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Playcentre has changed my life

December 2, 2021 | Playcentre

Playcentre has changed my life My involvement with Playcentre over the last 15 years has changed me. I am now more observant. It started with my Course 2, when I learned how to observe the...Read More

Key dads on session

November 8, 2021 | Playcentre

Dads at Playcentre When I attended a meeting at Ohau Playcentre recently, I was amazed when I looked at all the photos, learning stories and posters displayed which showed what our tamariki...Read More

Book review – Parenting in the Anthropocene

October 3, 2021 | Playcentre

Book review - Parenting in the Anthropocene Part of the Radical Futures series Edited by Emma Johnson Freerange Press   I began reading Parenting in the Anthropocene when Aotearoa was...Read More

Ice, flowers, smash!

September 8, 2021 | Playcentre

Check out this lockdown activity from Glen Innes Playcentre: pick flowers, make ice cubes, add colouring if you wish, and SMASH! This little treasure is wearing her goggles to keep her eyes safe...Read More

Playcentre nature scavenger hunt

August 23, 2021 | Playcentre

We have created a nature scavenger hunt that is perfect for your backyard. This is an opportunity for your tamariki to explore their surroundings while learning and having fun. Sending love and...Read More

Family violence: Children get hurt

August 6, 2021 | Playcentre

Written by Keryn O’Neill MA, PGCertEdPsych, Knowledge Manager Children’s development is affected by their experiences. Some experiences will set them up well to reach their potential, and...Read More