Science experiments are always a popular part of any kindergarten day, no matter the year.
Broomfield was established at a time of political turmoil, when budget and funding cuts were enacted and kindergarten teachers even took industrial stock work action over pay and conditions.
The 1980s were a time of significant change for the kindergarten movement, many places were operating between the new focus on early childhood education that had developed during the 1970s and the practicalities and financial constraints of the 1990s.
The big backyard has always played at important role at Kidsfirst Broomfield and is a source of discovery – as these tamariki fascinated by a sheet of ice from a puddle in 2012 demonstrate
Do you know your tamariki from your mokonui?