Healthy children + Healthy planet = Reimagining education.

Innovative Children’s Education Playshops

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Innovative Children’s Education Playshops

Healthy children + Healthy planet = Reimagining education.

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Talking Tree Hill is an outdoor educational facility based on gorgeous Waiheke island. We combine the wacky conscious creativity of Dr Seuss, the heart and soul of forest and bush Schools, the entrepreneurship and innovation of the Green School and the beauty of Reggio Emilia.

Talking Tree Hill is an outdoor educational facility based on gorgeous Waiheke island. We combine the wacky conscious creativity of Dr Seuss, the heart and soul of forest and bush Schools, the entrepreneurship and innovation of the Green School and the beauty of Reggio Amelia.

 
We (the Simmons-Swann-Birds) have spent the last year on a wild family adventure turning our beautiful property into a safe haven for learning. We love nature and we love kids. We think they are both awesomely quirky with a dash of daring and a hint of genius hilariousness.
We (the Simmons-Swann-Birds) have spent the last year on a wild family adventure turning our beautiful property into a safe haven for children’s learning because we love kids. We think they are awesomely quirky with a dash of genius hilariousness.

What we’ve created is different

At Talking Tree Hill we think education is simply a massive playground. This playground focuses on exploding self worth and rocketing imaginations for real learning. We help protect the land and the healthy minds of our tamariki. So…

At Talking Tree Hill we think education is simply a massive playground. This playground focuses on exploding children’s self worth and rocketing their imaginations for learning. We help protect the healthy minds of our tamariki. So this is what we do…

It’s time to re-imagine education.

It’s time to develop our tamariki’s powerful inner voice, their integrity. Their connection to the land. They need us adults. We need them. The planet needs them to grow. Lets choose health, love and laughter for our children. It’s time to re-imagine education.

It’s time to develop our Tamariki’s powerful inner voice and integrity. They need us adults. We need them. The planet needs them to grow. We need to make heart choices. Lets choose health, love and laughter for our children.

Playshops.

The Classroom Innovated

We’ve been observing what makes children’s imaginations and hearts sing for years. Its what we love. Our play shops tick all the boxes for celebrating a world that shakes hands with the genius of childhood! So we do outdoor everything…long lunches, birthday adventures, a music school, DIY mania and visiting creatives that bring more of the world to our doorstep.

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Playshops.

The Classroom Innovated

We’ve been observing what makes children’s imaginations and hearts sing for years. Its what we love. Our play shops tick all the boxes for celebrating a world that shakes hands with the genius of childhood! So we do outdoor everything…long lunches, birthday adventures, a music school, DIY mania and visiting creatives that bring more of the world to our doorstep.

Learn more about playshops
  Signup for playshops

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