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Autumn Treasures at Central Kids Strathmore

The tamariki at Central Kids Strathmore Kindergarten in Whakatāne have been enjoying the autumn treasures on their walks around the neighbourhood. They have discovered beautiful natural […]

Aroha mai, Aroha atu | we are here and we care

During this COVID 19 Rāhui, Central Kids is here for our kaiako, tamariki and whānau. Our teaching teams will be keeping in regular contact with you […]

Covid-19 | Coronavirus update

At Central Kids Early Education, we understand that the wellbeing and safety of your child is very important. We have a response team working on all […]
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Garaway & Strathmore Team Building and Well-being Activity

The teams from Central Kids Garaway and Strathmore in Whakatāne continue to work closely together with Jacqui Johnston in a leadership role over both kindergartens.   […]
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A mountain of bark at Central Kids Strathmore

In January, our long awaited bark arrived. We left it in a mountain for one day, so the children could experience rolling, digging, running, climbing and […]
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Mindfulness in Whakatāne

In October, the Strathmore Teachers & Michele from Garaway had a go at yoga to help us relax & feel  connected to Papatūānuku. We organise one […]
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Excursion to the Airport

In September, a small group of tamariki from Central Kids Strathmore Kindergarten went for a van trip to see the helicopters and planes take off at […]
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Dalton’s Sunflowers for Kindergartens at Strathmore

During term 3, the tamariki have enjoyed planting their sunflower seeds.  They have been able to watch them turn from a seed into a small plant. […]
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Obstacle Courses at Central Kids Strathmore

This term the tamariki have been really interested in creating their own obstacle courses. To create these courses, the tamariki have had to share their ideas […]