Tessa has 5 adult children and 8 grand-children. She has 26 years experience as a registered Early Childhood Teacher.
Tessa is in central Petone, she works out of what was once a daycare centre, so the environment is very extensive, eg a beautiful outdoor area with trees and gardens, a huge sandpit, a Garden Wendy House, an outdoor shed with equipment for play, indoor rooms set up with beautiful equipment and toys and quiet spaces as well as large open spaces. There are purpose built toilets for small children, while still maintaining a very real sense of home and comfort.
ACTIVITIES THEY PROVIDE:
Tessa involves herself in playgroups, walks around the local area. Circle games and songs and storytelling are regular activities. She follows child initiated play and given the amazing environment the children has plenty to choose from.
Tessa follows the Rudolf Steiner pedagogy. There is low stimulus of intellectual activities. All resources are made from beautiful nature materials, (There will be no plastic found here) . Tessa has an artistic approach and believes in the child initiating their play and learning.
Monday – Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm