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Thank you so much for sending the photo. Zali was telling me all about helping Laura pick the mandarines on the way home that day. She...
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411 Wainui Rd,
Silverdale 0992
09 427 4060

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98 Totara Views Drive
cnr Millwater Parkway,
Red Beach, Silverdale 0932
09 222 9000

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Latest Centre News

Silverdale: Diwali celebration!

Come along and join in with some colourful activities and afternoon tea. Wednesday 7th November—3.00-4.30pm

2018-11-07 15:00

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Silverdale: Fantails 5th Birthday party!

Friday 19th October we will be celebrating a very special birthday! Fantails Silverdale is turning 5 years old and the children enrolled on that...

2018-10-19 15:00

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Silverdale: Come and play for Fathers Day!

All Dads, Grandfathers and Uncles are invited to join in with some fun activities and a sausage sizzle. Thursday 30th August —3.00-4.30pm

2018-08-30 15:00

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Silverdale: Fantails Disco!

Everyone is invited to come along for a shared dinner and dance! Friday 10th August—6.00-7.30pm

2018-08-10 18:00

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Country: Family Fish 'n Chips evening

Fantails will be hosting a 'Family Fish ' n Chips' evening on Wednesday, the 20th of June from 5pm-6:30pm, it will be a relaxed 'BYO' dinner, a...

2018-06-20 17:00

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Silverdale: Matariki celebration

All parents and  whanau are invited to come in and join in with our fun activities and shared Kai. Friday 15th June—3.00-4.30

2018-06-15 15:00

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Silverdale: Mothers Day afternoon tea

All Mums, Grandmothers and Aunties are invited to come in and celebrate this day. Thursday 10th May— 3.00-4.30pm

2018-05-10 15:00

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Parent evening: "Discipline without force or fluster”

Parent evening. Guest speaker Joy Sluiters is returning from The Parenting Place to speak about "Discipline without force or fluster”. Held at the...

2018-05-09 18:30

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Silverdale: Juniors and Preschool class and individual photos

Juniors and Preschool class and individual photos


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Silverdale: Babies and Toddlers class & individual photos

Babies and Toddlers class & individual photos


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Silverdale: Parent evening with Joy Sluiters

Parent evening. Guest speaker Joy Sluiters from “The Parenting Toolbox”  topic: Raising happy, confident and resilient children


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Silverdale: Celebrating Chinese New Year

Celebrating Chinese New Year


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Silverdale: BARK NZ visiting

BARK NZ visiting (Building awareness around K9’s)


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Silverdale: Preschool room visit to local Vet hospital

Preschool room visit to local Vet hospital


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Children’s Christmas party!

Children’s Christmas party 6-8pm Silverdale Primary school


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Silverdale: Preschool room trip to Motat

Preschool room trip to Motat


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Silverdale: Bike week

13 th -17 th November – bike week. Bring your bike from home.


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Silverdale: Toddlers and babies room trip to Kelly Tarltons

Toddlers and babies room trip to Kelly Tarltons


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Fantails Silverdale’s 4th Birthday party!

Fantails Silverdale’s 4 th Birthday party!


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Silverdale: Juniors room trip to Motat

Juniors room trip to Motat


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Silverdale: Loud shirt day

"Loud shirt day" Fundraising for deaf children with cochlear implants or hearing aids.


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Silverdale: Wacky Wednesday dress up

Wacky Wednesday dress up day!


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Silverdale: Come and play for Father's Day

'Come and play for Father's Day' All Dad's, uncles and Grandfathers welcome. BBQ and fun games.


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Silverdale: Constable Damien visiting

Constable Damien visiting from the local police department.


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Silverdale: Pyjama dress up

Pyjama dress up day!


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Silverdale: Disco!

Disco! 6-7pm. Come dressed in your favourite costume and bring a plate of nibbles to share.


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Matariki celebrations - Juniors and Preschool

Juniors and Preschool rooms  Matariki celebrations. Parents/whanau invited to share friendship soup and Maori bread. Children put on a cultural...


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Silverdale: Matariki celebrations

Babies and Toddlers rooms Matariki celebrations. Parents/whanau invited to share friendship soup and Maori bread. Children put on a cultural...


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Silverdale: School Development

Silverdale Primary school Development day for 4 year olds


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Silvedale: Teddy Bears Picnic

Teddy bears picnic


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Silverdale: Development Day

Preschool room Development Day session at Silverdale Primary School


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Silverdale: Auckland Zoo

Preschool room trip to Auckland Zoo


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Silverdale: Holi festival of colours

Babies room celebrating Holi festival of colours


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Silverdale: Butterfly Creek

Toddlers and Juniors rooms trip to Butterfly Creek


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Parent Evening

Parent evening with guest speaker Joy Sluiters – Parenting styles, personality types and love languages


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Children's Christmas Party

Children’s Christmas party 6-8pm at Silverdale Primary School. (Rain date will be on Monday 19 th December).


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Parent Evening

Parent evening 7-9pm Guest speaker Joy Sluiters from the parenting place will be talking about ‘A fresh perspecitive on sleeping, eating and toilet...


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2016 - Welcome back!

Welcome back to all those that had a break. 2016 has started well and everyone is enjoying the great weather we're having.


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Fantails - Christmas Party!

We have set the date for our Christmas party. It will be held at Silverdale Primary School on the 4th of December and will be starting at 6pm and...


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Silverdale: Parents "Come & Play"

Parents are invited to join us for an evening of learning and playing.  Each of our Classrooms will have an activity set up so you can join in,...

2014-10-03 19:00

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Country: Parent Evening

We are having a parent evening on the 29th May and would love to see you here. Our plan is for you to have some wines and nibbles, chat to the...


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Silverdale: Piwaiwaka Challenge

Thank you to  those who attended on Saturday Evening.  It was a very successful evening and the teachers enjoyed meeting parents on a more...

2014-04-07 13:56

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Country: Grandparents Afternoon Tea

Thank you for all the Grandparents that came to our Afternoon Tea. It was a very enjoyable afternoon, for both the children and the grandparents.

2014-03-21 13:56

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Silverdale Centre Now Open

Fantails Silverdale has finally opened it's doors on Monday the 21st of October and now into our 3rd week things are really going well. We've...

2013-10-21 13:55

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Parent Testimonials

Below is a small selection of testimonials from parents of children that attend or have attended one of our Fantails Childcare centres.


A huge thank you to all the teachers at Fantails, you have played such an important part of his life over the last a couple of years. Thank you for your care and love for Lucas during these time, he will miss you all very...
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Thank you for giving our little man a happy and loving environment to learn and grow in. He has thoroughly enjoyed his time at Fantails and will miss you all. But onwards and upwards to the next stage in life! We will visit...
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Jackie and Rhys

Thank you so much for making Rhys a better person each and every day he has been in your care, and for being such a positive impact in these early stages of his life. I will always be so thankful for the peace of mind and comfort you have given me while at work. The difference...
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To all the amazing Fantails Teachers, As Louise moves to the next chapter in her life, we want to thank all of you amazing teachers for all the love, learning, play and creative time full of fun and laughter. Thank you for always smiling and offering a hug when Louise walks in...
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To everyone at Fantails What can we say.... thank you. As you all are probably know, choosing the right day care for your child is a hard decision. You want somewhere where the people who work there treat your child as you would treat them, respect them, create memories with them and...
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Dear Pam, Thank you for absolutely EVERYTHING you have done for Maja words cannot express how truly thankful Jamie and I are. Your loving and caring nature is second to none and knowing that everyday Maja spent with you that she was in your company was wonderful. Not once did we...
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All Fantails Staff, Thank you for helping to make Beau's pre-school experience so positive! All of the teachers have helped Beau achieve so much through their patience, creativity and love. Fantails has given Beau affirmation and confidence as an individual and also the security of...
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Dear preschool teachers, Words cannot express how much we appreciate the hard work you have done and knowledge that you have passed onto our daughter. She never came home sad or in a bad mood. She always looked forward to going to day care. She loved every second of Fantails and that...
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I would like to say a big and sincere thank you to all of you for the love and care that you have shared with our little girl. Under your guidance she has been set up to move on into "big school" it still amazes me the knowledge that she has in her young head, a big thank you to one...
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Ripeka Tahiwi

My baby's last day has come and gone! I cannot begin to thank the Fantail team enough on just how much they have done for Connor. It's makes me wonder how confident Luca could have been before starting...
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Nicola Kayes

Thank you so much for being such a wonderful home away from home for Coby. He has loved his time at Fantails and we are very sad to say goodbye. All the teachers have been an absolute joy and have really helped Coby to flourish. He has just finished his first day at school and absolutely loved...
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Claire Kelly

Natalie comes home singing new songs she has learnt, talking about letters, numbers and the books from mat time, proudly showing pictures, talking about friends and teachers, and with stories about playing outside and in. Every night at bedtime we ask her what her favourite part of the day...
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Lynn Charlton

Nathan has grown so much in his time with you at Fantails - the level of care and learning he has received has been fantastic - second to none. We want to thank the team so much for their care and attention and for helping Nathan to develop into the confident boy he is today.
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Terry Hoyle

What we love above everything at Fantails are: their professional admin & teaching staff, with their enthusiasm and dedication is refreshing aunty' Annette's wholesome food is the best their own veggie patch and the biggest grassed play area...
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Jodie Cooke

Thank you so much for sending the photo. Zali was telling me all about helping Laura pick the mandarines on the way home that day. She is just loving it at Fantails and it is so refreshing to see all of these everyday life skills incorporated into their days. She has really...
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Christina McKee Wright

...because we could see how much he loved coming to Fantails, he likes all the teachers there, along with his friends, as well as the wide open spaces and "free range" play and exploration philosophy, which suits his personality totally. I would particularly like to thank the staff and...
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Jon Tomsett

Our first son Riley (15 months young) has been attending Fantails now for approximately 8 weeks now. Like all parents we were extremely nervous regarding the concept of day care and did a lot of homework before deciding to enrol Riley with Fantails. As well as the fantastic...
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Vanya Walker

My daughter's teacher told me at our first parent-teacher interview how well prepared my daughter was starting school. That is thanks to Fantails & their fantastic Fantail Flyers school readiness program!
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Michelle Middleton

I fell in love with your fantastic outdoor area and drive all the way from Albany for my two girls to run ragged each day. Your staff are extremely cheerful and welcoming, my girls adore your centre and have grown so much in the short span since joining your centre. Each day...
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Tayna Bater

Fantails provides a stimulating 'home from home' environment and my daughter loves attending. For a full time working mother, Fantails is a boon. From the minute I get in the door each evening, all I hear is happy chatter about the many things that have gone on. And the fact...
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Anita Savage

Fantails is a wonderful place for our children. Just knowing every time I leave my son at Fantails I know he is in the most loving, caring and professional hands of the staff. There is never a day that my son doesn't want to go and he tells me it's the best place.
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411 Wainui Rd,
Silverdale, Auckland
09 427 4060

98 Totara Views Drive
cnr Millwater Parkway, Silverdale 0932
09 222 9000


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