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Good Shepherd Nursery, Belfast Co. Antrim

December News


Our aim for December is to focus on the children's' environment/biodiversity talk about Christmas colours/shapes/Christmas trees/holly/mistletoe/birds/berries for birds and animals

  • We will discuss and teach about the animals that hibernate in winter-hedgehog campaign.
  • Focus on our garden areas, talk about how wet and cold the different types of grounds are.
  • Welcome the Eco -recycling Elf  from Belfast City Council
  • Preparing our flower/vegetable beds and planters, clearing out old soil.
  • Discussing Textures ,materials and resources relating to Christmas and winter.
  • Explaining about snow fall and how it forms (weather permitting)
  • Learning experiences in the snow, watching it melt, making footprints and using it in our art experiences.
  • Discussing keeping warm, wearing suitable clothing and foot wear.
  • Looking forward to the Christmas holiday and keeping safe-celebrations
  • Preparing to make bird feeders and filling the squirrel boxes before we leave for the holiday
  • Taking part in Forest School Programme -Dressing a Tree Day, achieving 2 points.