Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! It’s time to get spooky this week in Ardenza as we prepare for Halloween! Last week we had great fun with pumpkins so this week its time to make them scary! In the baby room it’s the babies’ first Halloween in Ardenza and hopefully the first of many! Laura and Lisa will be doing some first Halloween arts and crafts with the babies such as spider handprints and bat footprints which are lovely for Mum and Dad to look back on! In the toddler room Shell and Bernie will also be doing crafts with the toddlers from colouring witches to making spooky ghosts with crepe…

The Importance Of Hygiene

The Importance Of Hygiene Hi all! Another new week in Ardenza and hopefully a one of learning and activities. Here is what we are up to this week! In the baby room this week Laura and Lisa will be starting the alphabet with the babies so they are focusing on the letter A. In circle time the girls will sing ‘A,b,c,d’ with the babies and make ‘aaa’ sounds. They will also exaggerate words beginning with A for example saying ‘attishoo’ and apple. Hopefully this will entertain the babies as well as grabbing their aaaattention (he! he!). The alphabet books and toys will be used with the girls sitting down…

A week filled exploring the senses, farm animals and the ocean!

A week filled exploring the senses, farm animals and the ocean! Hello everybody! Great to see Mr. Sun back out again as the kids got to go outside and burn some energy! Hopefully they slept well after exercise week. Here is what your small ones are up to this week! In the baby room Laura and Lisa are focusing on touch. We all know the babies love to explore and feel new things so the girls will be getting them to feel new textures and shapes. The baby room is equipped with loads of baby friendly soft, hard lumpy and bumpy books and toys so in circle time Laura will showing the babies theses toys and…

Colours, Shapes, Letters and Exercise – All in a week with Ardenza Childcare

Colours, Shapes, Letters and Exercise  – All in a week with Ardenza Childcare Hi all, This week in the baby room Laura and Lisa are focusing on sight so in circle time the girls will be pointing to eyes and showing the babies where theirs are, and doing different movements with the eyes like blinking and opening and closing them in hope of the babies imitating them. It’s usually around the age of 10 months babies start looking for objects once their gone out of view so the girls will be testing this with toys and objects. Laura will also have pictures of eyes and simple songs about them. In the toddler room it’s all about pumpkins! Bernie and…