News for Central Kids Tokoroa

Dalton’s Sunflowers in Kindergartens

Spring is meant to be with us, so we set out to plant our Sunflower seeds. With that process came some songs, in Te Reo and English. Our tamariki are enjoying watching their seeds germinate and hopefully when the sun … Continue reading

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Matariki Celebrations

Today at Central Kids Tokoroa Early Learning Centre we celebrated Matariki. We had an awesome kai hakari enjoyed by our tamariki and whānau.  We had lots of bubbles for our tamariki to enjoy and a lovely warming fire while we … Continue reading

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New Teacher | Kathleen Aukuso

Kia orana kōtou katoatoa! Tēnā koutou katoa! Ko Maunga Pu te maunga Ko Ngapuariki te waka Ko Moana-nui-ā-Kiwa te moana Ko Kuki Airani te iwi Ko Amuri te hapu Ko David Dean toku papa Ko I’o Tuakeu toku mama Ko … Continue reading

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New Teacher | Sharon Hargreaves

Kia ora my name is Sharon Hargreaves, I am very happy to be joining the team at Central Kids Tokoroa Early Learning Centre as a full time teacher. I have my Diploma in early childhood and I am currently working … Continue reading

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March Activities

As a follow on from bike day; some of our younger tamariki are now using the strider bikes, learning balance and coordination, spatial awareness, safety skills and working their brain to create and strengthen pathways in their brains.  Some of … Continue reading

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Bike Day

We celebrated 'Bike Day' on the 10th February 2017.   So much fun was had by all the tamariki as they arrived with bikes, all sizes and colours, scooters and skate boards.  What an array of helmets, from a minion … Continue reading

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New Teacher | Renee Tangimataiti

Kia orana, My name is Renee Tangimataiti and I am happy to be joining the team at Central Kids Tokoroa Early Learning Centre, working with the under 2's. I have a degree in early childhood and I am currently working … Continue reading

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New Teacher | Sharon Hargreaves

Kia ora, my name is Sharon Hargreaves.  I am a mother of three children.  I started my teaching journey over 20 years ago. I have a passion for learning and teaching.  I believe children learn best through exploring their interests … Continue reading

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New Centre Manager | Beverly Cruywagen

Kia ora kouotu Ko Beverly ahau Nō Tauranga ahau Tēnā koutou katoa My name is Beverly Cruywagen and you may find my surname really difficult to pronounce, no problem if you get it wrong, but if you want to work … Continue reading

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Daltons Late Bloomers Tallest Sunflower

Central Kids Tokoroa ELC took out the Daltons Late Bloomers Tallest Sunflower award with their sunflower plant measuring in at an impressive 3.21 metres, boasting a stem as thick as the teacher's arms! The plant is now the tallest ever … Continue reading

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