Welcome to the April edition of our Newsletter, which is full of exciting news and includes details of our forthcoming events.
Bookings are now being taken for our next Holiday Club, which will run from Monday 4 th until Thursday 14 th April. If you would like to reserve a place for your child, or would like more details, please speak with Jay at the office.
Staff Member of the Month Award
Congratulations to Neris who has been awarded ‘Staff Member of the Month’ for settling into nursery life well and being helpful.
We would like to congratulate Amanda and Liam who are expecting their first baby. Amanda will be starting her maternity leave this month. We would like to wish them the best of luck with their new baby.
Jess, our Senior Team Leader, will be supporting Jay whilst Kim also takes time out on maternity leave. Jess will be spending time both in the rooms and in the office; please feel free to speak with her in Jay’s absence.
Also as the nursery is getting busier, you will see some new faces around. The new staff will introduce themselves to you when they see you.
Planning and Activities
Throughout the month of April we will be looking at celebrating Easter through various activities, such as Easter egg hunts and Easter crafts. We will also be discussing weather changes and what clothing we might need to wear as the weather starts to become warmer.
Our Preschool have an exciting project coming up; they will be raising caterpillars and watching them transform into butterflies. We are all very excited for this process to begin.
On Friday 22 nd April we will be celebrating St George’s Day
Our focus colour of the month for April is Black and our focus country is Zimbabwe.
If any parents would like to get involved in our focus country celebrations, please speak to your child’s key person
Easter Bank Holidays
A polite reminder to all parents that we will be closed for the Easter Bank holidays from Friday 15 th April 2022 and we will reopen on Tuesday 19 th April 2022 at the usual time of 7.30am.
Easter Egg Competition
We will once again be holding our Easter Egg Competition. Eggs to decorate will be available in the entrance. We will be judging the competition, week commencing 10 th April, so please ensure you have submitted your child’s entry before this date. There will be four winners overall; one chosen from each room. We wish you all the best of luck and can’t wait to see your fantastic creations.
Dates for your Diary
- Colour of the Month – Black – Please join in with us by wearing something Black on
Tuesday 5 th April 2022.
- Focus Country – Zimbabwe – Wednesday 20 th April 2022 – Please join us to celebrate
Zimbabwe Independence Day as we immerse ourselves in the rich culture of Zimbabwe.
- St George’s Day – Friday 22 nd April 2022
Activity of the Month – Potato Printing
Using potatoes or sponges, cut patterns such as wavy lines or stripes to create interesting Easter egg prints. You could create other shaped stamps too. These prints make lovely cards or gift wrap for family and friends.