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Little Gems Pre-School Honour

Our Little Gems Day Nursery Pre-School class received a certificate from the Education Board in recognition of attaining the highest level for overall effectiveness! Peter Weir, The Education Minister, hosted a reception for schools, pre-schools and youth organisations from across Northern Ireland in recognition of this high achievement.  The Minister said that each school, pre-school […]

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November in Greendale

We have had so much fun this month learning all about space. The Wobbler and Tweenie room created a small world space station in our tuff tray using coloured rice, pasta, tin foil and rockets. All of the children enjoyed using their senses to explore the textures and colours of this activity. Our Orange Blossoms […]

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Children in Need at Kids@BT9

At Kids@ BT9 the staff, children and even the Postman all took part in raising money for Children in Need. A 24 hr cross trainer challenge encouraged the staff to participate and parents to donate for this worthy cause.  We also made a ‘Spotacular Cake’ and held a competition to see who could guess the amount […]

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Autumn Play for Holly House

It’s been a leafy kind of day for our Babies! The Babies have been exploring their senses through different types of textures. They have been doing lots of different activities relating to their theme ‘Autumn’….. They had heaps of fun playing in the leaves and getting to feel the cool crisp air on their noses. […]

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Pumpkin Carving at Kids@BT9

Kids@BT9 certainly had a Happy Halloween as the staff held a fangtastically exciting pumpkin carving competition! Each room made their own creation and the parents had the tough job of picking the winner. The baby room made a pumpkin in a pram; The Wobblers made an Olaf; Tweenies recreated Finding Nemo, JPS made Monsters Inc and […]

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Fall Fun at Greendale

What great fun the children of Greendale Nursery are having during this beautiful Autumn weather! The children have enjoyed playing outdoors and collecting leaves and pine cones from the garden and on their walks to Stormont Park to use for their arts and crafts. They are also using Autumnal colours to create bright and bold paintings which helps […]

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Cake-a-Thon ‘morn’ for Macmillan Cancer Support

Holly House Nursery staff and children all held a Cake-a-thon ‘morn’ on Friday 30th September 2016. The girls and boys in each room got their cooking hats and aprons on to make a winning cake in order to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. The winning cake went to our Wobbler Room, which was […]

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The Great Outdoors

At First Steps Junior Academy the children love to play outside. There are lots of toys for the children to play with including balancing bicycles, three wheeled bicycles, scooters, cars, balls, and a great big slide. The children at First Steps have the opportunity to be physical, they have freedom and lots of room for […]

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Tuff Tray Play

At Clearly Kids, the wobblers experienced their Tuff Tray for the first time! The staff decided to transform their train set into the middle of a farmyard scene using split peas, lentils, cornflakes and rice! Needless to say the children loved it! The play opportunities were extended following the children’s observations and they concentrated on […]

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Colouring Competition Crazy!

Holly House Nursery have went Colouring Crazy with their recent colouring in competition for the kids! This competition gave all the local children the chance to win a Clear Day Nursery Mac in a Sac. We issued colouring flyers to all children locally and in schools to give them the chance to become winners… and […]

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