February was full of learning about people who help us. We really loved the dentist coming to visit the nursery. The children had a chance to explore with gloves and masks and were shown how to check each other’s teeth! We have a new chalk wall as the pages just were not big enough for […]
What a busy month we have had in First Steps Junior Academy, we have had lots to celebrate. Our celebrations began with Valentine’s Day. The children made cards for special people in their lives mummies, daddies, grannies, grandads. The Pre School children enjoyed making Valentine biscuits, we have had no reports of broken teeth so […]
Some photographs from First Step’s open day. The mayor is Colin McCusker who officially opened the new extension, cutting the red ribbon in unusual warm winter sunshine! We had a brilliant day with a visit from Cinderella, Snow White, Jo Jingles, and The Party Professor. Emma was busy with Face Painting and Lisa with Glitter […]
A member of staff brought in their pet Lizard for the boys and girls of Holly House Nursery to meet! There were “ooohhhhsss” and “aahhhhhssss” and “I am not suressss” but the boys and girls thought Izzy the little Lizard was pretty crazy cool. The children were surprised at how soft little Izzy’s skin was […]
This week it was all happening for Holly House Nursery Pre-School. Relating to our monthly theme… First we had a visit from the Police, then we took a trip to the Fire Station and after that our local Lollipop man came to visit. Gosh it has been a busy week for us – but it […]
We are spreading the love theme this month and Sarah our cook has been busy making lots of cupcakes for the boys and girls to give to their valentine! Archie gave his cupcake to his mum Karen and Katrina received a cupcake and beautifully decorated card from daughter Alice. We hope you all are feeling […]
Our Nursery managers attended the NurseryWorld Show in London on Fri 6th and Sat 7th at the Business Design Centre. They attended masterclasses, seminars and nutritional demonstrations, and are full of new ideas to bring back home…
Little Gems made the story “Stone Soup” come to life on Friday 6th February. As Jenni read the story the children added the yummy ingredients to the pot. Carrots, potatoes, leeks ,team work and a few pebbles later it was ready to eat. Delicious!
Greendale and Holly House had a bit of snow this week, the kids were loving the opportunity to make snowmen… and snowballs! Greendale Holly House
The children were experimenting with ice. We watched how it melted and predicted how we could make it melt quicker or slower. The children described how it felt in their hands and they learnt what ice was before it was frozen and what it turns into once it melts. They are all little scientists!