• They outdoor playground was very exciting as the Whare had been moved to a new place and the outdoor area had grown in space. A few of the tamariki role played “being Gary construction just like him” in the playground.
  • Dancing show was set up by a few of our tamariki. They moved the tables out of the way and placed all the chairs out for people to watch the show. They dressed up and asked for ballet music to preform to.


  • The tamariki are observing roles of other and role playing what they see in their play.Belonging/Mana Whenua: Children become increasingly capable of understanding how things work here and adapting to change/ te mārama ki te āhua o ngā whakahaere me te mōhio ki te panoni.
  • Many of the tamariki have experiences dance shows recently and have been role playing this often over the past couple of weeks.Communication/Mana reo: Children become increasingly capable of expressing their feelings and ideas using a wide range of materials and modes/ he korero auaha.


  • The tamariki will be able to explore the changes in the playground and role play what they are discovering from how these changes are being formed, for example trucks, diggers etc.
  • Giving the tamariki the freedom to make the space they need for their play and supporting them with any resources like dress ups and music to achieve their ideas and goals.