Term 4 Week 4

Term 4 Week 4

Play with Fire

Looking ahead to Guy Fawkes and summer barbecues, parents with young children are alert to the dangers that fire presents. The idea of preschoolers 'playing with fire' is alarming, indeed disturbing. However, two sessions held recently at Redwood Playcentre have been about kindling kids’ natural curiosity about fire, igniting their imaginations – and teaching them about being safe. Read the story.

Take a walk on the wild side

It's AGM time!

The AGM is arranged for Tuesday 29 November 7.30 at Hagley College cafeteria.

Arrive early at 7pm for a cuppa and a yarn. The theme is 'Take a walk on the wild side'. Let's dress up and have some fun. There will be prize for the most creative wildest bunch!

Please RSVP here so that we can make sure there is enough food :) You will also find the AGM documents here.

Let's Walk to Playcentre

Have you heard about our big adaucious crazy plan to walk to Playcentre? 

Please join us next week to learn more about the The Big Playcentre Walk. We need all centres on board. Please register below to let us know you are attending. We would like representatives from all our 46 centres.

Monday 7th November 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM Association Rooms
Tuesday 8th November 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM Prebbleton Playcentre
Wednesday 9th November 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM Culverden Playcentre

Graphic Design Project

We're looking for a graphic designer to help us design material for the 2017 Playcentre Awareness campaign. Email Dalene@canplay.org.nz to share your portfolio and let me know your rates.

Office bearer training

It's the time of year again for office bearer training. People with a good grasp of their role will ensure the centre runs smoothly. Register in the talk you need to attend on our website. Follow the Book it @ the Association tab.

Waiata & action songs in Woodend

Tuesday morning 8th November

Back by popular demand: the waiata @ action songs workshop facilitated by Huhana Carter. This time in Woodend. Not too far from Christchurch! Register here for the workshop.

Harakeke weaving at Linwood Playcentre

Thursday morning 17th November. Learn to weave with harakeke under expert guidance of Toni Rowe. 

Sharon Holt sessions

We often use Sharon Holt's Te Reo sing-a-long resources in our workshops. The catchy tunes are popular with tamariki and parents. Sharon is going to host 4 short workshops for us. If possible book as a centre on our website rather than individuals. Book here. For more information contact jen@canplay.org.nz Bring along your cushions and sing-a-long!

Playcentre to do list

See the Playcentre 'To Do' list here.

Playcentre calendar

See the Playcentre Calendar here.

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Posted: Wednesday 2 November 2016