News - January 2019

What can babies do at Playcentre?

January 27, 2019 | Play Centre

A variety of rich experiences feeds their growth. Babies learn more, and faster than they will at any other time in their lives. They can be included in every area of play – just think about...Read More

Building a garden

January 23, 2019 | Play Centre

Building a garden A community grant from the “Keep Waitakere Beautiful Clean Trust” has helped the new Ranui Playcentre establish a community garden. The grant of $500 has allowed the...Read More

Book Review – A Bigger Digger by Brett Avison

January 19, 2019 | Play Centre

A Bigger Digger by Brett Avison ISBN: 9781742484105 A Bigger Digger is about Bryn and his dog Oscar who find something quite extraordinary while digging behind the shed on his Mums farm. After...Read More

Bikes are more than “just for riding”

January 15, 2019 | Play Centre

Bikes are more than “just for riding”. We love bikes at Playcentre, they build on our tamariki interests such as transporting, imaginary play and they develop their balance and...Read More

Bring the zoo to you

January 10, 2019 | Play Centre

Bring the zoo to you Play ideas: • Animal themed games such as animal bingo, snakes and ladders, animal snap. • Animal themed jigsaw puzzles. • Set up a Pet Store or Vets. • Set up...Read More