News for Central Kids Charles

Our Banner

We are very excited, our brand new banner has arrived and has been hung on our fence by the sandpit. We have had lots of good feedback about it, and we are now easier to find, with current and up … Continue reading

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Developing Games

Here at Charles Kindergarten the children have developed a game over many, many months when they discovered the big balls were a great fit for the inside of the large tyre. They often bounce on it themselves, or try and … Continue reading

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Yoghurt Making

Teachers have noticed here at kindergarten over these past few months that, a lot of children bring yoghurt with their lunch and only have a few spoonfuls before not wanting more. As yoghurt is so expensive, the teachers have decided … Continue reading

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Life Cycle of the Monarch Butterfly

We've been following the life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly. At the end of January, we spot a monarch butterfly visiting our swan plant, and laying her eggs. In February, the eggs hatch and there are several very hungry caterpillars … Continue reading

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Radical Rubbish Reduction

Great News!  Radical Rubbish Reduction at Central Kids Charles. With the purchase of smaller sized paper towels and a dispenser for the children's bathroom, the amount of rubbish from hand washing has drastically decreased.  The three new rubbish containers that … Continue reading

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Loose Parts

At kindergarten we had six giant cardboard tubes donated to us.  What terrific 'loose parts' to spark the imagination and creative play for the children. The children have used the cardboard tubes in a variety of ways.  All the better … Continue reading

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Urges

At Central Kids Charles, the teacher have learnt about different stages of child development called Urges.  These are subconscious urges that our practical brain says no to but we do it anyway because we just have to.  We as humans … Continue reading

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Exciting News!!

Exciting news for Central Kids Charles in Putaruru, spread the word!! * New Operating Hours * 30 hours FREE – conditions apply * Open throughout school holidays Click on the image to read more:  

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Under 5 Energize

On the 7th December, our friend Mandy from Under 5 Energize came to visit the tamariki and spend some time talking about how best to look after our teeth.  The tamariki were very excited to see her as Mandy had … Continue reading

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Mighty Maui

On the 8th November, the tamariki, kaiako and whānau at Central Kids Charles had a visit from their friends Jeffrey and Whaitama from the Toro Pikopiko Puppet Theatre.  They came to share with us the story of 'Mighty Maui' through … Continue reading

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