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Latest from Ardenza Hello everybody here is what we are up to this week in Ardenza! In the baby room the girls are continuing on with senses and doing touch. Each day Suzanne will provide different sensory activities for the babies to explore with their hands such as rainbow pasta, flour play, water play and crepe paper activities. The babies will be encouraged to use their hands and feet to explore the different textures and it will be lots of fun messy play. Suzanne will also do mini massages on baby’s hands and legs to make them more aware of the sense touch. They will also be textured…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello everyone here is what we are up to this week in Ardenza. In the baby room Suzanne and Laura are continuing on with senses and doing sight this week. In circle time the girls will play peek a boo, hideys and hide blocks and toys from the babies to see if they follow where they go. The girls will have lots of bright coloured toys and items and name out the colours for the babies. The babies will do lots of sensory activities like water play and rainbow pasta so that its visually stimulating and to see different lights the girls will turn off…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello everyone! This is what your littles ones are up to this week in Ardenza! In the baby room Suzanne and Laura are continuing on with senses and this week focusing on hearing. In circle time the girls will use musical instruments and toys to test out babies hearing and introduce them to lots of different sounds. They will give the babies little challenges where one of the girls will go to the other side of the room and make a sound and see if babies will follow it. |The girls will put on different types of sounds and music like dancing music and move…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello everybody I hope everybody has settled back into the routine of school and preschool again! Here is what we are up to in Ardenza this week! In the baby room it’s all about family as the girls try and help the babies with those precious first words. In circle time Suzanne will put the babies’ family photo board on the mat and let the babies see their family pictures. She will point out mammy, daddy and whoever else is in the picture and sound out the words and encourage them to copy. She will continue to sound them out throughout the daily activities to…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello everybody! Can’t believe the summer is over already it flew! Here is what we are up to this week in Ardenza! In the baby room Suzanne and Kathlyn are teaching the babies about parts of the body. In circle time the girls will sit with the babies and point out where their hands, legs, toes, nose, ears and eyes are and ask the older babies to point them out too. The girls will stand babies in front of the mirror and point them out there too so that they can see themselves where they are. The girls will sing the song head, shoulders, knees…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello everybody! Can’t believe its August already where has the summer gone! Here is what your little ones are up to this week in Ardenza! In the baby room Suzanne and Kathlyn are letting the babies explore paint this week as they do finger painting.  The girls will put aprons on the babies, put a big A2 size piece of paper on the mat, squirt paint on it(naming out the colours as they do) and let the babies explore the paint using their hands. The girls will help the smaller babies by dipping their hands in for them and printing it onto the paper. Throughout…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello everybody, the holidays are flying by but lots to do in Ardenza! here is what we are up to this week! In the baby room Suzanne and Kathlyn are teaching the babies about zoo animals. In circle time the girls will sit with the babies and look through zoo story books and pictures pointing out the animal and making the sounds. The babies will get to look at animal flashcards and the girls will do role play acting like the animals. Some of the babies already know the sounds some animals make so hopefully they will make the sounds too and the younger babies…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello everybody, the holidays are flying by but lots to do in Ardenza! here is what we are up to this week! In the baby room Suzanne and Kathlyn are teaching the babies about zoo animals. In circle time the girls will sit with the babies and look through zoo story books and pictures pointing out the animal and making the sounds. The babies will get to look at animal flashcards and the girls will do role play acting like the animals. Some of the babies already know the sounds some animals make so hopefully they will make the sounds too and the younger babies…

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Latest From Ardenza Hello Everybody. Here is what we are up to this week in Ardenza! In the Baby room Suzanne and Kathlyn are doing sounds with the babies. In circle time the girls will sit with the babies with musical toys and books and listen to different sounds. The girls will test out babies hearing by going to different parts of the room and making a different sound to see if the babies will follow it. The girls will use all sorts of items to make different sounds and encourage the babies to make their own using different toys. The babies will also get to use musical…

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Latest From Ardenza Hello Everybody here is what your little ones will be up to this week in Ardenza! In the Baby room Suzanne and Kathlyn are continuing on with sensory play as they do water play. The girls will fill a tub with luke warm water and make it sudsy and put water toys and poring equipment into it. The girls will sit with the babies and show them how to pour and splash and encourage them to put their hands in. For the smaller babies the girls will have them on their laps and dip their toes in and pour water on their legs and hands.…