During Spring the children at BestStart Napier Central have been learning ways to embrace their natu...
We recently had a visit from the local fire station about fire safety.
On the 15th of November, we had a visit from Hearty.
The weather was a not very nice outside so we decided to bring the challenge course inside.
Diwali is a festival of lights, it symbolises the spiritual "victory of light over darkness.
Our second Parent Information Evening at EduKids East Tamaki was held on 27 November 2018.
Over the past month we have been introducing baby massage before sleep times.
We had a yoga instructor come to BestStart Waltham Kindy to introduce the kaiako (teachers) and chi...
Here at BestStart Oamaru Kindy we are very excited to have recently started on our Enviroschool jour...
At BestStart Papanui we are enthusiastic about the environment and taking care of and showing respec...
We had such a great time performing this year!
Recently Top Kids Maui, we visited Chipmunks play land
Children from BestStart Macaulay Street have just been on our termly visit to Ti Kouka class at Addi...
TopKids Dey had a great end of year celebration!
On Wednesday it was our centre's end of year trip.
ABC Monokia is now a Duffy Book in Homes centre
Last Friday we had a Grandparents Day at kindy.
Today we had the pleasure of welcoming some special guests into our centre.
We had an awesome day celebrating Diwali, festival of light at Topkids Pukuata.
Our children were invited by the organisers of Family Fun Day at Allan Brewster Leisure Centre.
Our centre has lots of gardens in our Mātāmua Ruma but our garden in the Pōtiki Ruma is relatively n...
Every Friday we enjoy going on our forest walks within our community.
The children at Community Kindy Marne have been working hard to create their projects for our Annua...
Our tamariki were pleasantly surprised with a visit from this purerehua.
Our learning around papatuanuku continues as the tamariki created with clay today.
A group of keen preschoolers from ABC Rotorua Sunset recently took part in the first Rotorua ECE Cul...
ABC Rotorua Sunset were featured in the Daily Post in September alongside The Gardens Care Home for...
The children at BestStart Wales Street had another great excursion to Rangiora High School to have s...
This month we celebrated Diwali, the Festival of Lights.
The preschool children at EduKids East Tamaki enjoy cooking sessions.
Mark making is a term used for the creation of different patterns, lines, textures and shapes.
Parenting place family coach Jenny Hale talks tantrums - why children have them, what to do them, an...
A couple of our staff took on the challenge of creating their pepeha to show parents which has excit...
Here's a great way to encourage children to drink water - infuse it with fruit!
These five simple rules will help make being green a bit easier and more fun!
Rebecca James, BestStart Burnside Centre manager, debunks some myths about childcare.
The children at BestStart Wairakei are learning all about sustainability.
We had a fabulous end to our week today, Sophia Jones' Mum and Dad brought some sheep to visit and S...
Ruben the road safety bear visited us at BestStart Te Awamutu
The children at ABC Mayfield have been having a great time exploring and learning about what they c...
What a glorious morning for our forest kindy explorers to be out and about in their community.
Today we were very fortunate to have Craig Smith here at First Steps, singing his famous songs for t...
On Friday, the Over 3's casa at Montessori Taradale (over 40 children!!!) went for a walk to our loc...
Sand play is wonderful for children's development. Here are some fun ways to encourage children to p...
Our friends at Plunket share tips for making bath time an enjoyable experience for children and pare...
This activity creates a sense of wonder as your child experiments with icy chalk, creating pictures...
At BestStart Waitangirua, the teaching team have been focusing on their Hauora as well as the child...
One child's interest in puppets led to a common interest of many of our tamariki who retold their fa...
Where do caterpillars come from?
Planting our spring garden continued...
The children at BestStart Aidanfield had an amazing art experience recently!
The children at BestStart Aidanfield have been doing the Haka and singing the Anthem for morning mat...
The children at BestStart Warrington have started fortnightly visits to the local retirement home a...
Our new furniture reinforces our philosophy where children feel empowered and connected to this spac...
The children from BestStart Warrington very very excited to have a visit from the local St Albans Fi...
We had such a great time at First Steps Everglade Babies celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights...
A surprise morning tea was organised to thank Christine for the 30 years of service she has given to...
One of our past pupils put on a dance performance for our children.
We had an awesome week of Diwali celebration at our centre.
At Topkids Dey, we embrace different cultural events
Just as New Zealand is incredibly popular among travelers, it is a great expat destination too. Many...
We have fostered a wonderful relationship with a local retirement village, where we regularly take...
For the second year running, TopKids Puketaha have had the honour of being invited to be part of the...
What an exciting day it has been! The sun is shining and smiles with squeals of delight were seen an...
This is our Whakatomene- Explorers programme where our Preschool children visit Mt Richmond to explo...
We had a very special guest who visited from Swimsation swim school.
What an awesome week we had celebrating the Hindu festival of Diwali.
Our new Little Tui's playground is amazing!
The tamariki in our Paua room have been busy learning about the joys of loose parts.
BestStart Rongotai celebrated Diwali in November.
EduKids East Tamaki celebrated the Indian festival of Diwali by having a shared kai where all the fa...
Happy Diwali from everyone at ABC Dannemora!
Community Kindy Waihi celebrated Diwali last week.
Diwali signifies the victory of light over darkness,good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and ho...
TopKids Waihi Road is on a journey of sustainability
EduKids Papatoetoe celebrated Diwali with their children, families and friends.
At Community Kindy the Mount the Tamariki have been very busy working on ‘The Legend of Mauao’ t
Today BestStart Borman Road celebrated Diwali,
Our tamariki have kept our kapa haka group alive since our Matariki celebration.
At BestStart Weymouth, teachers celebrated Diwali with the whanau and children.
Yesterday children from Te Whare Marama and Piata (our 2 & 3 year old classrooms) got out and about...
BestStart Arrowtown's Go Pink Party fundraiser for Breast Cancer was a fun family celebration.
BestStart Arrowtown Preschool children were lucky enough to go into Queenstown and watch the Polyfe...
We have planted some vegetables in our garden, including Tomatoes, Spinach, Carrots, Parsley and Be...
We were lucky to get a visit from Sam Lam and his side kick Sailor the Puffer Fish.
Today at Beststart Apirana we celebrated Diwali.
The children at BestStart Melling were lucky to have the Lower Hutt Fire Service come and visit us r...
The day dawned bright and sunny, we were in for a beautiful day!
Zara left BestStart Arawhata Kindy about 6 months ago to start school and in her story writing...
Reading to your child is one of the key ways to help your child’s brain develop in the early years....
Sleep is the number-one challenge parents face in the early years. Karen Magrath, Plunket National A...
Here are five quick tips for parents of children under five – to make you a more switched-on parent...
Start a new tradition in your house and get the whole family together for quality time. Here's how...
These sushi balls are so cute, and they are also insanely perfect for munching when on the go. They’...
Here’s an easy way to encourage your child to exercise and have fun at the same time.
शुभ दीपावली Happy Diwali! On Wednesday the 7th November 2018 we celebrated ‘Diwali’, the f...
This week at BestStart Oraha Road, the teachers and tamariki have been learning about Diwali, the H...
As part of Diwali celebration, family and community engagement, we had Avis’s son Avishal and his f...
Messy play provides opportunities to develop fine motor skills and allows children to explore with t...
Our centre vision is, ABC Mahora nurturing our communities Wairua, Mana and Mauri.
Everyone needs a hero! At ABC Mahora we are all hero's!
At Community Kindy Parton Road we have stated weekly Forest Kindy days.
We were so lucky to have this amazing group of Filipino performers dance and sing for us.
Our annual Grandparents Afternoon Tea, as always, was a huge success with a fantastic turn out.
BestStart Beckenham had a very busy October with two jam packed weeks of school holiday fun!
The tamariki in the Nursery at BestStart Opihi Temuka have recently taken an interest in the flower...
Carrot muffins for all!
Today was a sad and special day at preschool both for the teachers and children.
Beststart Mangorei have a vision of making the world a better place.
The afternoon inside at Topkids Welcome Bay is a time for rest, relaxation and recharging.
Here at BestStart Puni Road we celebrated Diwali, The Festival of Lights, by having a shared afterno...
Today at TopKids Avondale our infants and toddlers immersed in celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festiva...
Our children are enjoying some summer athletic themed learning at the moment.
Today we had a very exciting visitor in the Fern Room named Reuben the Bear.
On October 31st, BestStart Apirana Ave had a dress up parade at the Glen Innes shopping centre.
Glenn from the library visited us today and held his fun time mat time session.
The BestStart Regent Kindy whanau has once again shared kindness and love to our wider community th...
It was a beautiful morning in Te Whare Marama with our family play furniture set up on the outside d...
Today we had a special visitor come to see the children.
Our children love to play group games that involve competitive fun, laughter and working together
This week we participated in the Rotorua ECE Festival.
At FirstSteps Vardon we are lucky enough to have our local library just down the road in Saint Andre...
Here at Beststart Hastings Central we had our Diwali celebration day.
Nga tamariki o Rototuna attended our annual cultural festival
We celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, at First Steps Coronation.
We have been focusing on physical activities as part of our Hauora Initiative.
As a part of our interest in looking after ourselves, others and our environment at BestSt...
A casual conversation about sharks and dolphins started off a toothy project for our tamariki.
Some of our tamariki came together to share what makes each of them unique- their culture.
At Topkids Maui, we celebrated Diwali which is an Indian festival of lights.
Recently a group of preschool children from TopKids Virginia Ave visited Wesley Rest Home in Mt.Eden...
To celebrate Halloween, we had a 'Spooky Fun Day' at ABC Waterview.
EduKids Manukau had an amazing Diwali celebration recently.
Thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed our Halloween fiesta evening
Words cannot express the happiness the toddlers at First Steps Maich had exploring their new playgr...
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St John in Schools recently visited us to teach us about how to respond in an emergency.
Wow what an adventure we had today!!!
At Community Kindy the Bay we believe in making learning meaningful
Today we went out to begin our forest kindy adventures.
Today we celebrated our very first birthday at BestStart Borman Road.
Our pepe in the kakano room have been making the most of this beautiful weather.
Today our pepe in the Kakano room explored the chemical reaction between baking soda and vinegar.
The children at BestStart Marshland Rd were very lucky to have Paula from St John come and visit us...
Over the month in the Ruru room we have been doing a lot of crafts with our tamariki to prepare for...
St. John in Schools recently visited us at the centre.
Today at BestStart Maunu Village we were excited to be awarded with a Silver Healthy Heart award!
The festive season is once again upon us – and so are all those extra expenses.
As part of our current interest in celebrations, yesterday our preschool tamariki at EduKids Manukau...
Water is an excellent medium for introducing maths and science concepts like gravity, measurement an...
A few tips and tricks can help you get the most out of capturing those magic moments with little on...
In parts of New Zealand, poor dental care is the main reason children have to go to hospital.
A novel twist to the humble pizza, and loaded with tasty vegetables.
There were some strange happenings going on at BestStart Mt Eden yesterday...
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