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April 2020
Starting School - What can we do during lockdown?

Starting school is a significant event for children and for their families and a milestone which many of us celebrate. It is something many children look forward to. Most children settle easily into school, but a few find adjusting to the change takes time.

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December 2019
Local Fire Station Pays a Visit

A visit from the local fire station was a source of much excitement for the children at Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay.

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November 2019
Much to be Learned from Chickens and Eggs

The Living Eggs Programme provides a unique hands-on opportunity for children to get up close and personal with the chick hatching process and this month, the children at Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay were treated to an inside glimpse of nature at work.

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Diwali Brings a Taste of Bollywood

Bollywood music and dancing has taken the world by storm and for the children at Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay, it was one of the many highlights of Diwali 2019.

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September 2019
Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay Hearts Dads

Earlier this month children at Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay celebrated all our super-amazing dads, with a special Father's Day afternoon tea.

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Glenavon School 'Festival of Colour'

A trip to the recent Glenavon School 'Festival of Colour' was visual feast for tamariki at Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay.

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In Support of Daffodil Day

The staff and children at Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay played their part in supporting the one in three Kiwis affected by cancer with a special fundraising event, which included face painting, daffodil making and a picnic lunch.

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July 2019
Matariki at the Museum

This year as part of their Matariki celebrations tamariki and staff paid a visit to the Auckland Museum, where they attended a magical Matariki education session, specially crafted for preschool children.

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And the Magic Continues...

As well as an awesome trip to the Auckland Museum, Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay celebrated Matariki 2019 through a wide and diverse range of learning experiences - from planting new seeds in the garden and bringing a vegetable for Soup Day, to exploring Maori patterns through visual arts.

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June 2019
Underwater Antics

The tamariki at Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay have been fascinated by sea life recently, and a trip to Kelly Tarlton’s Sea Life Aquarium was a great way to get up close and personal with some of the creatures they’ve been learning about.

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May 2019
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Evolve named NZ’s Most Trusted Kindergarten Centre Operator

Evolve Education Group has been named New Zealand’s Most Trusted Kindergarten Centre Operator in the 2019 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands awards.

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July 2018
Snow Day at Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay

Active Explores Blockhouse Bay had a Snow Day on Thursday 12th July.

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June 2018
Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay has Special guests for Matariki

Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay was visited by the 'Kapa Haka team' From Glenavon School to perform for them as part of their Matariki celebrations.

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