Helpful Links & Resources

This page is dedicated to providing our whanau and teachers with some helpful links. These links are grouped under the following headings to make it easier for you to find what you’re looking for.

There are lots of ways you can support your child’s development at home. Here are some fun ideas for activities that you can do at home.

  • Do some baking – read some of our favourite recipes here 
  • Get messy with Gloop – recipe here 
  • Make playdough – get Pukeatua Kindergartens famous recipe here 
  • Make Soap Flake Foam – read recipe here

For families – parenting and useful resources

Kidspot  Parenting advice, activities for the kids, movie reviews, competitions and a directory of products and services for parents and kids. 

Kiwifamilies Free tips, tools and advice from some of the best New Zealand parenting experts.

Sesame Street Fun and games

Kindy Rock! Music resources and activities to support children’s development.

Maori Learning Maori online.

NetSafe Advice and guidance for keeping children safe on the Internet.

Te Kotare Waiata Māori for children, teachers and whānau

Disney Family Disney's family site with advice, recipes, activities, etc.

Storynory Free audio stories for kids

For families – Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Learning

Early Education The government Education website. This link is for Early Education (0-6yrs)

Fees and 20 hours free

 20 Hours ECE Information for parents about the government subsidy

General education links

For people interested in teaching

For Hutt City Kindergarten Teachers