Blog Articles in 2021

Will you be my friend?

Posted at October 1, 2021

Supporting children through bumps in the relationship road

For young children, friendship is a source of joy, connection, and belonging. It is also the source of significant learning during these early years.

Acquiring friendship skills is a bit l…

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Kids in the Kitchen - Hummus

Posted at September 8, 2021

Kids in the Kitchen— supporting children to be actively involved in bringing nutrition to life while developing a healthy relationship with food.

At Kindercare we believe that healthy eating can be super easy and fun, and that's why we support tama…

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It’s our Cue to ‘Up our Cues’

Posted at August 31, 2021

Children regulate and learn about themselves and the world in relationships. When they are unsure how to act or respond in a situation, they literally look to us. In an unspoken exchange, their look asks, “am I safe”, or “is this ok”, and our facial …

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Learning through play

Posted at October 1, 2021

Learning to be the thinker and tinkerer of tomorrow.

Play comes naturally to tamariki - right from our tiniest babies first discovering their hands, to our toddlers pottering about and transporting their ‘treasures’, immersed in their imagination. I…

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Imagination can take you anywhere!

Posted at October 1, 2021

Children and imagination are two words that partner beautifully. Playing and imagining are exactly what tamariki are born to do. We did it ourselves, and we delight in the imagination of our wee ones as it is familiar and just ‘feels right’. We also …

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