News for Central Kids Jackson Park

Matariki

Last night at we celebrated Matariki. Over the last three years we have had the same ritual, we provide a hāngī meal for our whānau, then we take a candle lit walk through the kindergarten to the fire pit where … Continue reading

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Risk Taking

Yesterday the children had a fantastic time doing some adventurous risk taking, jumping off the retaining wall onto safety fall mats. They spent quite some time there taking turns to jump.  They all displayed wonderful social skills as they chatted … Continue reading

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Welcome Llarel – New Administrator/Teacher Aide

Hi my name is Llarel Trapski and I am extremely excited to be the new Administrator / Teacher Aide for Central Kids Jackson Park. I come from an administrative background having worked in my previous role for 18 years and … Continue reading

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Birthday Celebrations

Today, we had Central Kids CEO, Phil visit our kindergarten.  He had told me a while ago that it would be his birthday when he visited. So, this morning the children and I made him a chocolate cake and held … Continue reading

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Shubh Diwali 2016

At Central Kids Jackson Park in Rotorua we have a student who is from India and she wanted to celebrate Diwali with us. As part of the Diwali celebrations, Shaminderjut spent time last week colouring and drying some sand ready … Continue reading

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Lavender Foot Bath

Where the children are unhurried, social interactions take place in a calm environment, sensory and aromatic.

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Matariki Celebrations

On Thursday night last week, Central Kids Jackson Park held their Matariki evening to celebrate the Māori New Year. Every year the kindergarten holds an evening where the children and whānau come together to share a haraki (feast) of hāngī, … Continue reading

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Block Play

A few weeks back a group of children were very busy outside with our wooden blocks and cylinders.  They started building individual creations and then after quite some time doing that they then began to work as a team creating … Continue reading

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New Teacher Aide | Clare

My name is Clare Jessep and I look forward to working at Central Kids Jackson Park as a teacher aide. I have a six year old boy who I love with all my heart and I have a natural rapport … Continue reading

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Harvesting

At Central Kids Jackson Park we have been busy growing in our gardens – from Giant Sunflowers to Giant Potatoes!! After we harvested our giant potatoes, we made yummy wedges to share!

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