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House-icon-120x120HOME BASED

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.

alphabet-blocks1LEARNING PROGRAMMES

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.

money_256SUBSIDIES

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.

WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO

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2 weeks ago

Stems from Home East Auckland and Christchurch

Wow, first week of school holidays nearly over !!! Enjoy the wonderful sunshine today.

Term 4 2018 starts 15th October with all Stems weekly events resuming :)
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2 weeks ago

Stems from Home East Auckland and Christchurch

Always great 👍Scholastic's BIG EVENT warehouse sale starts THIS WEDNESDAY in Auckland and Christchurch! With BIG savings on a HUGE range of children's books, you don't want to miss out!
- Wednesday 3 to Saturday 6 October - 8am to 3pm
- Auckland Warehouse Sale @ 21 Lady Ruby Drive, East Tamaki
- Christchurch Warehouse Sale @ 14 Smarts Road, Hornby
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3 weeks ago

Stems from Home East Auckland and Christchurch

A favourite part of my job is going into educators homes to visit the children 💕 it always inspires me when I walk into such amazing setups, so thoughtful and to watch the children play unhurriedly is amazing, this is what home based care is all about. I have been working with this educator on ways to extend on her environment and resources, she has been incredible at sourcing wonderful open ended resources which really promote wonderful child led learning experiences 💕💕 What lucky children !!! ... See MoreSee Less

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THE EDUCATION REVIEW OFFICE (ERO) EVALUATION

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.