Our rooms at
Seedlings | 0-2 Years
SEEDLINGS | 0-2 YEARS
Our Seedlings room is based on building loving and trusting bonds between infants and teachers, who structure the day according to individual needs. Teachers work closely with families to understand infant cues and develop a routine that supports children’s natural rhythms.
Saplings | 2-3 Years
SAPLINGS ROOM | 2-3 YEARS
Our room is designed to help our tamariki balance the desire to be independent with the need to be nurtured and cared for. This age group are ready to explore their sense of self whilst still needing more care than the older children, therefore a focus on emerging social skills and independence make this space.
Sprouts | 3-4 Years
SPROUTS | 3-4 YEARS
Our Sprouts room supports our tamariki with social and emotional competence at a time when they are ready to engage in meaningful play with others. Children are encouraged to care for others, the environment and their own property and are supported to understand their growing sense of responsibility for themselves and the world around them.
Shoots | 4-5 Years
SHOOTS | 4-5 YEARS
In our Shoots space the tamariki start to become more aware of their upcoming transition to school. We offer opportunities throughout the day for children to be involved in contributing to the curriculum and sharing their ideas. Daily activities in our Shoots room challenge the tamariki, promote imagination, problem solving and a thirst for learning to inspire children though to the next stage of their educational journey.
Montessori | 3-5 Years
MONTESSORI ROOM | 3-5 YEARS
Our Montessori centre caters for preschool children aged 3-5 years. The Montessori classroom follows the broad principles of Maria Montessori and Te-Whāriki, New Zealand’s Early childhood curriculum. Children have opportunities to engage with purposeful work from the practical life, sensorial, language, maths and culture areas, where important cognitive, social and emotional skills are developing.
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We’d love to hear from you!
We understand that your child’s education and care is a priority and that choosing the right daycare centre can be a big decision. We would be delighted to share in your child’s learning journey. Feel welcome to contact us in whichever way is most convenient for you, or visit our centre and meet our teachers. Our Pakuranga childcare centre is a short distance from Howick, Mt Wellington and East Tamaki.