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We offer childcare in safe, loving in home environments throughout East Auckland which encourage your child’s learning and development while incorporating their individual needs and routines through low adult/child ratios and flexible hours. Call us to find out more.


We offer free weekly Play-group, Music and Movement Group, swimming and Playball sessions as part of our in-home childcare programmes. Your child will receive a daily diary of personal events as well as a monthly Learning Portfolio and a specific visit from our trained and registered teaching and learning team.


We offer several subsidies including 20 hours ECE for 3 and 4 year olds, WINZ child-care subsidies and our own, non-income tested subsidy. Call us to find out more.


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Exceptional Childcare in Mission Heights( Near Mission Heights School)
Lisa, a very experienced ECE Educator and Mum of 4, has a rare vacancy becoming available in her ‘home away from home’.
Lisa is kind, warm, caring and professional. She offers the children in her care an exciting and stimulating home play environment, access to numerous weekly outings and activities and lots of individual time, attention and love.
If you are a family who values respect, kindness and an Educator who can follow your family routines ( or help you establish new ones!) then Lisa might be just the ‘Mary Poppins’ you are looking for. She has a space now for an over 2 year old to start immediately !!
Reasonably priced between $7-$7.50 per hour, with WINZ and 20 hours ECE available through Stems. Call or message us to arrange meeting Lisa today.
Call Steph—027 366 2540
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Some very creative fun today at Playgroup in East Auckland today using our collection of Loose Parts to explore transient art.

Transient art is non-permanent, constantly evolving and process orientated creativity in action. When children work on transient art projects they manipulate, explore and experiment.
Loose parts are the key ingredient to making transient art, presented in visually appealing and inviting ways. The use of small parts invites opportunity for sorting, pattern making, exploring shapes, discovering textures and learning about symmetry.

A great mixture of individual creations and also collaborate works today. It was interesting that none of the children's conversations were about "what" they were making, but more about the objects they were using, how they felt in their hands, and how they were using them together. Really focussed on the process!
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Happy Mother’s Day to all our Stems families and educators 😍 hope you have all been spoilt 💕 ... See MoreSee Less

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Education Review Report: Home-Based Care Stems From Home

The Stems From Home organisation was established in 2011 and has two networks. The first of these networks was fully licensed in November 2011 and the second became fully licensed in October 2012. Stems From Home operates in East Auckland between Maraetai and Howick/Pakuranga. It currently includes 35 educators, who provide for 93 children and their families.