Children spent the days leading up to Halloween creating spiders and jack-o-lanterns to decorate the...
Our weekly visits to Kapiti Gymnastics have started!
The amazing team at EduKids Manuaku planned a Christmas appeal to help us raise funds for the festi...
Topkids Maui children have been enjoying playing with shredded paper.
There has been a lot of work going in our back garden.
To extend our learning about “What I want to be, when I grow up”, we had a dress up day.
At the heart of ABC Panmure is whanaungatanga - warm relationships - and with this the tamariki (ch...
We had a spooky dress-up day for Halloween.
As part of our school holiday programme at BestStart Weymouth, we had a camp day.
We celebrated being renamed BestStart Alexandra by having a centre party.
At BestStart Richmond Kindy we always provide a variety of opportunities each day for children to ge...
At BestStart Dilworth Ave, we are very lucky to have Mount Hobson right across the road from our cen...
As part of our BestStart Belfast Kindy holiday programme we had a Special Friends afternoon tea.
Both of BestStart Arrowtown's Bambini and Preschool classes entered into the Arrowtown Spring Show...
There are lots of fun reasons why our children enjoy crawling but they are also learning valuable l...
The school holiday programme was a huge success this term at BestStart Beckenham and book day was su...
Community involvement is very important to us at BestStart Beckenham, teaching our children about k...
BestStart Beckenham have built a strong relationship with our local retirement village. We regular...
The children at BestStart Arrowtown went to the museum with our whole preschool class to get to know...
It was such a lovely morning so our Nature Explorers from the Bambini class put on some suncreen an...
A trip to the library on a rainy day is the best.
Our Head Teacher PJ at BestStart Oamaru Kindy, bought a new bike and began to ride it to work and th...
We started an experiment with bean seeds and grass seeds to see if the different growing conditions...
In our Montessori room, spring has made us really think about growing things, growing food and abou...
The weather wasn't too flash in Taupo today so the children done some inside painting.
Vinaka vakalevu - a big thank you to Kaufo'ou's dad for showing us how to us break coconuts.
BestStart Sunkist Bay Kindy have the most amazing opportunity to go on local walks around Beachland...
We had a beautiful time with Lucias baby sister, who came to visit us at Kindy.
As part of our Be School Ready initiative, we invited Angela from our local Puhinui Primary school.
Today, we were lucky enough to go and explore the Ngongotaha railway.
Recently our 3 and 4 year old children visited the Stardome in Auckland's Cornwalll Park.
It was a beautiful sunny day so we decided to get some water play out!
Today in the pepi room we decided to get busy and do some painting, but not just any old painting!
Every year on the last Friday of October we celebrate Yellow Ribbon Day.
Four children went on a small trip to Te Puea Orchard where we had been invited by Te Rangikāheke (...
How exciting for our children to have a new water fountain to play in.
Montessori Arrowtown's Bambini class went out and about to uncover the learning opportunities our lo...
We saw that our friends at C.A.R.E (a local animal shelter just down the road from us) was in desper...
Baking has become a favorite at ABC Morrinsville
You could feel the excitement that filled the air as we set forth to practise our earthquake drill....
Every week in the Junior Kindy at First Steps Onslow we encourage our children to take on a Masterch...
We were blessed with another gorgeous day in the Bay
To celebrate Eid at BestStart Stoddard Road, we invited our parents into the centre and had a specia...
Our spring festival was all about the change in season and revitalising our centre garden.
At Community Kindy Marne Road the children have developed a love for light and shadow exploration.
The tamariki of Montessori Taradale had a very successful Big Shake Out last week.
We recently held our first Stay and Play event. Our theme was messy play so we incorporated as many...
During the month of October, we celebrated Local Superheros.
Today we had a visit from Constable Caroline, our local community police officer.
Lucy the lamb came for a visit!
Teina has been interested in hangi which has had a ripple effect on our tamariki.
At Beststart Mangorei Road we have a vision of making the world a better place. One of the ways we d...
We recently established a Discovery Box, designed and build by the children to invite exploration of...
On Tuesday the 16th October at BestStart Heuheu Street Kindy we had our monthly Bike Day session wit...
At Beststart Heuheu st Kindy we have been enjoying going to explore the park across the road from Ki...
The tamariki of ABC Rotorua Sunset were out and about in the community raising money for Daffodil Da...
It has been an exciting week this week where the focus has been on technology.
We are so excited to have our new sandpit and climbing deck up and running here at Abacus!
At TopKids Mangere East, we were so pleased to be able to pass on a cheque for $1,020.20 to the Canc...
For our Fijian Language Week, we organised a couple of activities.
Here at First Steps Everglade Babies we were very lucky to have one of our dads come into our centr...
Ni sa bula vinaka! This week we celebrated Fijian Language Week.
To extend our weekly Kaupapa Taiao, the children were invited by one of your whanau for an exciting...
A group of Preschool and Toddler children visited the farm to further extend the weekly Kaupapa Taia...
We've been out and about and learning lots!
Recently we had a visit from a Christchurch City Librarian to provide a special Hui Time for all the...
We are so thankful for the connections we are making to the community and with our whanau.
With the weather being so nice we couldn’t help but bring the water out for our Nursery children to...
We are learning about the people places and things around us, so we went on a fun adventure.
Here is some fun experiences our tamariki have enjoyed during September.
Here in the Nursery at BestStart Nottingham Avenue we believe in the importance of heuristic play.
As part of our exciting school holiday programme we went on a trip to Waikuku Beach playground!
Our 'Fired up about Safety' project
On Tuesday the 9th of October EduKids Warrington had a wheels day.
Here at Beststart Arawhata Road Kindy we know the importance of getting out and about into our loca...
Here are our tips for a stress-free birthday party for your infant or toddler.
BestStart Waitangirua took part in WAM (the Wearable Arts and Music Festival), which involved all th...
The two and three year olds at Early Years Cranford Street have been learning about how to take care...
First Steps Matau had a coffee and dessert night with our parents to talk about transitions - both H...
Recently BestStart Burnside raised money for Red Nose Day.
The tamariki at BestStart Opihi harvested some of our winter garden recently.
Spring has sprung and we are making he most of nature.
To extend our learning community, today Kaiako and tamariki at BestStart Meadowbank decided to visi...
When their parents divorce, it can be very hard on children. Mum Rachel D'Cruz shares what she has l...
At ABC Epsom we recently had a week of learning about technology.
The Tōtara room is influenced by the Reggio Emilia approach to learning.
We recently celebrated Father's Day and invited all of our hard working dads into the centre for br...
We celebrated grandparents day at BestStart Porchester Road to show our appreciation for all the lo...
It was a beautiful day in Taupo and some of our children went on a spontaneous walk to Spa Park
We have made some amazing connections with our local retirement home.
We have always wanted a space for our parents, a nice warm inviting space that welcome our families...
One of our parents decided to bring some ducklings and a lamb to show to the children as a result of...
The Mobile Ear Health Caravan visited Beststart Regent Kindy.
BestStart Onehunga have been continuing to work on our community connections project.
At BestStart Porchester Road, we celebrated Maori Language Week.
Over the past few months the children have been developing an understanding of Maori values and con...
We had a beautiful morning celebrating grandparents and grandfriends.
During September we celebrated Father's Day with a Blue September inspired breakfast.
A team of dedicated teachers from ABC Rotorua Sunset challenged themselves by taking part in the Ro...
Just because it’s not a scorching hot summer’s day, doesn’t mean there aren’t damaging UV radiation...
Today we had the most amazing day here at BestStart Totara celebrating different cultures.
Today the staff from First Steps Papamoa completed the HOT Pink Walk
As part of our School holiday programme going on at Topkids Maui, we had Wheels Day.
At Community Kindy Johnstones Road, we've been making a lot of cloud dough and foam.
At Community Kindy Portage Road we had some very special Grandparents spend the morning with us.
Today I had a little helper in the garden. Rocky crawled over to see what I was doing...
The children at BestStart Oraha Road love to get outside to play and explore!
Today we took a trip to the primary school next door.
What a busy first week of the school holiday's we have had here at Topkids Waihi Road.
No sugar is required to make this delicious, healthy treat. It's a great opportunity to talk about h...
This month we had a family disco.
This week at BestStart Regent Kindy, the tamariki have been showing great interest in shopping for...
Every year Best Start Motutaiko participate in the Ngati Tuwharetoa Kapa Haka schools festival.
Today we had one of our amazing mum's bring us in some hand made delicious cookies.
Today at First Steps Papamoa was Community Clean Up Day.
ANZAC Day is a very special day in New Zealand, as it commemorates all New Zealanders killed in war...
The Bambini classroom have been learning all about Papatunuku, and the creation legends of Aotearoa.
Over the past few months the children at Montessori Arrowtown have been practicing yoga sessions wit...
Montessori - Our beautiful cherry blossom trees are a spectacular sight!
The magic of Montessori never ceases to amaze us, and particularly when children learn to use their...
A group of our oldest children and teachers took a walk to our local school Belfast Primary to watch...
We had so much fun exploring water experiences on a hot spring morning at the centre.
We were lucky enough to have William the lamb come in to visit us.
Over the last week we have been celebrating Maori language week.
We were very lucky to walk down to Breens Intermediate to watch their Kapa Haka perform some waiata
Today, ABC Papamoa West went out into their community, picking up rubbish.
Here at BestStart Richmond Kindy the tamariki are encouraged to learn through nature.
At Beststart Heuheu st Kindy we have been preparing to perform in the Tuwharetoa Festival for the l...
We love celebrating and showcasing children's creativity through their artwork
Our preschool tamariki were super excited to receive two postcards in the mail today.
Topkids Waihi Road children love to get out into our community
The children at Preschool have been learning about sustainability.
It was an exciting week for us as we were getting our new kitchen.
As part of our ABC Katikati transition to school procedure we have developed strong links with our...
Our project at the moment is gardening.
We are making a shift away from plastic and the art area is no exception
On the 25th of September, we turned 1!
EduKids Papatoetoe is a multi-cultural centre where we acknowledge, respect and celebrate all differ...
Today we had a great time during the dental visit at First Steps Newmarket.
On Friday 28th September, something exciting was happening at BestStart New Lynn.
It's important children to develop the skills, confidence and love of movement they need for an acti...
At Preschool we supported Daffodil Day by wearing yellow and donating a gold coin
On Sunday 16th September BestStart Oraha Road attended the Kumeu Markets.
We embarked on an excursion to a post box not too far from our Preschool.
It was a great success with lots of people coming
The tamariki at ABC Papamoa have been exploring games recently.
At ABC Manurewa Central our children are busy preparing gardens and started planting for summer.
The team in Casa di Amici have been using the children's emergent interest in climbing and movement...
TopKids Virginia Ave continue to celebrate all amazing events and special days, one of our favorite...
What an amazing day we had getting involved in water play!
At ABC Waterview, Dan has been helping his younger brother Finn settle into the Babies Room.
Today we tried out pull string painting and what a unique painting experience this was for the chil...
Recently at Maunu Village we held our annual snow day.
To celebrate Chinese Language Week and Moon Cake Festival for the month of September, we invited Kis...
We have been preparing our garden for summer harvest at ABC Parkside.
Our Nursery tamiriki are all starting to develop their language skills.
The children are extending and developing their friendships, verbal communication and sharing and tu...
The children in the Preschool Room are very busy learning new and exciting things, our current group...
After months of practice the day finally came, we were off on the bus to go to the Edgar Centre to p...
The Nursery children have really taken an interest in our pet rabbit Coco lately and each day search...
One of our core values at BestStart Papanui is having fun.
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