Beach Haven, Auckland
Rachel is a qualified and registered ECE teacher who has been teaching in centres for 14 years. She decided to become a home based educator with Home Grown Kids 2 years ago so that she could continue doing what she loves ( working with preschool children) but in a small group environment and still be available for her family. She has never looked back and has discovered that being a home based educator is her passion.
Rachel is married with 2 sons and a cheeky cat.
Rachel has many wonderful resources for preschool children and is passionate about creating learning inspirational environments that allow children to learn through play.
She has a large outdoor area and sandpit. Children are regularly involved in gardening and growing plants and vegetables. Her home is close to playgrounds, bush walks and the beach where she takes the children on adventures to regularly.
ACTIVITIES THEY PROVIDE:
Rachel and her care children attend a local music group , HGK outings and playgroups. They also regularly explore their local environment and go on trips to other exciting places.
She provides opportunities for children to explore activities such messy play, art and craft, baking, playdough, construction, books, music and exploring nature.
Rachel provides a safe, warm, loving and homely learning environment where children are nurtured and cared for with respect. She is skilled at observing and documenting childrens learning and encourages them to explore and discover at their own pace and in their own time.
Monday & Friday 8am -3 pm
Wednesday & Thursday 8am – 4.30 pm.