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Christmas Lights

2nd December 2021

We explored mixing colours and using our finger prints to create Christmas lights...

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Exploring shiny objects and mathematical language in the water tray

1st December 2021

The class had fun exploring and playing in the water tray. ...

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Christmas Tree Painting

30th November 2021

Using marbles to paint our Christmas trees ...

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Christmas is Coming....

30th November 2021

We have been making our own decorations and our them on our tree. We have been exploring a sensory Christmas tray and making lists using toy catalogues....

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Parenting NI

30th November 2021

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Help Kids Talk

23rd November 2021

Did you know that nursery rhymes give a huge BOOST to children's early speech sound and literacy skills! See reasons below. ...

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Help Kids Talk

22nd November 2021

Each day this week Help Kids Talk will share with us an important reason why you should be singing nursery rhymes throughout the day to your children.  Their first reason is how important they...

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Family Connections

22nd November 2021

Family Connections, Newtownabbey are offering free information sessions on supporting your child.  These sessions are aimed at pre-school children to Primary 3. information as below. ...

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Nursery Rhyme Week Rhyme 5

19th November 2021

Let Kids Talk have encouraged us this week by reminding us how important it is to get off our technology and engage our children with nursery rhymes and stories.   It's the last day of world...

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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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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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