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Good Shepherd Nursery, Belfast Co. Antrim

May Eco 2020 News


  • Teaching children about different food from other cultures
  • Longer playtime outside due to better weather, noticing changes with the seasons.
  • Begin work on our Wheelie Big Challenge
  • Big Spring clean programme, involving parents, staff and children
  • Watering and maintaining our plant life-flowers and vegetable.
  • Eco-buddies, our primary and nursery children working together.
  • Making our own wormery.
  • Ensuring our bug hotels are kept full of greenery.
  • Continue with Eco-committee meetings.
  • Investigating insects and wildlife in our log piles
  • Ensuring our bird baths are kept filled with water and participating in tally charts to record wildlife and minibeasts.
  • Planting vegetables outside-tomato, radish, cress, onions, carrots.
  • Continuing to support our children and parents through our theme of healthy living-Cook it programme.
  • Visit to Colin Allotment,
  • Visit from dietician.
  • Apply to Awards for All to enhance our Forest Area.
  • Continue to choose Eco helpers to consolidate eco themes-energy, turning out lights, turning off taps, closing doors.
  • Recycling an integral part of our nursery curriculum.
  • Reusing our rain water from our water butt.
  • Biodiversity-sowing seeds that attract a wider variety of wildlife.
  • Involvement in Forest Schools.