Activity of the Month

Vegetable Painting

Paper/Card of your choice

Paint of your choice

Plate

Raw Vegetable of your choice

Instructions

Place some paint in a tray or on a plate.

Cut your vegetable in half and place face down in the paint.

Make imprints onto the paper and leave to dry.

 

Menu of the Month

Sausage Plait

Ingredients

1 pack Puff Pastry

1 pack of Sausage Meat

Milk to Glaze

Method

Preheat the oven to 180 oC/Gas Mark 4

Roll out the pastry unto a rectangle and place on a greased baking tray. Or you can use the paper that the pastry is wrapped in.

Cut the pastry at a slight diagonal on either side (do not cut into the centre as you need to leave room for the filling), roughly 1.5cm apart and the same number on each side.

Take the sausage meat and make into a large sausage shape and place in the centre of the pastry.

Then pull the strips of the pastry over the meat overlapping to look like a plait.

Glaze with milk.

Cook in the oven for 25-30mins.

For vegetarian option use mash potato with cheese and mixed vegetables.

Serve with mash and gravy.

 

Scones

Ingredients

6oz Self Raising Flour

2oz Butter

1oz Sugar

125ml Milk

1tsp Baking Powder

Pinch of Salt

Method

Preheat the oven to 180oC/Gas Mark 4

Rub the flour, baking powder and the butter together.

Add the sugar and salt and then gradually add the milk to make a soft dough.

Sprinkle flour onto the worktop and roll out the dough till 2 1/2cm thick.

Cut out circles and place on a baking tray.

Brush the tops with a little milk.

Put in the oven for 12-15minutes.

Serve with jam and butter/cream

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events and Activities which are happening from now until Easter 2019

Tuesday 5th February – Chinese New Year – Year of the Pig

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

 

Thursday 14th February – Valentines Day

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

 

Tuesday 5th March – Pancake Day

We will be having scrummy pancakes for our pudding.

 

Thursday 7th 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 and re-enacting our favourite stories.

 

Thursday 7th March – Grandparents Day

If your child attends this day then we would like to invite all Grandparents to come and join in the fun at Nursery. We will be holding 2 sessions, one at 10-30am-11.30am and one at 2.30pm-3.30pm. Please let your child/rens key person know if you would like to join this event.

 

Friday 15th March – Red Nose Day

Please come to Nursery dressed in something RED………………..

A variety of activities will be happening throughout the day.

 

Wednesday 17th 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

 

Thursday 18th April – Training Day

Nursery will be closed as all staff will be attending a Forest School Training Day.

 

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

Sunday 19th May 2019 – Little Acorns 15th Birthday 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 age ranges and special visitors, BBQ, Cake stalls. This year we are raising money for Make a Wish.

Further information and more details closer to the time.

 

Many Thanks

Sarah and Staff