Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Hi Guys and Happy New Year! Well what a great Christmas we had now its time to look to the New Year. New Year’s can be a celebration that’s a bit confusing for children to celebrate as some of them would be in bed but we will try our best to make them understand! In the baby room Laura and Lisa will make some simple new year’s crafts with the babies like finger printing and painting. The girls will do usual floor play with the babies and even give a blast of ‘Old Lang Syne’ to the babies. Who knows in years to come they…

Hello and Merry Christmas to everybody!

Hello and Merry Christmas to everybody! We can’t believe its Christmas week already! The place is buzzing with excitement! We are hearing lovely stories of visits to Santa but nothing beats the idea of him coming Tuesday night! Monday and Tuesday are going to be the best Monday and Tuesday we will ever have. In the baby room Laura and Lisa will be doing usual stimulating and sensory activities with the babies like circle time, interaction, soft toy play and looking at picture books. They will also be singing Christmas songs and the girls will put their first Christmas artwork into their bags so look out for them. In the toddler…

Christmas Concert Fun In Ardenza!

Christmas Concert Fun In Ardenza! Hello everybody and Happy Christmas! What a great week we had last week with the concert and making Christmas decorations! The concert was a huge success and thank you to everybody who made it! Excitement is nearly at boiling point over Christmas approaching and word on the street is we may have a visit from the big man himself! Santa is getting back to us on what time he’s coming but he’s expected to arrive on the 20th of December. Once he lets us know the time we will inform you all! In the baby room this week Laura and Lisa will be making Rudolph…

Learning All About Textures In Our Pre-school Room

Learning All About Textures In Our Pre-school Room Hi Guys! Yey its December! We can almost hear Santa’s elves working on the presents! Here is what we are up to in Ardenza this week. In the baby room seeing as its coming up to Christmas it’s only fitting Laura and Lisa teach the babies about the letter C. In circle time the girls will sing ABCD and clap handies and make sounds of words beginning with C like colours, cat and Christmas emphasising the Ca sound. The babies will have soft alphabets books and alphabet button toys. Laura will provide colouring sheets and flash cards and do a bit of finger painting. In…

What to expect from a great crèche

What to expect from a great crèche Going back to work after maternity leave is an emotional time and the one of the first major decisions you will have to make is choosing childcare. Your child’s formative years will be affected by this decision so it’s important to get it right and be happy with your decision! A great crèche should tick all the boxes in terms of your child’s care and development for the first 3-5 years of his/her life. You should feel totally comfortable in the knowledge that your child is in a ‘Home away from Home’ when you drop him/her each day. You need to be confident that your…