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How to: Make a Nature Mandala

nature mandala

Here we show you how to set up a fun art activity at home for your child using only what nature provides. The best part is that you’ll love participating too. Enjoy! What: A nature mandala is a circular art form that is made using different objects and natural materials. Why: The idea of this …
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Learning Journey: Reuse To Make Shoes

The Remuera teaching team worked alongside the Tui children to extend and develop ideas around repurposing. We believe that for children to appreciate the value in an object or material, they need to discover its true potential. Our team introduced the idea that discarded or recycled materials have unlimited possibilities, and the results were remarkable. The …
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Bear Park’s big birthday

Celebrations are in order: 2016 marks a grand thirty years of Bear Park early childhood education. Read on for a trip down memory lane. In June 1986, Sue Stevely-Cole opened the first pre-school. On the roll call was an intimate grouping of three children, who we now fondly refer to as our founding learners. As …
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