the world.  Imaginary play is when children use their imagination to role play and act out...

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Growing Young Minds - Experimenting with Colours
Experimenting with colours can be a fun and engaging way to introduce children to basic scientific ideas. As they learn to identify colours,...

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Maori Language Week
Every year since 1975 New Zealand has marked Māori Language Week. This is a time for all New Zealanders to celebrate te reo Māori (the Māori...

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Winter Play
As the cold and rainy season sets in we often think it is best to keep our children inside to prevent them from getting sick. However, health experts...

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Matariki
Twinkling in the winter sky just before dawn, Matariki (the Pleiades) signals the Māori New Year. Traditionally, it was a time for remembering the...

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

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Numeracy
Numeracy is the ability to understand and work with numbers in all aspects of life.  Numeracy complements literacy as both skills are needed to...

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Process Baking
Baking with children is a socially interactive experience, as children gain valuable life skills.  As adults, we guide, support, and explain...

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Playdough - Paraoa Poke
“Playdough is a safe and soothing material and provides children with a great sense of security – it cannot be ‘done wrong’...

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Fire Safety
For Educators and families, it's important to know that there are specific things that can be done to increase the level of fire safety in your...

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