Te Marua Playcentre is a community Early Childhood Centre for parents and children. Playcentre runs each week day Monday - Thursday 9.30-12.00 Friday 9.15-12.45 Our children are supported to become confident, competent self-directed learners through play based around their interests. Our children gain knowledge through play, participation and positive guidance. Our Children’s curiosity and creativity is nurtured through the fun range of experiences provided … no two days at Playcentre are the same. Our children develop nurturing and social skills which have lifelong benefits. Siblings attend together, allowing older children to mentor younger children and practise empathy and caring. Our parental relationships developed through Playcentre provide support from parents and help them develop new parenting and life skills. Our parents are actively involved in providing our children’s learning programmes. The high adult to child ratio allows a good balance for group and individual support during each session. There is no other organisation for early childhood education and family development quite like it in the world. Thousands of kiwi children, and their parents too, have grown up with Playcentre … book in for your three visits today and come and join the fun.