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Blue Balloon

18th November 2021

Miss Cowan's class enjoyed the story Blue Balloon and painting their own blue balloons.  ...

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Nursery Rhyme Week Rhyme 4

18th November 2021

Today's rhyme is Head, Shoulders, Knees and toes.This is a great song for teaching body parts and kids love to join in with the actions. Let's watch Mr Tumble do it... https://youtu.be/fvEtwhui1k0...

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Nursery Rhyme Week Rhyme 3

17th November 2021

Today's rhyme is full of actions! Wind the bobbin up is a great song for teaching pointing, clapping, and words like "up", "down", "window", "floor", numbers etc. Children love how visual it is when...

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Nursery Rhyme Week Rhyme 2

16th November 2021

A firm favourite is Sleeping Bunnies ...little ones just love it! Why not add in some extra verses like 'fly little birdy fly fly fly' or 'swim little fishy swim swim swim'. It's a great way to...

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Advice from PHA

15th November 2021

With the change to contact tracing of positive cases within schools and other structured and supervised settings the PHA have developed an easy guide to help address any concerns parents may have...

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Nursery Rhyme Week 2021

15th November 2021

Help Kids Talk remind us of World Nursery Rhyme Week 2021. It's here! World nursery rhyme week 2021! Our first song is Incy Wincy Spider...i know it's a favourite with all our little...

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Why read with your Child?

15th November 2021

Dr Mary O'Kane from Perfectly Imperfect Parenting, reminds us that I f you read one book to your child every day, by their 5th birthday they will have heard 1825 books! Children who are read aloud to...

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Grand Designs

15th November 2021

'Grand Designs' has arrived at Ballyhenry Nursery - aka Ballyhenry Builders! We had great fun with the building materials.  Check out our brick laying skills!...

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Autism Advisory & Intervention Service

13th November 2021

The EA Autism Advisory & Intervention Service (AAIS) have arranged a series of workshops for the parents of young children who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. There are four...

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World Kindness Day

13th November 2021

In nursery school we are always learning about kindness and being kind to our friends.  Even at this young age it is such a important social skill to learn. Kind children turn into kind...

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Benefits of Nursery Rhymes

11th November 2021

Babies and toddlers can learn so much when we sing nursery rhymes to them... we are supporting language development and other important life skills like reading and numeracy! See below, from Help...

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Nature’s Dance

11th November 2021

it's not just the children who dance on a Friday with Creative Dance Moves - just look at how the branches of the trees are dancing! If you are out and about on autumn walks maybe you can find some...

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Playing with our Friends

11th November 2021

We are enjoying sharing toys in nursery and working together with our friends.  ...

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Help Kids Talk

10th November 2021

The Help Kids Talk organisation remind us how important it is to keep technology to a minimum and entertain our children with nursery rhymes.   'Did you know that 'if children know 8 nursery...

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Crossing the Road

10th November 2021

Twinkle, Twinkle Traffic Light,                                               ...

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Self-Portraits

10th November 2021

We had great fun making our self-portraits!  Check us out!...

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Advice from PHA regarding Sickness

9th November 2021

Do you have a child who's unwell and are wondering if they should be in nursery or school? Check out our handy guide below to find out when they should stay off, and when they can go back if they are...

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I See a Rainbow

5th November 2021

I see a Rainbow of colours Way, way up high,  Long. long lines of colour, Bent across the sky I can paint a rainbow, Paint it with my hands, Up and over, up and over,  and down across the...

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Welcome Back!

5th November 2021

All the children settled back in to nursery this week and had great fun getting to see their friends again!  ...

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Help Kids Talk Training

4th November 2021

Please see details of free basic awareness webinars offered to parents with details on how to enrol....

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