The nursery children have been making some spray bottle art today! We filled bottles with watered down paint and the children used different colours to make a picture. Connect with us to get all the latest updates from The Children’s Room!
This time last year Liz and Sharon were preparing to deliver a presentation at Urbino University in the capacity of Erasmus partners. The week spent at the University proved to be tremendously educational as well as extremely enjoyable for both. This month we welcome four European Students to The Children’s Room, three via the Erasmus Programme. […]
One of our Pre-Nursery team, Helen, bought this lovely jigsaw for us while she was in Dublin. We love it because it’s made from natural rather than synthetic materials, it’s bright and it develops many skills simultaneously. Puzzles are great for developing hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and cognitive skills such as problem solving. To turn a simple […]
We are hosting the amazing Barbara Isaacs, an esteemed Montessorian, author and lecturer on 14th May who will be presenting on Montessori and the Early Years for the first time in Wales. The day will run from 9.30 – 3.30 and includes a catered lunch, if you are interested in attending please email firstname.lastname@example.org for […]
Happy St Patrick’s Day! To mark the occassion Baby floor have been painting shamrocks, Pre-Nursery have hand painted leprechauns and Nursery collected all the green materials they could find and made a collage! Connect with us to get all the latest updates from The Children’s Room!
Continuing with our Natural Materials project the children have been using the powders we made by pulverising soil, clay, chalk, shells, leaves and other materials to create their art work! We asked the children to create their favorite landscapes, they chose gardens and beaches. Check back for the finished pieces! Connect with us to […]
Today the children have started their project about natural materials. They have been working with soil, clay, chalks, sand, shells, leaves and tiny stones. The children have been pulverizing, sifting, moulding and mixing these materials to understand about how they can manipulate such matter to experiment with form, texture and transformation to stimulate imaginative activity […]
January 18th is Winnie the Pooh Day! This day in 1882 A.A. Milne the author of the beloved children’s books was born. To mark the occasion we have been reading his stories together. This is one of our favorite quotes from the author: “Sometimes the smallest things take up the take up the most room […]
Brrrrr its cold out there! So Tess Bears have been painting mittens. Tess Bears are our youngest babies and usually finger paint but at this age we start introducing the use of paint brushes. We are so proud that our babies can already hold the brushes without any help! and here’s the finished product! Connect with us […]
Happy New Year and welcome back to the new term! This term’s topic will be dinosaurs! We’ve painted our mural and have been making lots of dinosaur inspired art! We will be learning all about the different species of dinosaur with activities, fact cards and stories. Connect with us to get all the latest updates from The Children’s Room! […]