Wednesday, 18 June 2014

The Hungry Caterpillar

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Maths Investigation Area for Open-Ended Learning

Set up a specific area for playful maths investigations at home or in the classroom, to encourage plenty of open-ended play and self-directed learning with a range of inviting materials.

Cardboard Box Town

Make a town inside a large cardboard box for a fantastic small world play time that uses the whole body! Such a great way for toddlers and preschoolers to play together indoors or outdoors.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Music in the park

BJs Music in the Park

Everyone welcome!
10am every Tuesday at Mair Park

Come and join our movement and music session!  We have fun moving and grooving to interactive songs. We have a colourful parachute and beanbags. Come a little earlier, bring your morning tea and we can have morning tea together while listening to the Tui and Kereru in the trees above. If you want to find out more about BJ's come and join us for music in the park or ring 08004591778

What is 'nothing time'?

What is ‘want nothing time’?
“…when the parent doesn’t want to do anything with the [child], has no plans other than wanting simply to be with the child; just floor sitting, being available, being there with all senses awakened to the child; watching, listening, thinking only of that child…”

Ako books

Saturday, 8 February 2014

Lets go to the Garden - Haere taua ki te maara

Look at our amazing Caterpillar in the Swan Plant Zone!

A butterfly coming to visit the Swan Plant Zone!