Welcome to Kuddles In-Home Childcare and Education
 
EVERY CHILD IS PRECIOUS
ABOUT US
What do we do?

 

Kuddles offer quality home based childcare for children to be cared for in the home of the Kuddles educator.  All Kuddles educators are police vetted, reference checked and we make sure that their homes are safe for the children in care and meets stringent health and safety requirements.

Children experience one-on-one interaction with a consistent and responsive educator. Each educator is allowed only four children at any time. This gives the child more child to adult time, so their needs are recognised and responded to. They have less exposure to illness and have their daily needs catered for individually. 

We strive to create an environment which allows your child to feel safe and secure to develop independence, self-esteem and social relationships with other children. We build positive, strong and trusting relationships with the parents, educators and children, with constant and reciprocal communication that respects confidentiality. We believe that parents are the child's first teacher and value their input and feedback in partnership with us, for the benefit of the child.  

Educators provide daily feedback of children's play experiences, learning opportunities and progress. Each child’s progress can be seen from his/her portfolio and Child Diary. They aim to help children grow up as competent, confident learners and communicators by providing different activities such as blocks, play dough, paints, books, puzzles, sand and water play, listening to stories, indoor & outdoor play, singing and dancing… thereby enhancing the child’s learning and development by expanding on these experiences, while following the Te Whãriki, the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum. They emphasise on building self-esteem and self-respect for the culture and ethnicity of each child. 

 

Our Programme Coordinators/Visiting Teachers are qualified New Zealand Early Childhood Teachers who support educators in providing quality home-based care and education by developing individual programmes to meet your child's needs that reflect their physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs. These programmes are based on Te size , the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum.  In addition to their visits, our Programme Coordinators organise Playgroups, outings and other activities to support educational care.

“Open and respectful communication between the coordinator, educators and families is a feature of the service. Children enjoy warm, positive relationships with adults and each other. Educators support children’s development of social skills and support children to play co-operatively. The small group size ensures that educators are able to provide individual attention to children. Children’s ethnicity and home language is celebrated” - Education Review Office , 2012.

 

To read our 

Individual Child Education Programme click here

Enrolment Process click here

ERO Report for Kuddles

http://www.ero.govt.nz/Early-Childhood-School-Reports/Early-Childhood-Reports/Kuddles-In-Home-Childcare-Education-29-10-2012

 

We offer our services throughout Auckland. Contact us today to discuss your childcare options, click here to either send us an online inquiry or email us or call our friendly staff here.


TESTIMONIALS

"I really appreciate that your programme focuses on child development and there learning capabilities. As per my perception kids should be involved in extracurricular activities that will enhance there skills and interest to learn more and more." - Priyanka Arora



Priyanka Arora

"I would like to thank Kuddles and your team for the great caring and loving nature given to our child in our absence. He was well adjusted with the educator and no doubt she has a natural bond with kids and also is very caring, loving, mindful, cheerful, trustworthy & honest educator." - Fozia Sifaaz



Fozia Sifaaz

"I cannot thank Kuddles enough for my child's educator who has been outstanding. A big, big thank you to you, your wonderful staff and for the wonderful service offered. Keep up the ongoing good work and good environments you provde." - Shilpa Jenkins



Shilpa Parab Jenkins

"Thank you Kuddles for everything. Shayene has developed and learned a lot with her educator who provided her with lots of different resources and learning supported by your Visiting Teacher. She is confident to start school." - Anshu Ali



Anshu Ali

"Kuddles' programmes are responsive to children’s interests and strengths. Educators provide appropriate resources to enhance children’s learning. Parents speak with appreciation about the personalised care provided" - Education Review Office, 2012."



Education Review Office




CONTACT US

KUDDLES OFFICE :
4 Kinross Street
Blockhouse Bay
Auckland 0600
New Zealand

Email: info@kuddles.co.nz
Phone: 0508008800 / (中文)

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