Sam is a Mum of 2. She is a trained Primary Teacher. After returning to work after her maternity leave with her first child, she had such a positive experience with Home Based Care for her own son that she chose to be an Educator after her daughter was born.
Sam is located a very short distance to Waikanae Kindergarten and Kapanui School. Flowing from the huge and semi enclosed deck, Sam has a great back yard which is very sheltered. With the double doors in Sam’s lounge open, there is a fantastic space for children to move freely.
ACTIVITIES THEY PROVIDE:
Sam attends Mainly Music and local gym classes. There are regular walks to the local park , as well as many amazing toys and resources, Sam also does baking, art and crafts, painting and play dough.
Sam has a play based philosophy with a ‘discovery’ approach to learning. She likes the children to lead their play and follows their wonderment. Sam uses a ‘Growth Mindset’ model and places importance on developing oral language, communication, problem solving and fostering independence.
Monday and Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm
(currently Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only have space 8.00am – 2.30pm)