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Children’s Day 2016

WOW! Children’s Day 2016 was our third Children’s Day and we think it was our biggest and best yet. The event took place over two days, Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th April at the ASB Showgrounds, and to see you all having such a great time with your families showed us that we accomplished all […]

Lighthouse Children’s Day, Only Three More Sleeps

It’s here again, our favourite time of year! Lighthouse Children’s Day is the premier children’s day event for children in Auckland. It is a community event focused on families with small children and babies. This is both an indoor and outdoor event which boasts a a diverse range of activities for all children. There will […]

March-April Newsletter 2016

Hello to our wonderful Lighthouse Families! We hope you have had a fantastic start to the year. This season’s newsletter is packed full of interesting and exciting news! From introducing our new Lighthouse early learning centre to how we celebrated Waitangi day with your children, there are also lots of family friendly activities and events […]

What to make of your little Picasso’s scribbles

Though it isn’t appreciated when the once-perfectly-white walls of your living room are being used as a canvas, scribbling actually has a greater value than you may think.They don’t make much sense to an adult but scribbling is in fact the first step in learning to write. As parents, we tend to praise our little […]

Free Mainly Music Sessions with Lighthouse at-home!

Thursday the 18th February 2016 was a day full of smiles, joy, and laughter for our 30 Lighthouse At-Home children that attended the very first Lighthouse At-Home free mainly music playgroup held in a Christian Church in North Park. mainly music is an iconic Kiwi non-for-profit organisation that has been running music groups for parents, […]

Free Waitangi Day Event

We have an exciting event coming up this weekend to continue the Waitangi Day celebrations with our lighthouse children. During our recent visits our ECE teachers have been introducing the children to Maori culture through dancing with pois and drawing korus. We are now holding a FREE event for our lighthouse children to extend on […]

Korus and Pois for Waitangi Day Celebrations

Waitangi day marks the anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi. At Lighthouse at-home we chose to commemorate this day with the little ones by drawing korus and teaching them how to swing and dance with pois. These activities were done in the weeks leading up to Waitangi day when our visiting teachers […]

Cultivate Your Child’s Inner Chef!

The weather this summer has been sweltering and if your in need of a way to cool down, as well as cultivating your little one’s cooking abilities then you’re in luck. This months article has a delicious and healthy recipe for ice blocks! It’s incredibly simple and will be sure to cool you and your […]

How much sun is enough for your little ones?

Among many things in life balance is important, especially when it comes to balancing enough sun to sustain sufficient vitamin D levels as well as avoiding the risks of sun burn and skin cancer. In this month’s article we have found some tips on how you and your family can stay sun safe this summer! […]

Lighthouse Newsletter January-February 2016

Welcome to 2016! We hope you all had a happy and relaxing break over the holiday period and that you’re now ready for all that the new year holds, starting with our newsletter for January and February. Click here to open our newsletter for January and February 2016