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Just Like Home

At Folkestone Street we pride ourselves on being a home-away-from-home for our tamariki and whanau. Because of our small group sizes, great ratios, and homely setting, our tamariki are able to participate in familiar, intimate experiences that connect the pathways between home and centre (Ministry of Education, 2017) such as baking and cooking. Our bakers …

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There’s No Such Thing As Bad Weather, Just Bad Clothing

There’s No Such Thing As Bad Weather, Just Bad Clothing

There’s a reason we hear the expression ‘there’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing’, So often in ECE (early childhood education). When most people’s (read: adult’s) first instinct is to hibernate at the first sight of rain, you’ll instead find us jumping in puddles, collecting the water or maybe making mud, as …

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Early Life Nutrition2

Early Life Nutrition

“Early life nutrition plays a fundamental role in your baby’s brain development, food preferences and the creation of life long habits” Julie Bhosale (AKA Arjun and Sahan’s mummy) is an internationally renowned family well being and nutrition expert. In her recently released book ‘The Nourished Baby’ Julie states that,“The first 1000 days of a child’s …

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