Right place, right pace
Kid Country Kumeu is a big, beautiful new building, spacious and inviting, purpose-built for ECE.
The centre has five separate areas; each designed for a specific age group, with custom-created environments, the latest equipment and resources, experienced educators and carers, and proven learning programmes in place. This means that whatever your child's age, you can be sure they're getting the best care and nurturing, as well as the most appropriate and effective stimulus, learning and extension, at every stage of their Kid Country pre-school journey.
(3 months - 1 year)
Potiki Pukeko is for the precious newly arrived! It caters for little ones aged 3 months to 1 year, and offers >> specialised infant areas >> caring, nurturing, experienced teachers >> a quiet, separate outdoor play area.
(1 - 2 years)
Pepi Piwakawaka is the next step up, catering to children aged 1 - 2 years old, and offering >> specialised toddler areas >> caring, responsive and dedicated teachers >> quality learning programmes to build confidence and develop strengths, needs and interests.
(2 - 3 years)
Teina Tui is especially for those busy little tots aged 2 - 3 years old; offering extended opportunities for them to >> build confidence and self-esteem >> develop language and communication skills >> enjoy creative experiences and learn perseverance >> develop empathy and friendships >> and of course, have fun in our vibrant and joyful learning environment!
(3 - 6 years)
Tuakana Takahe caters for children aged 3 - 6 years old, and offers a programme designed to extend and enhance their >> skills of inquiry, thinking and reasoning >> confidence, independence and self-help skills >> learning caring, reflective and principled behaviour >> and ability to be open-minded, well balanced and knowledgeable.
Tuakana Kea / Kindy
(3 - 6 years)
Tuakana Kea caters for children who are about to take that big leap to school. We celebrate each child’s unique journey of learning and development, and support them into emotional, intellectual and physical readiness by fostering a positive attitude towards learning. Extension areas include >> skills of inquiry, thinking and reasoning >> confidence, independence and self-help skills >> learning caring, reflective and principled behaviour >> and being open-minded, well balanced and knowledgeable.