From flowers to numbers, another interesting week

From flowers to numbers, another interesting week Hello everybody here is what we are up to Ardenza Childcare in Blackrock this week! In the baby room Laura and Lisa are doing the number 3 with the babies. The girls will count out toys in the room with the babies and do one on one interaction. The girls will count babies finger and toes and do ‘ this little piggy’. They will also point out numbers in the soft books and sing number songs. In the toddler room Bernie and Shell are doing flowers with the kids. In circle time Bernie will talk to the kids about flowers and when they come out…

The Latest in Ardenza

The Latest in Ardenza Hello everybody! Here is what your little ones are up to this week in Ardenza Childcare in Blackrock, Cork! In the baby room, it’s all about the ball play this week. Laura and Lisa will be gathering all different types of balls for the babies, big ones, small ones, soft ones, hard ones and coloured ones. The babies will get to explore, through touch, the different types of balls and maybe the girls will spot the next superstar footballer!!! In the toddler room this week it’s all about mothers and babies. They will be colouring pictures of different types of animals and their babies and…

Teddy bear picnics and all about me

Teddy bear picnics and all about me Hello everybody! Here is what your little ones are up to this week in Ardenza Childcare in Blackrock! In the baby room, its all about teddy bears this week. Laura and Lisa will be talking about teddies. The children will be bringing in their favourite teddy bears and the girls will be singing Songs with them including teddy bears picnic and touch the ground. Hopefully if the weather allows the babies will be making good use of their outdoor play area to have a teddy bear’s picnic. In the toddler room this week its all about butterflies. They will be colouring pictures of butterflies and…

Getting the Best Start

Getting the Best Start Please read the following press release from Early Childhood Ireland on their Pre-budget submission which was launched today in Dublin. As members of Early Childhood Ireland Ardenza Childcare in Blackrock was there and appealed to Cork's politicians to support it. So when they knock on your door please ask them to support this call for investment in Early Years Education!   Early Childhood Ireland’s prebudget submission entitled “Getting the Best Start” challenges Government to move beyond the rhetoric and to make additional investment of €351 million in the early childhood education sector in 2015 via increased capitation, support for parents,training and support for children with special…