Feb 22, 2021

Innsworth February News: Snow, Pancakes and Chinese New Year

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February news

February has been a busy month for Innsworth. The children had a fantastic time raising awareness for Congenital Heart Disease and raising £85 for local charity, Heart Heroes. They dressed in red and engaged in some exciting red themed activities; linking the red theme in with Chinese New Year where the children enjoyed some authentic Chinese food and dancing.

Pancake Day was a big hit with the children, as always! They engaged in Playdough pancakes, using a variety of resources, such as pans, spatulas, mashers, and whisks. The children had the chances to fill their own pancakes with fresh cream and a variety of fresh fruit.  

This month, the Babies and Tots have been exploring in the snow and ice. They have been choosing different toys to freeze in water overnight and using a variety of tools to free them from the ice the following day.   

As Spring begins to appear, the preschool children have been looking out for the Robins and Squirrel that have been visiting our garden every morning and using binoculars to spot them. They have made feeders to hang in the trees for the birds and have been introduced to some beautiful daffodils in their preschool room.  

What’s coming up in March

March is another busy month! We will be celebrating Mother’s Day, St Patrick’s Day and Comic Relief.  

On Thursday 4th March, the children will be invited to dress up as their favourite book character for World Book Day. Each room will have a focus book for the week; Dear Zoo for Babies, The Three Little Pigs for Tots and The Gruffalo for preschool. There will be themed activities all week as well as a Teddy Bear’s picnic. 

Other important information

Please can all absences be reported by telephone by 10am. To comply with our safeguarding policies and procedures, we need to log all absences.  

If you are happy with the service we provide for your child, we would very much appreciate it if you could leave a review with your comments on Daynurseries or on The Old Station Nursery Group Facebook page. Your feedback is important to evaluate the standard of the care your child receives.  

Many thanks for your ongoing support. We do have an open door policy so if you do have any questions or queries, then please do not hesitate to approach me or another member of staff.  

Jess Clayton, Nursery Manager


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