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"There are so many different forms of inspiration, it's hard to know where to begin. People, places, ideas and experiences all connect to provide that inexplicable spark that excites and engages us"- Sherryll Wilson

 

One of the teachers at Kidsfirst Lincoln, Helen Smith, talks about what is means to inspire others, and how she herself is inspired.

  

Kidfirst Linwood kindergarten gathered together to share in story, song and kai for the unveiling of their exquisite woodlights.

 

Kidsfirst teachers often look outside the kindergarten environment for inspiration... Kidsfirst Wales Street didn’t have to look far.

 

Annette McCord has given Kidsfirst incredible amounts of her joy, talent, and passion for teaching.

 

 

Professional development has made a positive difference to the way our teachers approach learning at Kidsfirst Queenspark.

 

You may ask how superheroes start out in the world? Well, much like Kidsfirst Lady May kindy kid Prithekam - who turned his inspirational into reality!

 

 

Inspired by nature the children at Kidsfirst Belfast now have a little flax whare of their own to play in everyday - and they absolutely love it!

 

Our Values Match Our Vision – Find out more about our Kidsfirst Design Principles.

 

  

In July this year, teacher Margaret McCormick celebrated 25 years working at Kidsfirst Hillmorton.

 

Inspiration can come even at the hardest of times. Read about how the community rallied around inspirational kindy kid Izzy Boere

 

Read how Owen has been such an inspiration for everyone at Vickery Street Kindergarten.

 

 

 

Have you heard of the annual hunt to find New Zealand’s Most Inspiring Teacher...

 

 

  One of our Kidfirst relieving teachers, Lynda Donnell, is busy inspiring others...

 

A work in progress - there are three colourful murals planned at Kidsfirst McKenzie thanks to an inspired and collaborative community effort. 

 

Our Chief Executive, Sherryll Wilson recently celebrated 20 years with our kindergarten association and was awarded a special trophy to mark the occasion.

 

 

Kidsfirst Burnham is well known in the neighbourhood ...and when there's anything that needs doing at the kindergarten, the community is always there to help.

 

Kidsfirst Cashmere held an inspirational art auction that was a huge success.

 

  

Even after seven years of meeting together, the bond between Kidsfirst Richmond and the Evergreen Club down the road has only grown stronger... it's a real community connection. 

 

Sharing the love of dance and singing was in full swing at Kidsfirst Woolley Street...

 

Recognising the fantastic work of those around us in the community is part of what we do at Kidsfirst.

 

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