Weird science

Coming to nursery should be about having fun, but our very own Mad Professors (e.g. our staff!) are always concocting ways of introducing learning that will prepare the children when they go to school.

One of their┬álatest ‘madcap’ schemes was to have a science day, but this was no ordinary lesson. Instead, the children helped to build a volcano and with the help of some baking soda and vinegar, they created their own ‘molting’ lava.

They also did lots of other experiments and really enjoyed their first science ‘lesson’.

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Mother’s Day

Little Ladybirds was delighted to welcome mums, aunties and grand-mothers to celebrate Mother’s Day in pre-school.

The children sent out invitations ahead of the day, which was held the Friday before Mothering Sunday, and it was lovely to see so many mums/aunties/grand-mothers at the nursery.

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Outstanding Forum

Little Ladybirds Day Nursery was delighted to host the Stockton Borough Council Early Years Outstanding Forum recently.

The Forum is made up of early years providers in Stockton-on-Tees who come together regularly to share ideas and discuss best practice.

We were asked to host the Forum following our recent ‘outstanding’ report from Ofsted.

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