Bright Ideas For Young Minds

A beautiful book full of low to no-cost experiences and activities to help spark you and your child’s imaginations

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A DAY IN THE LIFE

Haere mai
A quick chat
Exploration
Care moments
Play time
Kai
Nap time
Curiosity
Home time
Good morning

Our centres open, the teachers set our environments for the children, and families begin to arrive. 

Good morning
A quick chat

Parents and teachers connect and share information as the children gently settle in for the day ahead.

A quick chat
Exploring the nursery

Your child starts to explore the nursery environment using their senses to learn.

Exploring the nursery
Care moments

Our teachers use care moments such as nappy changing and bottle time as opportunities to bond with children and develop trust.

Care moments
Learning through play

Children experience the outdoor environments, discovering new textures such as sand, water and grass as they develop their gross motor skills.

Learning through play
Food / Kai

Your child will enjoy regular nutritious meals throughout the day, typically enjoying morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. 

Food / Kai
Nap time

We match your home routine, encouraging sleeping to support your child’s needs. Your child will have their own cot and bedding. 

Nap time
Curious play and learning

Our teachers will use activities that match your child’s natural curiosity to support and extend their learning.

Curious play and learning
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At the end of each day, teachers will share information with you about your baby’s day, their routine and any special moments.

Haere ra
Haere mai
Play time
Exploration
Kai
Nap time
Imagination
Curiosity
Home time
Good Morning

Our centres open, the teachers set our environments for the children, and families begin to arrive. 

Good Morning
Learning through play

We take play seriously, because we know that your toddler will learn best through their experiences during play. 

Learning through play
Exploration

Your toddler will explore the indoor and outside environments, gaining self-confidence as they get active with their play. 

Exploration
Food / Kai

Your child will enjoy regular nutritious meals throughout the day, typically enjoying morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Food / Kai
Nap time

Sleep time is a chance for toddlers to unwind and recharge, ready to resume learning and playing when they wake

Nap time
Imagination

Our teachers create moments that will spark the imagination of your toddler. 

Imagination
Curiosity

Our teachers will use activities that match your child's natural curiosity to support and extend their learning. 

Curiosity
Haere ra

At the end of each day, teachers will share information with you about your toddlers day, their routine and any special moments.

Haere ra
Haere mai
Play time
Friendship
Imagination
Kai
Exploration
Team work
Curiosity
Home time
Good morning

Our centres open, the teachers set our environments for the children, and families begin to arrive. 

Good morning
Learning through play

We take play seriously, because we know that your child will learn best through their experiences during play. 

Learning through play
Being Social

Through developing relationships your child will develop empathy, self-regulation and social skills while having fun with their friends. 

Being Social
Imagination

Our teachers create moments that will spark the imagination of your preschooler. We’ll challenge them and give them moments to shine. 

Imagination
Food/Kai

Your child will enjoy regular nutritious meals throughout the day, typically enjoying morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Food/Kai
Exploration

Friendship, exploration and adventure happen everyday. Our teachers support your child’s physical development by encouraging active play.  

Exploration
Working Together

Our teachers engage children in small groups encouraging and extending their learning

Working Together
Curiosity

Our teachers will use activities that match your child’s natural curiosity to support and extend their learning. 

Curiosity
Haere ra

At the end of each day, teachers will share information with you about your childs day, their routine and any special moments.

Haere ra

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