Christmas 2018

It’s Christmas time again! It is that magical time of year, and the children have been busy singing and dancing their hearts out! The nativities and parties have been an absolute joy! The staff at Holly House, Kids@BT9, Little Gems, First Steps, Greendale and Clearly Kids have all been making the most of the festive feeling. […]

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W5 Visit

Holly House Goes to W5

From W5 to the Green Grocers – you wouldn’t know where we have been! Pre-school children have been super busy this last two weeks heading off on trips relating to their theme ‘Comparison and growing things’ and ‘Healthy Eating’ we decided to visit W5 in Belfast to learn all about how things work, grow, sizes, […]

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Little Gems

Little Gems Community Dancing

Here at Little Gems Pre-School, we are partnering with Jump Jiggle and Jive in an intergenerational initiative! This fun opportunity aims to promote movement, dance, music, and community building! We will be working at Dunlady Nursing Home on a regular basis in small groups. Everyone is taking part! These sessions will be tailor made to […]

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First Steps Autumn

Autumn Fun at First Steps

Autumn has been a lot of fun here at First Steps Junior Academy in Portadown! It’s safe to say we have been having great fun exploring the outdoors, it is the season for adventure after all! Who doesn’t enjoy the colours of Autumn?! We have all been loving the new views and colourful scenes! Everything outside […]

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Kids@BT9 Leaf Picking

It’s time for some leaf fun! The Junior Pre-school children had another fun day collecting leaves for our monthly theme of ‘Autumn’! The children enjoyed picking their own different coloured and shaped leaves for the display board in the room. After all the hard work, we all had a great time rolling around in the […]

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Summer Scheme at Clearly Kids

Summer feels like a distant memory, especially with the nights getting longer and the weather getting cooler! It’s safe to say we’re feeling pretty nostalgic for summer. That is why, in this week’s blog we are taking a look back at all of the fun and excitement of our summer scheme!  We went on all […]

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Autumn 2018

Autumn is here – Holly House

IT’S ABSOLUTLEY AUTUMN!!  Autumn time is on it’s way, on it’s way for us to play…. gathering leaves, see them fall….. There are so many beautiful colours after all!! Today the boys and girls explored the outside world, talking about the leaves changing colour, all the different sizes and textures of them, and how the […]

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A Big Welcome To Greendale

A big welcome to our new pre-school children. We have had lots of fun settling into our new room- painting, playing with the sand, water and dough. Learning new songs and stories, meeting Tommy the Puppet and Sunny the Bear. We are having such a lovely time and look forward to a great nursery school […]

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The Amazon Jungle Show!

Junior Pre-School at Kids@BT9 thoroughly enjoyed a visit from Catherine from the Amazon Jungle Show! The children and staff had the opportunity to feel and hold all the animals which included a slippery snake, a great gecko, a bristly bearded dragon, a terrifying tarantula, a terrific tortoise, a freaky frog and a magnificent millipede! This […]

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Sunny Bear is on the road again!

On Friday 7th September Sunny set off on his very first visit of the new pre-school year, with a very excited boy- Patrick Magee. On arrival, Sunny was greeted with Patrick’s little brother who was full of energy and couldn’t wait to play with Patrick and Sunny. The fun began on Friday evening with ‘hide […]

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