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 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…

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 parts of the body with the babies. In circle time the girls will sit with the babies and point out babies eyes, nose, mouth, ears, hands and legs and name them. They will ask the older babies to find their body parts and sing 'head, shoulders, knees and toes' doing the actions. For the younger babies the girls will give them baby massages on the mat, chatting away to them about their body. They will sit and stand in front of the mirror…

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Latest From Ardenza Hello Everybody, hope you had a lovely Easter and aren’t too full! Here is what we are up to this week. In the baby room Suzanne and Geraldine are doing baby animals with the babies. In circle time the girls will look at pictures and stories of baby animals, pointing them out, describing them and doing the sounds of that animal. The girls will read stories on baby animals and sing songs like 'Old MacDonald' changing it to baby animals. Suzanne will do a big drawing of baby animals and stick it on the wall and ask the babies to paint it. The babies will…

Latest from Ardenza

Latest from Ardenza Hello Everybody hope you are all well. Here is what we are up to in Ardenza this week. In the Baby room Suzanne and Geraldine are doing music and dancing with the babies. In circle time the girls will sit with the babies and put on a cd with children’s action songs and get the babies moving. Hopefully the babies might copy the girls' movements and learn to recognise the song. 'The wheels on the bus' and 'If you're happy and you know it'  are great songs that can be sang while sitting down as there are  only hand movements so the smaller babies who…

Love is in the air in Ardenza

Love is in the air in Ardenza Hello Everybody, it’s a week of love in Ardenza this week as we celebrate Valentines! Here is what each room is up to! In the baby room, Suzanne and Geraldine will be giving the babies extra cuddles and kisses in circle time as they give the babies lots of love. The girls will sing Barneys favourite ‘I love you’ and tell the babies 'I love you' regularly. The girls will read stories on love and give the babies pictures of their family from the family wall pointing out family members and showing them love by blowing kisses to them. For arts and crafts the girls…

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Latest from Ardenza Hello Everybody, here is what we are learning about this week in Ardenza! In the baby room it’s time for mini messers! Suzanne and Geraldine will spend the week doing various arts and craft activities with the babies and get them to explore their senses with a wide variety of materials.  The babies will have aprons on so the messier the better! There will be paint put onto a big A2 size paper and the babies will be encouraged to paint it using hands and feet and what ever they want. Once dry it will be stuck up on the wall for all to see! …

Messy play at Ardenza this week

Messy play at Ardenza this week Hello Everybody! Hope you’re having a good January! Here is what we are up to this week in Ardenza. In the baby room Suzanne and Geraldine are doing flour play all this week with the babies. Lots of sensory fun as the girls do different activities involving flour! Each day they will do something different with the flour, one day dry flour play using the cooking set so babies can role play, wet flour play using a small bit of water so the babies can feel the slushy texture, mixing pasta and spaghetti in another day and mixing different colours paint so that babies will…

A new year begins in Ardenza

A new year begins in Ardenza Hello Everybody! Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year’s ! it’s time to get the brains moving again after a very relaxed Christmas! Here is what we are up to this week in Ardenza! In the baby room the Suzanne and Geraldine are teaching the babies about the letter D. In circle time the girls will sit with the babies and make 'Da, Da' sounds and point at objects and pictures beginning with D. They will look through picture books and alphabet books and try and make the babies aware of the letter and the sound of it. Some of our older…

It’s Christmas time!!

It’s Christmas time!! Hi all, its chrrrisstmaass!! We cannot contain our excitement in Ardenza! Staff and children are in a giddy mood as we prepare for Santa! These next two weeks will be spent having lots of fun and doing all things Christmas! Here is what each room will be doing. In the baby room Suzanne and Geraldine will sit with the babies and look through pictures of Santa, describing him and try and get the babies to say HO HO HO. The girls will sing Christmas songs like Jingle Bells , Rudolph the red nosed reindeer and Santa Claus is coming to town. The babies will play…

Latest from Ardenza

Latest from Ardenza Hello Everybody! hope everybody is feeling Christmassy as we certainly are in Ardenza! Here is what we are up this week before we go into Christmas madness! In the baby room Suzanne and Geraldine are preparing the babies for Christmas by doing the letter C with them. In circle time the girls will name out all things beginning with C especially Christmas and sound out the words with the babies. the babies will get to look through the alphabet book and Suzanne will point out C. They will play with toys beginning with C and for arts and crafts the babies will get to do…