Teaching French

Teaching French

Despite teaching French to secondary school for almost 40 years, Alison Vardy says she much prefers teaching pre-school children at Little Ladybirds. Alison, or Madame Vardy as she is known to the children, retired from teaching in 2014, but has continued to impart...
Independence Day

Independence Day

July started with a look at Independence Day in pre-school. We spoke about the different colours and shapes we could see on the American flag and why 4th July is so important to Americans. Pre-school also used the sun to create shadows of toy animals and themselves to...
Ducks in a row

Ducks in a row

Tweenies began February by getting all their ducks in a row – 5 little ducks in fact! They enjoyed singing along to the popular song in their regular Signing Tots sessions with Dawn. They also had lots of fun playing with their yellow ducks and exploring rice and...
Letting their hair down

Letting their hair down

The children enjoyed letting their hair down in November but as ever, they were learning at the same time! That’s because they were playing in our new role play area, a hairdressing salon. The salon has a waiting area where the children can read whilst they wait for...
A hive of activity

A hive of activity

It’s been a hive of activity during April at Little Ladybirds Day Nursery. Every morning the children in our toddler room do a HIIT (high-intensity intermittent exercise) workout to set them up for the day. It’s a great opportunity for our little learners...