Superstars, musicians, doctors and bakers

What a wonderful couple of weeks we have had in the Butterfly Room. Our tamariki have had a huge interest in dramatic play so we have created a stage where we have become super stars and showed our amazing musical talent. We have also created a doctors surgery where our tamariki have used their wonderful […]

Te Reo Māori week in the Butterfly Room

Kei te whakanui i te wiki o te reo Māori i roto i te ruma pūrerehua i tēnei wiki. Kua rongo mātou ki te kōrero orokohanga, me pehea te wehewehe a Tāne-mahuta ia Ranginui me Papatūānuku. Kua ako anō mātou mō ētahi atu atua, ko Tangaroa, ko Tāwhiri-matea, ko Haumietiketike, ko Rūaumoko, ko Rongo-mā-Tāne, ko […]

Sports morning reminder

Butterfly Room whanau don’t forget our sports morning at Akina park tomorrow. The weather is set to be beautiful for our fun morning so please don’t forget to pack a sun hat for your tamariki. We are looking forward to an awesome morning and hope some of our whanau can join us for some fun […]

Rocket ships and outer space

We have had a busy week in the Butterfly Room this week. It has been lots of fun extending our interest in space we have made and painted a huge rocket ship, read stories about space, learnt some fun space songs and dances and decorated our walls with beautiful space art. We were sad to […]

Exploring, cooking, active play and fun games

What a busy week we have had in the Butterfly Room we have had a great time exploring and extending our interests in cooking and baking and also active movement, creating lots of fun games to enjoy with our friends. It has been really exciting watching our new sandpit being built and we can’t wait […]

A visit from firefighters and police

What an exciting week we have had in the Butterfly Room. Our week started with a visit from the police, we sung them a song to thank them for keeping us safe last week during our lock down. We were also very lucky to have a visit from the fire fighters in their fire engine. […]

Amazing imaginations at work

We have had a busy couple of weeks in the Butterfly room, with lots of fun learning experiences to explore . Our tamariki have been showing a great interest in dramatic play and we have had so much fun watching amazing imaginations at work. We have welcomed Georgia and Cairo to our Butterfly Room whanau […]

Water pipes and pools on the splash pad

We have had a couple of busy weeks here in the Butterfly Room. We have been very interested in water going up and down tubes, making swimming pools on the splash pad and having lots of water fun! We have also been into constructing with blocks and deconstructing with screw drivers. We also have been […]

Worm tea for our gardens

Well we have had a busy week of learning in the Butterfly Room this week. Our room is getting up there with the numbers of children. This week we welcomed Lezhon, Jesse, Yuvraj and Mia into our room full time! We are so excited to have you in our whanau! We have also welcomed some […]

Stories of war with medals and Anzac biscuits

We’ve had an extremely quiet week here in our Butterfly Room as it’s the second week of school holidays. Doesn’t mean we haven’t been having fun though. We’ve had one of our beautiful parents come in and tell us stories of the war and show us some medals, baked Anzac biscuits, welcomed ninja the turtle […]