A huge thank you to all our families who helped us raise an impressive £952.75 for Children In Need. We couldn’t of done it without you

 

Activity of the Month

Gloop

(To be made in a tray)

Cornflour

Water

Add 2 cups of cornflour to a tray and then gradually add water until it makes a gloopy consistency. If it goes too runny add more cornflour or if it is too solid add more water.

Once made you can then explore the texture with hands, feet and toys. Make patterns and watch them disappear

 

Menu of the Month

Vegetable Rissotto

Ingredients

1/2 Leek Finely Diced

1 Carrot Finely Diced

1 Small Onion Finely Diced

Butter

Oil

Mixed Vegetables (Frozen or Fresh) Diced

Vegetable Stock (Hot)

Aborio Rice

 

Gently fry the onion and vegetable (if using fresh) in a pan with the butter and oil.

Add the rice and fry for 5 minutes on a low heat.

Ladle  in the stock one ladle at a time and stir until absorbed. Keep repeating until the rice is soft.

Serve immediately

 

Fruit Trifle

Ingredients

1 Can of Fruit Cocktail

1 Pack of Jelly

Milk

Custard Powder

Sugar

 Method

Open can of fruit and drain. Pour the contents into a bowl.

Follow the instructions on the jelly and then pour over the fruit and cover. Place in the fridge and leave for about 4-6 hours

When the jelly is set start the custard.

Put the milk into a pan and heat up until simmering. Mix the custard powder with water until you make a paste and then add to the milk whisking constantly until thick. Add the sugar.

Pour the custard over the jelly gently and then return to the fridge to cool. Leave for around an hour.

Cover with whipped cream and serve.

 

 

 

 

Events and Activities which are happening from now until Easter 2018

Tuesday 13th February – Pancake Day

We will be having scrummy pancakes for pudding

 

Wednesday 14th February – Valentine’s Day

Healthy hearts, what can we do to keep them healthy.

 

Friday 16th February – Chinese New Year

We will be celebrating the Chinese New Year and this year it is the Year of the Dog. We will be doing different crafts with the children and sampling some Chinese Cuisine.

Thursday 1st March – World Book Day

Please come to nursery dressed as a  character from your favourite book and bring along your book too.

A variety of activities will be happening during the day. Re-enacting our favourite stories.

 

Thursday 8th March – Parents Breakfast 8.30am

Please come and join your child/ren for a special breakfast, please arrive before 8.30am where you will get the chance to play with your child whilst breakfast is made. Please let a member of staff know if you will be attending.

 

Thursday 22nd March 10.00am-11.30am and 2.00pm-3.30pm Grandparents Day

Grandparents please come along and join you Grandchildren in a variety of fun activities, from baking to messy play.

 

Thursday 29th March – Easter Fun Day

A fun packed day filled with lots of Easter Activities – including baking, creative, egg and spoon races, just to name a few.

Please get creative to, as we will be holding an Easter Bonnet Competition, with a prize to win in each age range/room

 DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

Sunday 20th May 2017 – Little Acorns Day of Fun 10.00am-2.00pm

Please come along to our very popular fun day on the school field.

We will have a variety of activities for all ages ranges and special visitors, BBQ, Cake Stalls. This year we will be raising money for SCUBU.

Further information and more details closer to the time.

 

Many Thanks

Sarah and Staff