Christine has been part of the Home Grown Kids whanau as a Home Based Educator for 3 years. She is a qualified ECE teacher and has been involved in a variety of ECE settings such as daycare and kindergarten on the North Shore for many years. She is the mother of 3 adult children and grandmother to 3 who she has a large amount of involvement with.
Christine has many resources to keep children occupied and learning through play. She has a large covered deck where children can be involved in water play and ride on toys. She lives near several playgrounds which the children visit regularly. Christine prefers to care for a maximum of 2 children only.
ACTIVITIES THEY PROVIDE:
Christine attends a local community playgroup and Home Grown Kids playgroups and local outings. They visit parks and playgrounds and enjoy the outdoors. She provides a wide range of play experiences such as play dough, arts and crafts, puzzles, water play, bikes, scooters, books, music, construction and works around children’s interests.
Christine provides a safe and nurturing environment where children feel comfortable and secure. She provides a home away from home where children’s routines are respected and children are treated as part of her family. She recognises that children learn through play and scaffolds and extends their play through exciting resources and experiences.
Monday – Thursday 8.30am – 4.30pm