This week we started off with a frost in the morning. Monday saw tamariki down on the green in the morning breaking up ice in the frozen over puddles on the bike track.Read More
This week we start out with a manual paper shredder, which tamariki have had a go at. It takes practice to guide the piece of paper into the shredder, then winding the handle to shred the paper.Read More
The weather was cold and gusty on Monday morning, some children played outside, while a small group of children decided to make their own playdough. We look forward to having fun throughout the rest of the week. Come back and check each day.Read More
This week we start a photo gallery blog on the fun learning at Giggles.
The photos that we take each day are for children’s Learning Stories. But we must be honest with you, we take more photos than what we need.Read More
Meet our centre’s fish, guinea pig and chickens::
Children have opportunities to develop knowledge about our centre animals, creating caring habits to grow their empathy.Read More
Who would’ve thought that Giggles would have free-range chickens?
Using our previous sandbox structure for our new chicken coup was a great idea. About seven years ago, before we had our big green playground, we had a small sandbox for children…Read More
Planting our vegetable and herb gardens::
At Giggles we are growing our own vegetables and herbs to become self-sustainable, providing us with opportunities with a range of fresh produce for our children’s meals.Read More
As part of growing our self-sustainability, we are raising free-range, laying chickens. But first, we needed to build a home (coop) for them.Read More