Whole Nursery Halloween Party Night
Dig out your costumes and put on your party shoes. Today we are having a fancy dress Halloween party. There will be apple bobbing, face painting and party games as well as music and lots of dancing. Each child will receive a present for attending and their will even be a prize for the best parent costume. Come along and enjoy the fun.
Whole Nursery Nursery Rhyme week
This week in nursery the children will be celebrating their love for nursery rhymes. All the base rooms will be decorating their rooms and re-creating their favourite songs through actions and dance. To finish the week off all the children and staff willbe taking part in a dress up day depicting a character from a nursery rhyme or just their favourite dressing up outfit.
Whole Nursery Celebrating Diwali
Today the children will be celebrating the Festival of Lights here at nursery. They will be taking part in a variety of activities including Mehendi pictures and creating fantastic Rangoli patterns. Each child will also be making a candle holder to take home.
Whole Nursery Remembrance Day
“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.”
From “For the Fallen” by Laurence Binyon
The children and staff will be creating their own tributes for this special day by making coffee filter poppy displays and lolly stick photo frames.
Whole Nursery St Andrews Day
Here at First Steps we are celebrating all things Scottish today on St Andrews Day. We will be looking at the Scottish culture, music and traditional foods.
Whole Nursery Christmas Party Night
Tonight we are celebrating Christmas with music, dancing, party games, carol singing and enjoying lots of yummy food. The children have invited their families to come along and join in the fun and if we are very good Father Christmas might pop in to see us with his Reindeers.
Whole Nursery Poetry Day
Today at nursery we are having a poetry extravaganza in celebration of the life and works of the Scottish Poet Robert Burns
Whole Nursery Australia Day
Here at First Steps we are celebrating the anniversary of the first fleet of British ships to hit Australian shores in 1788. We will be teaching the children all about the animals that are native to Australia and looking at culture, food and of course the climate.
Whole Nursery Chinese New Year
Here at First Steps we will be celebrating Chinese New Year. The children will be taking part in lots of exciting activities including creating lanterns, fans and Dragons. Alongside this the staff will be providing them with a selection of traditional Chinese food to taste.
Whole Nursery Shrove Tuesday
Today at nursery we will be creating lots of tasty toppings to go on our pancakes as we celebrate shrove Tuesday.
It’s a Christian celebration of feasting right before Lent, where participants fast or give up their vices until Easter.
Whole Nursery St Davids Day
The children will be creating Daffodil displays, making Welsh flags and looking at traditional Welsh folklore surrounding Dragon’s.
Whole Nursery Bring your Mummy for tea day.
We are very excited to be inviting our Mummy’s in to nursery to join in activities with their children and have a celebration tea. The children have been busy preparing cards and gifts for that special lady in their lives.
Whole Nursery St Georges Day
Today we are celebrating St Georges day with lots of exciting activities. We will be making Knights shields and paper plate dragons then we are creating St Georges Day flags on cakes.
Whole Nursery Trooping the Colour
There are lots of exciting activities going on today as we help to celebrate the Queen’s official birthday on the 15th June and the amazing spectacle Trooping the Colour. The staff will be helping the children create crowns, Union Jack flags and all finished off with tea in the garden.