Our tamariki were so excited to make their own ideas for Mother's Day!
Healthy Heart Award for Active Explorers Grenada On Thursday 2 July 2020, we were visited by Fiona from the New Zealand Heart Foundation. Fiona is a nutrition advisor who has been working with our centre, Active Explorers Grenada, for the last 18 months. She has been supporting our centre cook to provide nutritious food each day to our tamariki. We have learnt how to create delicious menus, promote healthy eating and physical activity to make a positive difference to the health of our centre community.
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.
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.
A wee seal pup wondered into our car park looking for a bit of care. So all the children went out to investigate.
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.
Each year, Active Explorers Hokitika hosts a special Matariki evening, where staff, tamariki and whanau share kai, tell stories, sing songs, plant trees and learn all about the meaning of Maori New Year.
Nanny Deb and her black panel van are doing their bit to make the planet better for future generations.. Watch Nanny Deb from Active Explorers Highbrook on Seven Sharp.
Evolve Education Group has been named New Zealand’s Most Trusted Kindergarten Centre Operator in the 2019 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands awards.
Active Explorers Hokitika organised a Disco and Shave for Lachie's recovery!
Renee and Ben Patterson from DōTERRA offered to supply a sausage sizzle lunch followed by a bath salts making session.
So much pride for our Active Explorers whanau in Victoria Ave, celebrating biculturalism.
Active Explorers Central city is on a relaxing health kick with weekly yoga sessions.
Active Explorers Richmond put down a hāngi for all its whanau to celebrate Matariki.
Active Explorers Henderson visited the Museum to learn about Matariki. They learned about Hotonui, Matariki and her daughters, and a lot more.
Active Explorers Blockhouse Bay was visited by the 'Kapa Haka team' From Glenavon School to perform for them as part of their Matariki celebrations.
During the month of May, Active Explorers Henderson have been celebrating 65 years since Sir Edmund Hillary accomplished the expedition to climb Mount Everest.
Today we made ANZAC biscuits with the children at Active Explorers Highbrook.
Over the past little while, the children at Active Explorers Glenfield have very excitedly watched the chicken eggs, in an incubator in the classroom waiting for them to hatch.