Exploring ngahere at Thames Kindergarten

Our ngahere (bush) visits are very special to Thames Kindergarten. This is because in nature we become aware of the noises Tāne-mahuta, tamariki, the birds and […]

Pātaka kai Hauraki visit Central Kids Thames

Last week, we were lucky enough to have Selina from Pātaka kai Hauraki district drop off some important essentials to Central Kids Thames Kindergarten. The items […]

Ebbett Toyota breaks down barriers with Thames Kindergarten

The tamariki, whānau and kaiako of Central Kids Thames Kindergarten would like to thank Ebbett Toyota for the generous sponsorship of a brand new sparkly van! […]

Gardening with Jill at Thames Kindergarten

Today at Central Kids Thames Kindergarten, we had Jill come to talk to our tamariki about gardening and all the different plants that can be grown […]

Matariki celebrations at Thames Kindergarten

Weaving: Today we weaved some kites out of Nikau palm fronds as part of our Matariki celebrations. Kites have always played an important part in Māori […]

Central Kids Thames Kindergarten celebrate Diwali

Central Kids Thames Kindergarten had a lovely Diwali celebration last Friday. The tamariki dressed beautifully for the occasion and nga kaiako learnt a lot about the […]

Thank you to the New Zealand Community Trust

We would love to send a massive THANK YOU to the wonderful people at the New Zealand Community Trust for their generous funding of our beautiful […]

Transitioning to school

Research shows that the transition to school process is the most important transition a child will ever make as it is their first significant transition in […]

Storytelling at Central Kids Thames

Our ‘Library Lady’ has finally been able to return after a long time away, things are finally returning to normal. Our tamariki love Shori and she […]