’Play is the highest form of research.'
'Children learn as they play. More importantly, in play, children learn how to learn.'
’Education begins the moment we see children as innately wise and capable beings. Only then can we play along in their world.'
’Play is our brain’s favourite way of learning.'
’Let the child be the scriptwriter, the director and the actor in his own play.'
’The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery.'
At Kidz & Crayonz we believe that each child comes with their own individual identity, strengths, interests, values and beliefs which makes them unique.
With this in mind, we aim to develop children’s creativity and self-confidence through providing stimulating and developmentally appropriate opportunities that will interest and motivate them to take leadership in their own educational journey.
Our learning environment is founded on the principles, strands and goals laid out in Te Whariki in our Early Childhood Curriculum. We embrace the Te Tiriti O Waitangi practises and principles-partnership. We value respect of others and respect by others.
We are an inclusive centre providing exciting learning opportunities which celebrates all cultural differences and learning abilities in our Community. We embrace our Tamariki as active explorers and encourage them to think, wonder and grow through play-based learning while forming friendships and building self-esteem through holistic practise.
We strongly believe in supporting our community and that it takes a village to raise a child. This is why we value parent-teacher collaboration and provide an open door policy where parents/caregivers/whanau are encouraged and welcomed to discuss their aspirations for their children and expectations from the Centre in a respectful and honest manner. Working alongside each other helping our children achieve their very best potential.
At Kidz and Crayonz Early Learning Centre we believe in raising and equipping children to be connected to their community and thrive in the wider world.
'Delilah has grown to be so independent, she loves to sing and dance, she is confident and shows me and her father how well she knows her colours, counting and so much more.'
'The teachers are amazing and you feel love and care when you walk through the door.'
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