Learning about Culture in the Montessori room

Learning about Culture in the Montessori room Hello everybody, hope all the mummies got spoilt at the weekend and enjoyed their little surprises. Here is what we are up to in Ardenza this week! In the baby room Laura and Lisa are going to be introducing the gingerbread man story to the babies. Laura will read it and point to pictures of the ginger bread man and repeat the words ‘run run as fast as you can’. Each day the girls will read the story repeating words and pointing at pictures making sounds and doing actions. The girls will also do their usual stimulating activities with the babies. In the toddler room…

Getting Ready For Mother’s Day

Getting Ready For Mother’s Day Hello everybody hope you had a nice bank holiday break! This week it’s time to show our mammies how amazing they are as we celebrate Mother’s day in Ardenza! Here are the activities Ardenza Childcare in Blackrock will be doing this week In the baby room Laura and Lisa will be making some nice first mother day from baby surprises with the babies and helping them along with hopefully their first words by sounding out mammy and mama although daddy normally gets in there first! The girls will also be doing their usual songs and ball play. In the toddler room Bernie and Shell will…

Fire safety, forest animals & the number 1

Fire safety, forest animals & the number 1 Hello everybody hope you had a nice long weekend. Here is what the kiddies are up to in Ardenza  Childcare Cork this week! In the baby room Laura and Lisa will be doing the number 1 with the babies. The girls will sound out one in circle time holding up one finger. They will use different toys to show one and sing the song 1 finger 1 thumb. The girls will give the babies a number one colouring page to scribble on and point out items and things in the room that are one, e.g. touch babies nose and say one nose. In the toddler…

Celebrating Saint Patrick in Ardenza

Celebrating Saint Patrick in Ardenza Dia dhuit agus conas ata tu? It’s all about celebrating St Patricks day in Ardenza  Childcare this week so here is what the different rooms are up to! In the baby room Laura and Lisa will be doing all things Irish with the babies like focusing on the colour green and making some first St. Patrick's day arts and crafts with them! The girls will also do the usual stimulating one to one activities with the babies like soft teddies play and tummy time. In the toddler room Bernie and Shell will be discussing St. Patrick with the kids and show them pictures of him…

PJ Day in Aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation

PJ Day in Aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation Hi guys here is what Ardenza are up to this week!   We are all very excited about National PJ Day in Ardenza on Friday, 7th March. Children and staff will all get to wear PJ's for the day. We will be having lots of fun with bedtime games and songs. All donations on the day will go to the Irish Hospice Foundation. In the baby room this week they are learning about 5 little monkeys! Laura and Lisa will be singing the song to the babies and showing them the actions and hopefully the babies will start the mimic the actions. Laura will show…