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water play

15 Science Experiments that POP, FIZZ and CRACKLE

15 Science Experiments that POP, FIZZ and CRACKLE

These science experiments for kids are a great alternative or addition to fireworks during the holiday season. Check out these POPPING science experiments.

sand ideas

Making marks and patterns just running vehicles around in the sand mousse

Making marks and patterns just running vehicles around in the sand mousse

Exploring measurement with sand play (NZ Maths)

Exploring measurement with sand play (NZ Maths)

messy play

Playing with Gloop  You will need 2 cups of cornflour, 1 cup of water, two drops of food dye and a large container.  Encourage your child to mix and play with the Gloop before it is completely mixed together, the fun and learning starts here.  Explore the texture and talk about what it feels like, sticky, slimy, cold and powdery.

Playing With Gloop

Playing with Gloop is a fun and messy sensory activity for toddlers and kids.

cooking

Wallaceville Playcentre history

Above: 1965, St Andrew's Presbyterian Church donated their old hall to what is now Wallaceville Playcentre.

Playcentre celebrates 60 years of early childhood education

Above: 1965, St Andrew's Presbyterian Church donated their old hall to what is now Wallaceville Playcentre.

50 years of Wallaceville Playcentre: Formerly known as Moonshine Playcentre and Upper Hutt Playcentre: 1953 to 2003 [Publication

My search results from Upper Hutt City Library

Check out the results of my search at Upper Hutt City Library

Wallaceville playcentre; community services awards; Angela Erasmusson, co-president Jane Braun, Robert Gladding.

My search results from Upper Hutt City Library

Check out the results of my search at Upper Hutt City Library

Wallaceville playcentre; Dale Pratt, Aidan Palmer, Jordan Keene.

My search results from Upper Hutt City Library

Check out the results of my search at Upper Hutt City Library

nature play

Use playdough to make.pur own.lichens.grow on trees! Nature playdough ideas | Natural playdough Ideas | Nature play

Top nature playdough ideas for kids - Mother Natured

Nature Playdough is a match made in heaven which is bound to bring your children hours of interactive, creative and educational fun.

Made in Nature - Nature Play NZ This is such an inspiring website!

Made in Nature

Made in Nature - Nature Play NZ This is such an inspiring website!

Waiata

Part of our Songs for Tamariki series - children love to sing, it helps them learn! This one teaches the children about identifying colours in both English and Maori.

Barnardos Early Learning

Every child and whanāu is different. To give you more choice, we offer both centre and home based options. Both provide quality early learning and care but within different environments to meet your specific or changing needs

A selection of 5 nursery rhymes and songs in both te reo Pakeha (English) and te reo Mori. Includes Baa Baa Black Sheep, E Rere Taku Poi, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Hey Diddle Diddle and Tohora Nui. Perfectly suited for Playcentres, Kindergartens, Early Childhood Centres and primary schools.

Nursery rhymes and songs - Bilingual posters in Maori and English

A selection of 5 nursery rhymes and songs in both te reo Pakeha (English) and te reo Māori. Includes Baa Baa Black Sheep, E Rere Taku Poi, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Hey Diddle Diddle and Tohora Nui. Perfectly suited for Playcentres, Kindergartens, Early Childhood Centres and primary schools. Brig...

science

How to set up the science center (with freebies) in your early childhood classroom.

How to set up the Science Center in your Early Childhood Classroom - Pocket of Preschool

The science center in my classroom is always a busy place. Students can observe, experiment, create, construct, classify, compare and question. Students are natural born scientists. They are curious and eager to explore the world and everything in it! As teachers, it is our job to nurture their scientific spirit and help students form questions,...Read More

Te Reo

~FREE PRINTABLE~ Action Cards in Te Reo Māori & English {Green Grubs Garden Club Blog}

Lovingly handcrafting unique, creative & beautiful kiwi resources!

Lovingly handcrafting unique, creative & beautiful kiwi resources!

learning stories

ECE learning stories free template - Google Search

ECE learning stories free template - Google Search

LEARNING STORIES--this is an interesting idea. Te Whariki New Zealand early childhood curriculum

LEARNING STORIES

LEARNING STORIES - Observation and documentation - The Te Whāriki Way by Tricia Kassotis | This newsletter was created with Smore, an online tool for creating beautiful newsletters for for educators, nonprofits, businesses and more

creative construction

Introducing loose parts on the playground could be a great way to see what kind of structures the children might build, and has great avenues for dramatic play and collaboration.

Introducing loose parts on the playground could be a great way to see what kind of structures the children might build, and has great avenues for dramatic play and collaboration.

Introducing our 'Playpod'

Almost a year ago Christine, Susie and I attended a thought-provoking presentation facilitated by International Play Advisor (Outdoor Play ...

Construction play spaces promote many learning opportunities including, gross motor skills, problem solving, team work and imagination!

Construction play spaces promote many learning opportunities including, gross motor skills, problem solving, team work and imagination!

carpentry

The language of carpentry - birdhouse from recycled materials.

The language of carpentry...

Nathaniel and Teagan have both been avid bug catchers for a while now and often explain to me in morning meeting that their plan for the...

Carpentry Play and Early Childhood Education

Carpentry Play and Early Childhood - Play To Learn

Carpentry play and activities can offer rich, diverse and exciting opportunities for skill development for young children. It also intertwines beautifully with Te Whariki, our Early childhood Curriculum. Here at Play to Learn Early Childhood Centre we love to display the children's creations.

playground

Wooden Block | Naturally Wood by Design. Child Care Furniture and Design

Wooden Block - Naturally Wood by design

Our wooden boxes with accompanying blocks and planks etc. are designed to empower children to design and build their own play environment. Children can build enclosures such as secret places, structures for climbing, or obstacle courses. Alternatively children can be guided by centre teachers to meet specific curriculum outcomes. The boxes are small enough for […]

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ECE learning stories free template - Google Search

ECE learning stories free template - Google Search

Introducing loose parts on the playground could be a great way to see what kind of structures the children might build, and has great avenues for dramatic play and collaboration.

Introducing loose parts on the playground could be a great way to see what kind of structures the children might build, and has great avenues for dramatic play and collaboration.

Wooden Block | Naturally Wood by Design. Child Care Furniture and Design

Wooden Block - Naturally Wood by design

Our wooden boxes with accompanying blocks and planks etc. are designed to empower children to design and build their own play environment. Children can build enclosures such as secret places, structures for climbing, or obstacle courses. Alternatively children can be guided by centre teachers to meet specific curriculum outcomes. The boxes are small enough for […]

The language of carpentry - birdhouse from recycled materials.

The language of carpentry...

Nathaniel and Teagan have both been avid bug catchers for a while now and often explain to me in morning meeting that their plan for the...

Carpentry Play and Early Childhood Education

Carpentry Play and Early Childhood - Play To Learn

Carpentry play and activities can offer rich, diverse and exciting opportunities for skill development for young children. It also intertwines beautifully with Te Whariki, our Early childhood Curriculum. Here at Play to Learn Early Childhood Centre we love to display the children's creations.

Introducing our 'Playpod'

Almost a year ago Christine, Susie and I attended a thought-provoking presentation facilitated by International Play Advisor (Outdoor Play ...

Construction play spaces promote many learning opportunities including, gross motor skills, problem solving, team work and imagination!

Construction play spaces promote many learning opportunities including, gross motor skills, problem solving, team work and imagination!

Use playdough to make.pur own.lichens.grow on trees! Nature playdough ideas | Natural playdough Ideas | Nature play

Top nature playdough ideas for kids - Mother Natured

Nature Playdough is a match made in heaven which is bound to bring your children hours of interactive, creative and educational fun.

LEARNING STORIES--this is an interesting idea. Te Whariki New Zealand early childhood curriculum

LEARNING STORIES

LEARNING STORIES - Observation and documentation - The Te Whāriki Way by Tricia Kassotis | This newsletter was created with Smore, an online tool for creating beautiful newsletters for for educators, nonprofits, businesses and more

Part of our Songs for Tamariki series - children love to sing, it helps them learn! This one teaches the children about identifying colours in both English and Maori.

Barnardos Early Learning

Every child and whanāu is different. To give you more choice, we offer both centre and home based options. Both provide quality early learning and care but within different environments to meet your specific or changing needs

~FREE PRINTABLE~ Action Cards in Te Reo Māori & English {Green Grubs Garden Club Blog}

Lovingly handcrafting unique, creative & beautiful kiwi resources!

Lovingly handcrafting unique, creative & beautiful kiwi resources!

How to set up the science center (with freebies) in your early childhood classroom.

How to set up the Science Center in your Early Childhood Classroom - Pocket of Preschool

The science center in my classroom is always a busy place. Students can observe, experiment, create, construct, classify, compare and question. Students are natural born scientists. They are curious and eager to explore the world and everything in it! As teachers, it is our job to nurture their scientific spirit and help students form questions,...Read More

A selection of 5 nursery rhymes and songs in both te reo Pakeha (English) and te reo Mori. Includes Baa Baa Black Sheep, E Rere Taku Poi, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Hey Diddle Diddle and Tohora Nui. Perfectly suited for Playcentres, Kindergartens, Early Childhood Centres and primary schools.

Nursery rhymes and songs - Bilingual posters in Maori and English

A selection of 5 nursery rhymes and songs in both te reo Pakeha (English) and te reo Māori. Includes Baa Baa Black Sheep, E Rere Taku Poi, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Hey Diddle Diddle and Tohora Nui. Perfectly suited for Playcentres, Kindergartens, Early Childhood Centres and primary schools. Brig...

Made in Nature - Nature Play NZ This is such an inspiring website!

Made in Nature

Made in Nature - Nature Play NZ This is such an inspiring website!

Making marks and patterns just running vehicles around in the sand mousse

Making marks and patterns just running vehicles around in the sand mousse

Playing with Gloop  You will need 2 cups of cornflour, 1 cup of water, two drops of food dye and a large container.  Encourage your child to mix and play with the Gloop before it is completely mixed together, the fun and learning starts here.  Explore the texture and talk about what it feels like, sticky, slimy, cold and powdery.

Playing With Gloop

Playing with Gloop is a fun and messy sensory activity for toddlers and kids.