April 2019

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DATES TO REMEMBER:

Centre Closed :

EASTER FRIDAY – 19 APRIL 2019

EASTER MONDAY – 22 APRIL 2019

(Centre re-opens Tuesday 23rd April 2019)


NOTE :  Please remember to apply sunscreen to your child before coming to the Centre and let us have some to keep at the Centre. Thank you.

 

Infant Toddler - 

During March we talked about spring, the change in weather and plants and flowers which appear at this time of the year. We also celebrated the cultural festivals like Nowroz and Holi.

During April we will continue the theme of Spring , talking about Butterflies etc.

In April will celebrate Easter through songs and making Easter bunnies and Easter eggs – look out for these Easter Baskets coming home.

April showers are here but we will endeavour to spend time outside the classroom to the trails and parks next to the Centre for picnics and play.

Daycare Montessori

In March, in addition to covering the above festivals ie St. Patrick ,  Nowroz and Holi , we  also covered Spring and all the changes it brings.

 We also covered the life stages of a FROG and a BUTTERFLY  and will continue this theme in April.  Please discuss with your children at home.

We will celebrate Easter by making posters for the classroom and some craft going home. We may also have an Easter egg hunt.

As well we will continue the Fun Family Phonics- we are   progressing quite well with the alphabet. The teacher will advise the children as to the weekly show and tell items on Wednesdays. With this, the children will also continue to learn writing skills. The teachers will also cover NUMBERS at age appropriate levels.

We will continue to work on the following class rules at the outset and parents please help us by encouraging the same at home.

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NOTE : REMINDERS TO ALL OUR PARENTS:

1. Please ensure your child has indoor shoes which they change into when they arrive at the Centre and which stay at the Centre when leaving.

2. Please have a change of clothes at the Centre , in case they are needed.

3. Please label all you food containers and let us know if any food needs to be heated (note also: as you are aware, ours is  a ‘NUT-FREE’ Centre.)

4. Please arrive on time especially if your child is attending the Montessori – this helps keep disruption to the minimum.

5. Please inform us immediately if there are any changes eg address, telephone, contacts.

6. Please ensure you look at your child’s cubby when you are leaving and take home their work etc.

7. Please inform us as early as possible (by 9am – would be great) if your child is not attending the Centre that day.

 8. May we also suggest that you drop-off your child and leave soon thereafter. This makes the transition much easier and                                                  conducive to a good start to the day, both for the staff and the children.

9.     As is becoming common practice generally, the Centre is also moving towards a policy of NOT warming food using a         microwave .  We would like to request parents to provide food which does not require warming or alternatively provide  warm food in thermos containers. We thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

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