Activity of the Month


Pop socks

Different materials for stuffing – we used shredded paper



Googly Eyes

Felt tip pens


Stuff the pop socks with the filling until full and tie a knot in the end.

Shape your pop sock until it resembles a snake.

Stick a cellophane tongue on the end you would like to be the face and add the googly eyes.

Add any design you wish with the felt tips.

Your snake is now ready to play with.


Menu of the Month

Fish Crumble


250g-300g Cod





Frozen Mixed Vegetables

Crumble Topping

100g Flour

50g Butter

2 Tablespoons Stuffing Mix


Preheat the oven to 180oC/Gas Mark 4

Place the cod into a deep pan and cover with milk.

Put on the heat and heat gently.

Once cooked drain the milk but keep for the sauce.


In another saucepan melt the butter then stir in the flour.

Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add the milk one ladle at a time.

Once the sauce has thickened add the cheese.

Mix the cod and mixed vegetables into the sauce.

Pour into an oven proof dish.


In a mixing bowl rub together, the butter and flour together until it resembles bread crumbs.

Mix in the stuffing mix and then sprinkle over the cod mixture.

Bake in the oven for 25-30minutes.


Chocolate Sponge


200g Self Raising Flour

200g Butter

200g Sugar

4 Eggs Whisked

25g Cocoa Powder


Preheat the oven to 180oC/Gas Mark 4

Cream the butter and sugar until pale.

Gradually add the eggs.

Mix in the flour and cocoa powder.

bake for 20-25minutes








Events and Activities which are happening from now until July 2019

Fun Day Sunday 19th May 10.00am-2.oopm

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

You will be responsible for your child/ren but the staff will be here to provide a variety of activities for all age ranges. We will also have special visitor’s, BBQ, cake stall, tombola and a raffle.

This year we will be raising money for Make a Wish Uk. Please feel free to bring all the family.


Duck Eggs Monday 21st May 2019

We will be getting some duck eggs and an incubator so we can watch the ducklings hatch.

They should hatch on 17th June


EID Monday 3rd June 2019

We will be feasting on some Muslim cuisine to celebrate the end of Ramadan as well as making cards and doing other activities. We will also be talking to the children about those less fortunate then ourselves and why EID takes place.

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.


School Leavers Trip Thursday 11th July 2019

For all the children who are sadly leaving us this year to attend full time school, we will be having a day trip. We will be taking the children on a Woodland Adventure. If your child doesn’t attend this day they are still invited, so please let myself, Jo or Kaleda know if you would like your child to attend, we want to take all of the school leavers on this thoroughly fun day.

Further information re cost, times etc. will be available shortly. In order for this trip to go ahead WE WILL NEED PARENTS HELP, as we like to have a higher staff child ratio on outings. This year we will have around 20 children going on the trip so we really do need parents help or sadly this trip will not happen. Children who attend nursery on a Thursday in Pre-School (who aren’t leaving for school) will stay at nursery and have a fun day.

School Leavers Parents Evening Tuesday 16th July 2019

Pre-School Leavers Parents are invited to attend a Parents Evening to discuss your child/rens progress and to discuss school readiness. Please speak to your child’s Key Person to book a time slot.


Leavers Party Wednesday 17th July 2.00pm-4.00pm

We will be holding a Leavers Party for the Pre-School children, please come along and see your child Graduate Little Acorns ready to start full time school. We will be having some party games and a little ceremony, followed by a tea party. If your child does not attend this day and is leaving for school please come along and join in the fun, you will however need to stay with your child to ensure our ratios are correct at all times on the day.


Teddy Bears Picnic

All families are invited to join us for a Teddy Bears picnic on the school field.

Please bring your favourite Teddy.


Many Thanks

Sarah and Staff