Celebrating Diwali at Central Kids Dinsdale ELC.

During the traditional celebration of Diwali, people light candles, share food and decorate the floor of their homes with rangoli – designs made of coloured rice, […]

Matariki Soup at Dinsdale ELC

The kaiako and whaanau at Central Kids Dinsdale ELC in Hamilton celebrated Matariki with vegetable soups, fried bread and homemade bread along with singing waiata. Every […]

Developing curiosity at Dinsdale ELC

At Central Kids Dinsdale ELC, we provide the tamariki with a range of experiences that help to develop curiosity, creativity, and exploration. Two recent activities involved […]

Refurbished playground at Dinsdale ELC

In August 2021, staff and whānau volunteers had cleared the outdoor area in preparation for the worn out softfall matting to be replaced. Then COVID-19 hit! […]

Staying in touch during lockdown

During Levels 3 & 4, kaiako at Central Kids Dinsdale ELC kept in touch with their whānau through Storypark. Several of their families posted photos and […]

Early Science Exploration

Tamariki at Central Kids Dinsdale ELC in Hamilton have been really interested in how different resources react with mixed together.  Recently they were exploring mixing different […]

Our first week of summer 2021 fun

Central Kids Dinsdale ELC in Hamilton welcomes back their tamariki.   A week of fun, reconnecting with friends, returning to familiar toys and enjoying the summer […]

We are open!

Attention all Central Kids Dinsdale Early Learning Centre whānau in Hamilton. Just a reminder that we are open again tomorrow, Tuesday, 5th January 2021 from 7.30am. […]

Central Kids Dinsdale Celebrate Diwali

Children/tamariki at Central Kids Dinsdale celebrated Diwali with the cooking and sharing off food/kai, having henna applied, music and dance. Diwali is a time to reflect […]