Friday, October 31, 2008

Next Generation Childcare Friday 31st October 08


Today was Bike Day at Next Generation. The children had a great time riding up and down
the drive.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Thursday 30th October 2008

Toby is so excited because "I are a big brother and Aria is my baby sister. I'm going to the hospital after daycare cos I think I'll take orange juice for my Mummy. I'll see Aria and my brother Thomas will see me and Aria, and I love her." Congratulations to Toby and all of his family on the birth of a little girl, Aria. Welcome back to Ethan and Aiden who have been away on holiday to America. It is lovely to see your happy faces and here all of your exciting stories.
Don't forget tomorrow it's Wheels Day. Bring in your helmet, bike, scooter or wheels for a fun filled day with all of your friends at Next Generation!

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Next Generation Wednesday 29th October 2008


A wet inside afternoon at Next Generation saw the children dancing along to lots of "Love to Sing Classics" the children were amused when the teachers informed them that a lot of their Mums and Dads would know the words and actions to Tuffa Taffa and Alice the Camel - something that all the Mums and Dads may want to do with the children tonight when you get home:) Don't forget that it's bike day on Friday!!! bring your bike, scooter, or in fact anything on wheels - we will close off the gates when all the parents have gone off to work and have lots of fun:)

Friday, October 24, 2008

Next Generation Childcare Friday 24th October 08

We have had a busy morning today - many of the children have had a great time outside
as we were inside most of yesterday.
Children inside have been busy in the art room, playing with the dramatic play toys and have
quiet time reading.
Issac and Ava came for a visit today so we are looking forward to them starting with us.

We wish everyone a safe and happy long weekend.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Next Generation Childcare, Thursday 16th October

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YAY...Welcome back Alex from your travels. You have been missed.
We have had a fun filled day today at Next Generation with all of the friends who have been here. Lots of our friends are unwell with a bug that is visiting the schools and daycares in the area. We hope all of our unwell friends get better soon so that they can come and join in with our fun and learning.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Wednesday 15th October 2008

It's all fun at Next Generation!!! we are creating an amazing underwater world and the children are being so imaginative. Today the children were busy in the art room making their own underwater sea creatures - and they were truly spectacular - the teachers were really surprised at the different types of animals children wanted to create, and the patience and focus that went on while they were working. Take a moment this week to discover how much your child knows about the mystery of the underwater world.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Next Generation Childcare Thursday 9th October 08

This morning as children and their parents were arriving at Next Generation we had the laptop plugged into the television and were showing favourite clips of children's from youtube - I like to Moo It and the Gingerbread Haka. This had the children and parents entertained for a period of time and some of our children did the Haka along with the Gingerbread.
When Toby and his dad Ben arrived I had told them we had just finished watching a video of Toby with his friends and I will replay if Toby wanted to watch it - this was great to see.
We also welcomed Leo from our Under 2's centre today.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Next Generation Childcare Wednesday 8th October 08


It's the second week of the school holidays at Next Generation and all the children are
having a great time being outside while they can. Colby couldn't pass until he had given
Emma some money - Jodie played hide and seek in the barrel swing. Sebastian had a great
time climbing up the ladder.
A group of boys had their own mat time and all read a book out loud at the same time,
children did puzzles, played with the blocks and helped Danelle do some cutting.
FUN, FUN, FUN, FUN, FUN.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Next Generation Childcare Tuesday 7th October 08


Today at Next Generation we had a new teacher play with us - Shelly is helping us out while
the other staff are away in Christchurch so she will be here thursday and friday too.
We got to play for long periods outside today after a day inside yesterday.
Inside today some children enjoyed dancing to the Scallyway Pirates. Cruz wore his Batman
rain coat which all the boys thought was great.

Friday, October 3, 2008

Next Generation Childcare Friday 3rd October 08


Yay it's friday :-) Today at Next Generation we had a visit from a ex Next Generation child
who is the same boy as he was here. Max is Max - he loved the dress-ups when here and
would come up with some interesting combinations so today he revisited one of his favourite
dress-ups - the pirate suit.
All of our children had a great day playing in all different areas of the centre.
Have a great weekend everyone :-)

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Kaths smilebox creation 2.10.08

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I woul like to share some of the fun things we all did today. As you see "super Man" came for a play. The teachers entertained the children at mat time. Danelle set up a great obstical course and the girls got stuck into some work in the sandpit, and I had my very first experience using a "pro scope

I had a great day playing with all the lovely children (and staff).

Have a great day. Kath