News for Central Kids Homedale

Bike Days

At Central Kids Homedale in Rotorua we love bike days! On bike days the tamariki bring their own wheeled toys, bikes or scooters, and enjoy a day of whizzing around the playground, challenging themselves around obstacles and learning about cycle … Continue reading

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Creatively Engaged!

There has been some really exciting art happening at kindy this term.  There were balloons filled with water in a container of paint for dabbing on paper.  Screen printing using a roller or screed.  Feather painting and marble rolling to … Continue reading

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Road Safety Puppet Show

On the 23rd February, we had Dan the Puppet Man from Puppet Vision come to kindy with the "Ruru Road Safety Puppet Show".  This was really popular, absolutely excellent! The tamariki really enjoyed the show and were kept engaged the … Continue reading

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Our Whakataukī

Akakoa te matea ako Akakoa te aha ranei Ko te Whare Kohungahunga he whatu pokeka e taea ai! Whatever the need.  Whatever it takes! Supporting every tamaiti to succeed!  

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New Administrator | Chantelle Williams

Hi, my name is Chantelle Williams and I am excited to be joining the team at Central Kids Homedale as the new Administrator / Teacher Aide. I was born and raised in Auckland and moved to Rotorua 13 years ago. … Continue reading

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Introducing Karen | New Teacher Aide

Kia ora, my name is Karen Walden and I'm pleased to be joining you all at Central Kids Homedale as a teacher aide. Originally from the town of Fielding in the Manawatu; my husband and I have lived in Rotorua … Continue reading

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New Teacher | Laura Eunson

Kia ora!  Hello, parents, whānau and caregivers!  My name is Laura Eunson, I live on the outskirts of Rotorua, on a rural two acre property.  My husband, Stephen is a primary school teacher, we have been married for nearly six … Continue reading

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Rotorua Lakes Swim School – Water Safety

Today we had an awesome visit from the Rotorua Lakes Swim School. Kayla Kiore and Wiki Mansell came to us to deliver the Water Safety Programme for young children.  The children had fun learning about staying safe in and around … Continue reading

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NZ Sign Language Taster Class

New Zealand Sign Language Week | 9th – 15th May 2016 Thank you to Stephen Stirling who presented our sign language taster class for New Zealand Sign Language Week.  We incorporated this event with a coffee morning for whānau.  All … Continue reading

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Exciting News

From the beginning of May, 2016 Central Kids Fordlands, Helen Downer & Homedale in Rotorua have increased their hours. You can now enrol your child to attend from 8.00am – 3.30pm, with the option of attending throughout the school holidays. … Continue reading

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