Gardening & lots of fun

Here are Curious Cubs our tamariki have been enjoying lots of gardening.  We are really into up-recycling and have used old pallets and tyres to make gardens.  The children have been involved in all processes from making the pallet gardens, to planting to then caring for the plants.  This interest in gardening comes a lot… Read more »

Spring time at Curious Cubs

We have been having such a busy time here at Curious Cubs.  These photos are a small snippet of what has been happening.  Our families are kept up to date with learning stories, videos, photos and updates using Educa the online system (kind of like Facebook for our families).  We hope you enjoy seeing our… Read more »

Whanau fish n chip night and first dance class

We all enjoyed our first Whanau get together last night at our child care centre in hillcrest, Hamilton.  Yummy Fish & Chips as well as Pizza and Chocolate cake (which was made by our babies!). We sang songs and enjoyed a social time together.  This week we also started our dance classes.  Chanelle from Jazz Unlimited… Read more »

Busy times at Curious Cubs

We have busy little learners here at Curious Cubs!  This is the 10th week we are open and already our roll is 75% full. We are all so excited about the Education and learning happening in our centre.  Please look at our photos to see what we have been doing and the experiences we have… Read more »

Lots of fun happening at Curious Cubs :)

We have all been having lots of fun at Curious Cubs.  Our roll is growing and all the children are making friends and enjoying the new environment. Such fantastic teaching and learning is happening, the children and all thriving 🙂 We have been focusing on Whanaungatanga – getting to know each other and getting used to… Read more »

Week one at Curious Cubs!

What a fantastic first week we’ve had.  Lots of fun has been had by everyone.  Despite starting off rainy we managed to venture outside every day and ride the bikes, play in the sandpit or just run around.   The carpentry was out today  – I think we have some apprentices for our builders!  All the… Read more »

Ready Steady Go!

We have the final few pieces in our outdoor area.  Our boxes with ladders and planks to practice our balancing, climbing and exploring.  Not to mention our gorgeous wooden playhouse for loads of creative fun.  Inside we have everything set up, check out our gorgeous wooden tables, chairs and stools and all the fabulous teaching… Read more »

The building and playground are ready!

The gorgeous outdoor area is ready to go  – we have so many nooks and secret spots to explore.  The soft fall is down and soon our climbing boxes will be here.  Inside the floors are varnished and the new carpet is down.  All we need now is furniture, teaching resources and children!  The resources… Read more »

New signage

What a busy day our website went live and our new signage went up. Look through the picture gallery here.

Things are really moving swiftly now!

Things are really moving swiftly now!  We put up our first sign at the top of the stairs and it looks great 🙂 The concrete was laid, the boulders bought in, the sandpits created (with a river running through the middle), the grass put down and plants put in – And that’s just outside…..  Our… Read more »