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August 2019
Feeding our pigs!

Learning Adventures Rosedale focuses on RENEW, REUSE AND RECYCLE, and part of that includes feeding our food scraps to local pigs Egor and Olive

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We Heart Animals

Animals have been a top priority for the children and teachers at Learning Adventures Rosedale lately. The latest activity has been to start a collection box to help animals in need.

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A case study in sustainability

careforkids.co.nz spotlight Learning Adventures Warkworth's sustainable practices.

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Supporting Our Furry Friends

Children at Learning Adventures Rosedale hit the pavements to support animals in need last week, as part of New Zealand's annual SPCA cupcake day.

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PJs and Movies

Pyjamas are one of the great things about Winter. And the children at Learning Adventures Mangere East got to wear theirs for longer than usual recently thanks to a pyjama and movie day.

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July 2019
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School Holiday Programme Builds Skills at Learning Adventures Katikati

An exciting school holiday programme at Learning Adventures Katikati is proving to be a valuable tool to help children transition into school.

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Building Cultural Awareness at Learning Adventures Warkworth

At Learning Adventures we love to celebrate cultural festivals and events from all over the world and last Friday July 12, Kiribati Independence Day took front and centre stage.

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Learning Adventures Mangere East Celebrates Matariki

Learning Adventures Mangere East has just capped off a week of Matariki celebrations, enjoying an action-packed programme of Maori arts and crafts, waiata, traditional stories, planting, and more.

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June 2019
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Setting Children – and the Planet – up for the Future

The children at Learning Adventures Warkworth could teach many of us a few things about sustainability.

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Eid Celebrations

Yesterday children and staff at Learning Adventures Mangere East celebrated Muslim festival Eid al-Ahda.

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Friday Fitness & Fun

Fridays are a highly anticipated day at Learning Adventures Airport Oaks. That's when sports buff and all-round fun guy Apo visits the children in the Fantail Room, spreading his enthusiasm for all things physical.

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Industry Talk

Evolve CEO Rosanne Graham is focused not only on delivering the highest quality outcomes for children, but also on building rewarding and sustainable career pathways for New Zealand’s ECE professionals.

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May 2019
Samoan Language Week Celebrations

Learning Adventures Airport Oaks and Lollipops Airport teamed up this week to celebrate the much anticipated Samoan Language Week.

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Active Movement Play at Learning Adventures Maraenui

A new fitness initiative led by Sport Hawke’s Bay has got the kids at Learning Adventures Maraenui building their skills in everything from hula hooping to tennis.

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Fitness and Fun

A new fitness programme has just kicked off at Learning Adventures Mangere East, and already it's proving to be a big hit.

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Muffins with Mums

Learning Adventures Mangere East had a special treat in store for all our centre mums yesterday, just in time for Mother's Day.

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Evolve named NZ’s Most Trusted Kindergarten Centre Operator

Evolve Education Group has been named New Zealand’s Most Trusted Kindergarten Centre Operator in the 2019 Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands awards.

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Library Time for Tamariki

Mangere East tamariki got out and about with a trip to the library.

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April 2019
Gumboot Day

Learning Adventures Rosedale wore Gumboots to the centre to raise awareness for children with mental illness. “Having depression is like walking through mud everyday”.

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March 2019
Keeping our teeth clean and strong with Coralee

Here at Learning Adventures Maraenui we have been thinking about how we can support the health and well-being of all tamariki who access our service, particularly with oral health.

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World Water Day Celebrations!

Last week was World Water Day! To celebrate, Learning Adventures Maeroa all dressed up in blue, and learned about plastic in the ocean through a variety of experiments. They then finished the day off by making blue and green jelly! Yum!

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A Tribute to Christchurch...

We had a beautiful morning of remembrance to honour those that we lost in the Christchurch event.

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December 2018
Children key to success of community pantry

Children’s diligence in gardening and collecting eggs from free range chooks at the Learning Adventures preschool in Campbell Drive, Warkworth, has prompted the establishment of a community pantry. Read the full story in the local paper: Warkworth, Mahurangi Matters

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November 2018
Learning Adventures Warkworth Feeds the Community

Thanks to a novel food sharing initiative launched by Learning Adventures Warkworth, locals can now share their homegrown produce, and pick up some free fresh treats while they are at it.

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Halloween in Henderson

A family of scarecrows and a family of Blippi were just some of the weird and wacky characters to attend Learning Adventures Henderson’s Halloween disco on October 30.

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Lighting Up Airport Oaks

November 12, Diwali, the festival of lights, will be celebrated by the kids and staff at Learning Adventures Airport Oaks.

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October 2018
Harold the Giraffe Visits Learning Adventures Henderson

Harold the Giraffe paid our children at Learning Adventures Henderson a visit, bringing with him a lunchbox chock-full of healthy options to help him grow.

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September 2018
SPCA Cupcake Day at Learning Adventures Rosedale

Learning Adventures Rosedale organised a SPCA Cupcake Day.

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August 2018
A Trip to Warkworth Collision Repairs

Learning Adventures Warkworth went to Warkworth Collision Repairs!

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Learning Adventures Rosedale Upgraded Whare

Outside we had a very worn out and old looking Whare, as part of our internal evaluation of the centre, we are looking at the pre school’s outside environment.

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Learning Adventures Rosedale Updated Gardens

The children at Learning Adventures Rosedale had a great time helping clean, build and re-bark their gardens!

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July 2018
Picnic and Play time at Richmond School with Learning Adventures Maraenui

Today we thought we would venture out into our community one last time during the school holidays and enjoy something new. We decided to have a picnic lunch with some yummy buns which were donated by a lovely lady in the community.

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Sowing seedlings at the Maraenui Koha Shed with Learning Adventures Maraenui

Here we are back at the koha shed again as we were invited back to join Whaea Belinda in sowing some vegetable seeds in preparation of spring. It's great that we are able to venture out into our local community of Maraenui and experience hands on learning experiences right here in our back yard.

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Learning Adventures Rosedale went to the Theatre

Learning Adventures Rosedale recently went to see "The Great White Man-Eating Shark" at the theatre.

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June 2018
Matariki Celebrations at Learning Adventures Maraenui

Wow what an amazing time we had celebrating this year Matariki Māori New Year here at Learning Adventures Maraenui.

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Learning Adventures Rotorua visits the Library

Learning Adventures Rotorua has been enjoying their new van to the fullest by making weekly trips to the library.

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Learning Adventures Henderson Kicks off Matariki with Disco Night

Learning Adventures Henderson kicked off Matariki in Style with a Disco night for the children and their whanau.

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May 2018
Chris Sanders at Learning Adventures Rosedale

Chris Sanders, author of the Angel Star book and Call for an ambulance was at Learning Adventures Rosedale.

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March 2018
Why are there trees in the Kiwi room?

The teachers in the toddler Room at Learning Adventures Rosedale have a passion for the outdoors and teaching children to respect nature. They decided they wanted to bring the outside inside through introducing lots of nature inspired resources as well as through decorating their room!

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February 2018
Ice experiences at Learning Adventures Mangere East

Ice sensory experiences provide an opportunity for children to explore with their hands. There is no right or wrong way. You can touch it or taste it and smell it. It gets the brain working and our children enjoy it in so many different ways.

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December 2017
Learning Adventures Katikati visits the Fire Station

An amazing opportunity for the children to visit the Fire Station in Katikati. Lots of laughs and smiles, while learning about keeping themselves safe and participating in the "Get Out, Stay Out!" Preschool Education Programme.

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October 2017
NZ Mural Contest and Arts Festival in Katikati

This month the Learning Adventures Katikati children have been involved with the New Zealand Mural Contest and Arts Festival where they were awarded the "Highly Commended" and the "Peoples Choice Certificate" along with a lovely cheque for $250!

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August 2017
Our Matariki Korowai

As part of our Matariki celebration at Learning Adventures Mangere East, we decided to make a special centre Korowai.

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