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Latest from Ardenza Hello everyone, Here is what we are up to this week in Ardenza!! In the baby room Laura and Rachel will be encouraging the babies to exercise outdoors.  The babies will be guided through all the outdoor activities such as the slide and see saw and Laura and Rachel will be singing rhymes and songs to give the babies confidence when doing these activities. In the toddler room Bernie and Sinead will be talking about the beach. In circle time the girls will be discussing everyones experiences on the beach and if anyone wants to bring in shells or anything else associated with the beach…

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Latest from Ardenza Here is what we are up to this week in Ardenza!! It is all about Teddy Bears in the baby room this week. Laura and Rachel will be talking about each baby’s teddy so feel free to bring in one of their favourites to show all the children!! The girls will be doing arts and crafts with loads of teddy bear themes and Laura and Rachel will also be bringing their favourite teddies to the creche to show all the babies so there will be loads of cuddles!! There will be a lot of strange noises coming from the Toddler Room but do not worry…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello all, this is what we are up to this week in Ardenza!! In the baby room Laura and Rachel will be doing parts of the body.  The girls will be singing heads shoulders knees and toes and pointing out the parts for the song to the babies.  In circle time they will be showing the children different parts of the body and emphasising where each part is with repetition.  There will be of course a lot of arts and crafts also!! In the toddler room Bernie and Sinead will be doing story time!!  This will be a big hit for the children as they…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello everyone as summer is fast approaching please remember to send in sun cream and sun hats for the children!!! We have a jam packed week ahead in Ardenza! In the baby room Laura and Rachel are doing the wheels on the bus with the babies. in circle time the girls will sing the song and do the actions, helping and encouraging them to move along. They will look at pictures of buses and read stories on bus trips. The baby room is located in the front of the crèche so they are lucky enough to see the bus outside the window so every time…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello all.  Here is what we are getting up to this week in Ardenza. In the baby room Laura and Rachel are doing the story of the Gingerbread man with the babies.  in circle time the girls will sit the babies down with blankets and cushions and read the story slowly, pointing out images and sounding out words. The girls will ask the babies what noises the animals in the story make and familiarise them with phrases like run run and the fox goes snap. The babies will make loads of arts and crafts in relation to the Gingerbread man and the baby room also…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello everyone!! Thanks for supporting pyjama day on Friday it was a great success and a great day was had by children and the teachers!!! In the baby room this week the little ones will be learning all about the nursery rhyme Round and Round the Garden. Laura and Rachel will be showing the babies the actions of the song during circle time and will have a lot of arts and crafts which will help the babies learn all about gardens and teddy bears. The babies will also get to explore the garden in the crèche and see what they find!! In the toddler room…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello everyone!! Here is what we are busy with this week in Ardenza! In the baby room Rachel and Laura will be teaching the children all about the colour red. Red items will be placed in the red baskets and Laura and Rachel will say the word red so the children can associate the word with the colour. In circle time the rainbow song will be sung and the babies can look through the red colour books.  There may also be some sensory play with red pasta and arts and crafts will be filled with red paint and glitter!! In the toddler room Bernie and…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello all!!!   In the baby room this week we will be learning all about music and dancing!! Laura and Rachel will be encouraging all the babies to move with music and rhyme.  They will also have music on in the background when doing various activities so that even the smaller babies that cannot stand yet will get a feel of the rhythm and can do hand movements and we are sure there will be some dodgy dance moves from the girls during the week!!!   Maryann will be discussing spring with the toddlers. The girls will be reading stories about flowers blooming in spring…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello everyone here is what we are up to this week in Ardenza. In the baby room Laura and Rachel are teaching the babies the colour yellow so in circle time the girls will fill the yellow basket with yellow toys and encourage the babies to explore them. The girls will name out the colour, and look through colour books pointing out the colour. The girls will let the babies explore yellow paint and playdough and help them build yellow towers with the blocks. Colour and rainbow songs will be sang also. In the toddler room Bernie and Mary Ann are doing the alphabet with…

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Latest fromArdenza Hello everyone! Here is what your smallies are up to this week in Ardenza! In the baby room Suzanne and Laura are doing sensory play with the babies. All week long the babies will get a chance to explore their senses through a wide range of safe material. They will explore crepe paper, cotton wool, empty bottles, beads, netting, tinfoil, brushes and boxes and the girls will provide equipment like shovels and spoons for the babies to transfer items to boxes and different parts of the room.  As we know sometimes the box the toy comes in is more exciting than the toy so lots…