Posts Tagged ‘:Little ladybirds’

Monthly round-up

Here’s our monthly round-up of activities at Little Ladybirds, providing just a small snapshot of what we got up to in April.


Babies enjoyed taking parts in lots of messy activities, including playing with rice krispies, flour, sand, and water.

They also explored various sensory play activities with touch and licking ice lollies definitely their favourite!

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Coach Shane

If a child at Little Ladybirds goes on to score the winning goal for their team at Wembley in the years to come, the chances are that in their post-match interview, among the people they will thank for helping them to reach this pinnacle is Coach Shane.

They will, of course, be referring to Shane Readman, the football coach who comes into the nursery each week to support the children.

But it’s not just actual football that the children are learning when he’s at the nursery.

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Charity of the year

Little Ladybirds Day Nursery’s first fundraising event in aid of its new charity of the year has raised over £600.

We are supporting local children’s hospice Zoë’s Place over the next 12 months, and in September, held an autumn fayre featuring table-top stalls, face painting, tombola, cakes and refreshments.

The event was well supported by parents, families, friends and general members of the public and it resulted in £608 being raised for Zoë’s Place Middlesbrough.

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