The Virtues of Messy Play in Early Education (And Some Ideas)

Messy play is an open ended sensory adventure for children. We’ve got loads of ideas to share for creating a messy play wonderland.

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Finding the ‘Perfect’ School Starting Age

Should governments lower the school starting age? Will it benefit children to start school younger? Or is quality early childhood education the answer?

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Making Math Games Count (1,2,3) for Early Learners

Looking for some easy basic maths games to use with your learners? We’ve got three for you to try.

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You’re Never Too Old To Play: Intergenerational Learning Programs

What is Intergenerational Learning? Intergenerational learning is not a new concept. In fact, the informal ‘passing down’ of culture and knowledge between the eldest and youngest members of families goes back further than documented history. In some cultures, the relationships between … Read More

Quick Tips for Filling and Pouring With Preschoolers

Learning filling and pouring skills can provide hours of fun for preschoolers. 

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The Power of Play in Early Childhood Education – Infographic

Educators never underestimate the power of play – Here are 50 reasons why!

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Meet the Inspiring Teachers of Hokowhitu Kindergarten

We’re ending the year by celebrating the fact that five of NZ’s most inspiring teachers work at Hokowhitu Kindergarten.

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What It Takes to be an Early Childhood Teacher – Take the Challenge

Check to see if you have what it takes to be an early childhood teacher!

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Case Study: Reducing Teacher Workloads at Moturoa Primary School

Family engagement is a priority for Moturoa Primary School. Read how Educa supports teachers and students by providing them with a simple, effective mode of communication. 

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Four Ways to Christmas Giving

What is the perfect number of gifts? Should they stretch to infinity or be restricted to four?

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