Celebrations and goodbyes

Kia ora whanau, In the Chrysalis we have been having lots of fun Hugo had his 2nd Birthday. Happy Birthday Hugo and we farewelled our friend Anshul who is moving to the Butterfly room. Its getting very warm outside so please remember to bring your child’s sun hat so they have protection from the sun […]

Sea Week at Central Hastings

WOW what a fun week we have had in the Chrysalis room for sea week. The children have learnt all about sharks, whales, dolphins and other types of fish. We learnt a new song called “slippery fish”. We also made little sail boats with biscuits and icing. They were delicious! We welcome Lukah and Manawa […]

Cooking a boil up in the Chrysalis Room

In the Chrysalis room we have had a busy week. With Waitangi day on Tuesday we decided to make a boil up on Monday to share. We cut up all the vegetables and put them in the pot to cook. By lunch time it was ready and we sat at the table and enjoyed our […]

Cooking, painting and outside physical play

Kia ora whanau, We have had an exciting and busy couple weeks in the Chrysalis room. The children have been very busy cooking, painting and physical play outside. We welcome Jack and Sebastian to our room, who have settled in really well and have rekindled old friendships from the caterpillar room. We have Fathers, Brothers, […]

Samoan language week, lockdown and farm visit

What a very busy couple of weeks we have had. From playing with crystals, fire fighters visit, Samoan language week, lockdowns and farm visits. The children have really enjoyed having Amber in our room now and we farewelled Luella who hasn’t gone far -just next door. Next week we start to celebrate matariki. How exciting! […]

Fun new toys, baking, face painting and paper mache

Kia ora whanau, We have had an eventful few weeks in the chrysalis room. We have been baking, face painting, and doing paper mache. We also got some fun new toys such as new diggers and trucks, dress ups and bugs and insects. We welcome new friends to our room Thiago and Brooklyn who have […]

Father’s Day and birthday celebrations

Kia ora whanau We have had a lot of fun over the last couple of weeks. We had Father’s Day celebrations where we celebrated uncles brothers grandfathers and dads. We hope you loved your cards and treats We celebrated Manas 3rd birthday today. Happy Birthday We have been stuck inside most of the week but […]

Veggies and korowai cloak with feathers, glitter and paint

Kia ora Whanau. We have had a very eventful week In the Chrysalis room. We have made a korowai cloak with feathers, glitter and paints. Once the rain had stopped we got out into the garden to plant our vegetables for matariki celebrations. We have broccoli, silverbeet, cabbage and many more.we also found a few […]

Mother’s Day celebrations

Wow what a busy week we have had in the Chrysalis room. We have farewelled Lezhon, Jesse, Mia and Yuvi who have transitioned into the butterfly room. We will miss them but we will still see you everyday in the playground. We welcomed Daniel into our room who has come from the caterpillar room. welcome […]

Wet weather activities inside

We have had a really fun week in the Chrysalis room. The weather has cooled off so we have been doing wet weather activities inside like painting and playing with the water droppers. When the sun came out the children couldn’t wait to get outside to run, jump and play on the bikes. Please remember […]