News for Central Kids Rewi Street

New Head Teacher | Kim Redshaw

Kia ora koutou, My name is Kim Redshaw, I live in Te Awamutu with my three daughters and I am very excited to be the new Head Teacher at Central Kids Rewi Street in Te Awamutu. I graduated with a … Continue reading

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Sharing Table

At Central Kids Rewi Street, we have a sharing table where families and children can take home produce donated by other families as well as excess grown by the children in our own vegetable gardens and fruit from our trees. … Continue reading

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Tadpoles to Frogs

Observing tadpoles change into frogs has become a regular part of the programme here at Central Kids Rewi Street. Early in the term, we purchased some tadpoles and put them into the tank.  They were immediately surrounded by interested children … Continue reading

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Beach Party

We celebrated summer by holding a fabulous Beach Party Day. We bounced on the bouncy castle, ran through the sprinkler, built castles in the sand and whooshed down the water slide. We had a picnic of pizza in the playground … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Playground

We celebrated Christmas in the playground this year as "Christmas under the verandah"!  However, the drizzly rain didn't dampen the spirits as many families joined in for a great evening of fun and laughter. The magician lit a fire in … Continue reading

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Annual Flower Show

At Rewi Street, we like to celebrate the joys of spring by acknowledging the amazing range of flowers growing in our gardens this time of year.  The children took pride in bringing flowers in to share before using these to … Continue reading

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Diwali Celebrations

Today we celebrated Diwali at kindergarten.   We learnt the story of Rama and Sita.  Shivani (Ansh's Mum) gave us diva lamps, made traditional foods and shared what they do in their family to celebrate Diwali.  Shivani helped teachers put … Continue reading

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‘Out the Gate’ Programme

We had a celebration of our 'Out the Gate' programme this week.   Whānau were invited to join all the tamariki in this special place.  We built fires and cooked sausages and toasted marshmallows.  Tamariki showed their families all their … Continue reading

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Community Vegetable Gardens

We have some fabulous new community vegetable gardens outside the front fence line.  They were erected by one of our kindergarten families with materials donated by Mitre 10 in Te Awamutu.  The seedlings were also donated by Mitre 10 and … Continue reading

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Animated Soundz

Today, Kathy Lawson from Animated Soundz presented a puppet show on Matariki. Nanny Kahurangi and her mokopuna told us stories about the stars of Matariki, and the tamariki joined in with the waiata. We love having Kathy visit us, she … Continue reading

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