Latest From Ardenza

Latest From Ardenza Hello everybody! Here is what we are up to this week in Ardenza. In the baby room Suzanne and Geraldine are doing the letter B with the babies. In the cosy corner the girls will sit with the babies and give them toys beginning with B like balls, books, blocks and bricks and emphasise the 'ba' sound. They will look through the alphabet book and point out the letter B and sing the alphabet song. They will sing 'Baa, baa, black sheep' and make B sounds. The babies will also get to make a letter B for the baby room wall using paint and glitter.…

Twinkle Twinkle in Ardenza

Twinkle Twinkle in Ardenza Hey Everyone here is what we are up to in Ardenza this week! In the baby room it’s time to look to the sky and find the stars as Suzanne and Geraldine teach the babies about the rhyme 'Twinkle twinkle'. In circle time the girls will sit with the babies and sing it and do the actions. The girls will show the babies pictures of stars and repeat twinkle twinkle. Suzanne will put it on the cd player, put lots of blankets and cushions in the cosy corner and turn off the lights and lie with the babies as they have some quiet time listening…

Latest From Ardenza

Latest From Ardenza Hello Everybody hope you got over Halloween ok! Here is what we are up to this week. In the baby room it’s time to learn about the Alphabet and the letter A. Suzanne and Geraldine will sit down with the babies and have toys like plastic apples, abacus, and alphabet jigsaws and other toys beginning with 'A ' ready for them to play with. They will make 'A' sounds and name out the toys for the babies. They will sing the alphabet song and listen and move to it on the music player. The babies will also get to scribble the letter 'A'. In the…

It’s Halloween time in Ardenza

It’s Halloween time in Ardenza Hello Everyone and Happy Halloween!! All of Ardenza is going to have Halloween fun this week so here is what your ghosts and monsters are up to! It’s going to be spooktacular! In the baby room Suzanne and Geraldine will be making lots of cute but scary arts and crafts with the babies. In circle time the girls will point out pumpkins and describe them and even borrow the pumpkin form upstairs so that the babies can have a touch and feel of it. The girls will play hidey boo and make blanket tents to play in with the babies. For arts and crafts they…

A tasty week in Ardenza

A tasty week in Ardenza Hello Everybody, here is what your smallies are up to this week! In the Baby room Suzanne and Geraldine are doing senses for the month of October so this week they are starting with taste. The girls will sit with the babies in front of the mirror and point out their mouths and make 'mmm' sounds to make them aware of their of their mouths. They will look at picture books with food in it and name out the food and make sounds with it. During snack times and dinner time the girls will chat to the babies about what their eating and give praise…

Latest from Ardenza

Latest from Ardenza Hello Everybody! Summer may be over but the fun isn’t in Ardenza! Here is what we are up to this week! In the Baby room Suzanne and Geraldine are doing parts of the body with the babies. In the cosy corner in front of the mirror the girls will point out eyes,nose, ears,mouth,hands and toes and ask the babies where theirs are. They will sing head shoulders knees and toes and look at picture books. They will do dancing and rolling around using their body and Suzanne will trace their hands and feet for babies to colour and scribble. As there are new children starting…

Latest From Ardenza

Latest From Ardenza Hello Everybody, here is what we are up to this week in Ardenza. In the baby room Suzanne and Geraldine are teaching the babies about zoo animals. In the cosy corner the girls will look through zoo animal books with the babies, naming out the animas and making the sounds. They will sing songs like ‘we’re all going to the zoo tomorrow’ and ‘5 little monkeys’ and the girls will play with the babies acting out different zoo animals. There will be zoo animal sounds played on the cd player and the girls will make some handprint giraffes and elephants and make a zoo on…

Summer Fun in Ardenza

Summer Fun in Ardenza Hi Guys, hope your enjoying the summer. Here is what we are doing this week in Ardenza. In the baby room for sensory play Suzanne and Geraldine are doing water and bubbles. The girls will  put on aprons on the babies and sit them in a circle on the blue mat. Suzanne will fill 2 tubs with warm water and loads of suds and bubbles. She will fill them with water equipment like tubes, funnels and wheels and also plastic balls and cups. The babies will be able to splash, pour, and wriggle their fingers in the water. The girls wilalso blow bubbles and suds…

Celebrating Father’s Day in Ardenza

Celebrating Father’s Day in Ardenza Hello Everybody and a special Big Hello to all our daddies in Ardenza as we celebrate Father's Day this week! Here is what each room will be doing for the Superdads and Grandads in their lives. In the baby room Suzanne and Geraldine will sing loving songs like ' I love you ' and ' clap handies till daddy comes home' and help the babies with the actions. There will be lots of first daddy day gifts made from footprint love hearts to framed baby paintings and  lovely memorabilia for dad to look back on. In the toddler room Bernie and shell will chat to…

Latest From Ardenza

Latest From Ardenza Hello Everybody! Here is what we are up to in Ardenza this week! In the baby room Suzanne and Geraldine are singing 'The wheels on the bus' with the babies. It's already some of the babies' favourite song to move to so the girls will show them the actions. In song time the babies and girl will sit in a circle and sing the song slowly and do the actions to each part helping the babies to move to the right action. Luckily the babies can see the bus stopping outside so any time the bus is outside the girls will burst into song encouraging…