Activity of the Month

 

Sensory Play with Shaving Foam

 

All you need is a tray and some shaving foam.

Method

 

Squirt some shaving foam into the tray and use your hands, toys, paint brushes etc. to create different shapes and patterns.

Get messy and have some fun!

 

Menu of the Month

 

 

 

Vegetable Risotto

 

Ingredients

½ Leek Finely Diced

1 Carrot Finely Diced

1 Small Onion Finely Diced

Oil

Mixed Vegetable (Frozen or Fresh) Diced

Vegetable Stock Hot

Aborio Rice

 

Method

Fry the onion and vegetable’s (if using fresh) in a pan in the butter and oil. If using frozen vegetables add about 5 minutes towards the end

Add the rice and fry for five minutes on the low heat.

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

Serve immediately

 

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

 

Ingredients

225g Grated Carrots

130g Dried Mixed Fruit

2 Large Eggs

130g Caster Sugar

120ml Olive Oil / Sunflower Oil

120g Plain Flour

1tsp Bicarbonate of Soda

1tsp Cinnamon

1tsp Nutmeg

Pinch of Salt

 

Method

Pre-heat oven to Gas mark 4/180oC

Combine carrots and dried mixed fruit and place to one side.

 

Beat eggs and sugar till smooth and then add the oil.

Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt and add to egg mixture.

 

Add the mixture to the carrots and dried fruit and mix together with a wooden spoon and then put into cupcake cases.

Place in the oven and bake for around 25-30mins.

 

 

 

 

 

Events and Activities which are happening from January until Easter 2022

Tuesday 1st February – Chinese New Year – Year of the Tiger

We will be doing lots of Chinese crafts with the Children. And Brenda will be creating some delicious Chinese Food.

 

Monday 14th February – Valentines

Healthy hearts, what we can do to keep them healthy in time for Valentine’s Day.

 

 

Tuesday 1st March – Pancake Day

We will be having scrummy pancakes for our pudding

 

Thursday 3rd March – World Book Day

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

A variety of activities will be happening during the day

Re-enacting our favourite stories

 

Friday 18th March – Red Nose Day

Please come to nursery dressed in something Red…….

The new noses this year are completely plastic free and are 100% plant based.

A variety of activities will be happening throughout the day

 

Thursday 14th April – 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.

 

 

Half Term – 21st – 25th February

Easter Holidays – 11th – 22nd April

 

Many Thanks

Sarah and Staff