News - November 2019

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Carpentry Goals!

November 29, 2019 | Playcentre

Tamariki and adults from Awakeri Playcentre have loved spending time in their brand new carpentry area. They would like to say a big thank you to Rhys for his excellent building skills and the...Read More

Gloop, wonderful gloop

November 29, 2019 | Playcentre

Gloop has always fascinated me because of its ability to change from a runny sticky consistency to hard concrete once force is applied. When I saw a big container of corn flour under the sink...Read More

What are schemas?

November 28, 2019 | Playcentre

You may have noticed some tamariki focused on repeating a particular activity or theme in their play, and thought, what is going on? Why are they tying things up all the time? Or why do they...Read More

Frazzled together

November 27, 2019 | Playcentre

Thomas, Liam and James – a rather curious and industrious trio – met at Babies Can Play some six years ago, before moving onto Lincoln Playcentre. Alby, Finn and Luke joined their big brothers...Read More

Big Play Out in the Wellington sun

November 26, 2019 | Playcentre

The week of 4-8 November was full of fun, sun and PLAY in the parks and playgrounds of the greater Wellington area. Local Wellington and Kapiti Playcentre’s brought their love of play out into...Read More

A grand reopening

November 25, 2019 | Playcentre

Little ones and their parents were celebrating on Wednesday (October 23) as Rawene Playcentre held its grand reopening. Gloria-Lee Owen, 3, with mother Karee Owen, cuts the ribbon. Nana Bev...Read More

In memory of Beverley Morris

November 20, 2019 | Playcentre

E te wā pouritanga MORRIS, Beverley Jean (Beverley) (nee Williams). CNZM QSO. Born October 12, 1923. Passed away on November 12, 2019. Esteemed early childhood educator. On behalf of Te...Read More

What It’s All About

November 13, 2019 | Playcentre

Ever wondered what Playcentre is all about? I’m going to say it: Playcentre is not ‘all about the kids’ – if by ‘all’ we mean ‘only’. Talking with Andrea Read of Linwood...Read More