Author(s): Best Start Educare
This striking hardback book is full of activities and experiences for New Zealand children. It is an essential go-to resource for parents, aunts, uncles and grandparents of children aged 0 - 6. Are you looking for new ideas to engage your young child's curious mind and energetic body? Ideas that are both fun and educational? Are you looking for ways to ensure that the time you spend with your child is quality bonding time? If the answer to these questions is yes, then look no further. The team at BestStart, New Zealand's largest early learning provider, has put together this book especially for people like you. Written by over 100 early childhood educators, with contributions from Plunket, the Heart Foundation and Jumping Beans, this book is a treasure trove of activities designed to stimulate the inquiring minds of our youngest learners.
"Bright Ideas For Young Minds" is written by the teachers of New Zealand's largest early learning provider, BestStart Educare. In New Zealand for over 21 years, the dedicated educators at BestStart have nurtured and cared for approximately 75,000 New Zealand children. BestStart is owned by a charitable trust, the Wright Family Foundation, with over 275 centres nationwide attended annually by around 19,000 families.
Every BestStart centre is unique. Each of our centres acknowledges, engages with and celebrates the diversity of its families and community. Centres work with the early childhood curriculum Te Whariki, supporting children to build the foundation for life-long learning as they begin their education journey. BestStart is committed to healthy nutrition and exercise, working with Jumping Beans and the Heart Foundation to create better outcomes for our children's lives. We're proud to be a Star Sponsor of Plunket, and together we're committed to making a positive difference to children. BestStart works in partnership with parents, acknowledging they are their child's first and most precious teachers.