Entries by brooke

Fostering Self Help Skills

Children have a drive to be independent and to do things on their own. We can help young children with their independence by encouraging them to take responsibility for themselves whenever possible. Allowing your little ones to take limited control is a great way to develop self-help skills. Although it can be faster and less […]

Taking Over Rainbow’s End

On Friday, Lighthouse at-home and many of our families joined us in the take over of the Kidz Kingdom at Rainbow’s End. As always with our families, it was a day well spent as the children were overjoyed with their choices of rides and attractions which Lighthouse had exclusively booked out. There was the merry-go-round… […]

Ten Tips for Taming a Tantrum

They always happen at the most inconvenient times. In fact, you can almost always count on it happening in public when you are in a big rush or at the most unsavoury of moments, on a plane full of people. Sometimes there isn’t even a warning, one moment everything is fine and the next you […]

Lighthouse Earthquake Drill

It’s 2:15 in the afternoon, you have just finished your lunch and it’s time to settle back into your workload. As you begin to steady your thoughts on the tasks that lie ahead, the ground beneath your feet has a different idea. Your thoughts and body are no longer steady as the rumbling and shaking […]

Lighthouse Adventure Party

Summer is just around the corner and to celebrate the warmer weather, we would like to invite you to our Lighthouse Adventure Party! This exciting event will be held at the Silverdale Adventure Park. There is an awesome range of rides for all ages including a pirate ship, mini moon buggies, a luge, a horse […]

Lighthouse at-home Newsletter August 2016

Hello to our wonderful Lighthouse Families, As we are now well into the winter months, we hope you are all keeping warm and healthy! Over the last month we have shared some exciting experiences as we celebrated Matariki together, went on a fruit picking adventure, and danced at our mainly music sessions! It’s a wonderful […]

Lighthouse home-based Educators – Lexie

We are delighted that one of our wonderful home-based educators, Lexie, is able to take on a few more children into her care. Lexie is an amazing Lighthouse Educator based in Glenfield. She is happily married and has 4 grown-up children. Originally from the Philippines, Lexie has been in New Zealand since 2008. Her home […]