Stay and play session allowed parents and carers to engage in a variety of learning experiences with their child. From Imaginative play to mathematical concepts. A range of resources provided to enable parents and carers to encourage the learning experience at home. Clean up time was much of a surprise for most parents/ carers as […]
A great experience had by all. Keeping the cold and flu away this winter with High Tea at Kids@BT9. The children enjoyed exploring the sensory aspect of different flavoured teas through taste and smell. Some children opted for peppermint tea where others preferred the sweet taste of blueberry tea. They engaged in sophisticated social interactions about […]
Our pre-school children enjoyed our Harvest Theme home corner. The real vegetables with the wheelbarrow was thoroughly enjoyed! We had a scarecrow who lost all of his straw…Thankfully the children found it and was able to staff him again!
It’s been a busy few weeks at Holly House Nursery where we have been exploring and learning all about Autumn and Harvest time. We went on a nature walk to Moira park where we got to feel the crisp air on our cheeks, we crunched the crispy leaves as we walked over them and talked […]
The preschool children at Kids@BT9 had great fun working as a team engaging in cooperative and collaborative play to construct their very own house. Some of the children engaged in social interactions with their peers and referred to their play as “this is very hard work” while others began to discuss mathematical concepts of more […]
The preschool children at Kids@BT9 celebrated Guy Fawkes by exploring sparklers. The morning began with a circle time discussion were the children spoke about the celebration of Guy Fawkes. Followed by talking about traditions of fireworks, bonfires and sparklers. Children discussed how to keep safe through personal space, holding tight to the carrot, and placing […]
The preschool children at Kids@BT9 had a Spooktacular day celebrating Halloween. The morning began as the children came together during circle time to take pride and show off their individual costumes. Followed by Halloween traditions of making candy apples- melting chocolate and covering their apples with sprinkles. The temptation was just too much as some […]
Preschool Children at Kids@BT9 had great fun celebrating Diwali the festival of lights engaging in a learning experience from Hindu culture. The Morning began as the children worked as team to create a colourful Rangoli flower to symbols the celebrations of the Hindu culture. Followed by listening to the story of Diwali about Ram and […]
Autumn is an amazing time of year to go for a walk, so that’s exactly what Senior Academy at First Steps did. On the 21st October 2019, they took their coats, hats and wellington boots and set off for Bachelors Walk Park in Portadown. The children were able to see the changing leaves falling to […]
Toddlers enjoying practicing fine motor skills using wooden hammers to tap golf tees into pumpkins followed by stretching elastic bands around the golf tees – we are enjoying autumn here at Clearly Kids!