News for Central Kids Paeroa

Process of Change

We don't have to engage in grand, heroic actions to participate in the process of change.  Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world | Howard Zinn

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Inspired Play

The movie 'Moana' has inspired many of the children this term to immerse themselves into song, dance, creativity and socio-dramatic play. A wall display illustrating this interest was created.  The story book 'Moana' was purchased along with lava lava, to … Continue reading

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Heart Day

This month at Central Kids Paeroa we celebrated Heart Day. For this occasion, we prepared lots of heart healthy kai, including bliss balls, salad wraps and sweet corn on the cob. We also had Krista from Under 5 Energize come … Continue reading

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Healthy Summer Treats

Recently at Central Kids Paeroa, we have been embracing healthy summer treats, including fruit kebabs and fresh fruit iceblocks.  The tamariki have had lots of fun making these yummy treats as well as learning practical skills. Whāngaia, ka tipu, ka … Continue reading

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Mighty Maui

Toro Pikopiko Puppetry presented 'Mighty Maui' The children thoroughly enjoyed an entertaining, non stop, interactive, action and drama production about the deeds of Maui.

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Ruben the Road Safety Bear

Ruben, along with his trusty friend, helped to teach foundation road safety messages to children. Keeping safe around roads and traffic.

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One Year Anniversary

This October the children, whānau and staff at Central Kids Paeroa celebrated the one year anniversary of being in our building. We celebrated with music, kai, dancing and balloons.  Fun times were had by all! The past year has flown … Continue reading

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Under 5 Energize

This month we have had Krista from Under 5 Energize visit us at Central Kids Kindergarten Paeroa. Krista came to talk to the children and their whānau about healthy lunch boxes. Krista had lots of useful information, ideas and examples … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Learning

In a large bowl combine…….. One cup of CURIOSITY.  I am the child, I am naturally curious. A kilogramme of INTEREST.  I am most motivated to learn when I am interested in what I am doing and learning. A dash (or three) of RELEVANCE.  … Continue reading

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Ephemeral Art

Recently we have been exploring ephemeral art (also known as earth art) with the children.  Ephemeral art refers to an art form where an artist uses natural resources (twigs, leaves, stones, shells etc) to create original pieces of art.  Due … Continue reading

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