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Good Shepherd Nursery, Belfast Co. Antrim

October Eco News

  • Teaching the children to become more confident in their space and have a growing awareness of nature and biodiversity all around them.
  • We will focus on dark nights, how to keep safe(linked to our Transport theme) and Eco concepts through our Halloween theme.
  • Introduce colours(orange and black) into as many recyclable materials and resources as possible.
  • Discuss different types of nocturnal creatures using big/small fact and fiction books.
  • Talk to the children about the animals that hibernate in the Autumn/Winter time.
  • Our children will gain knowledge in the difference of day and night time and the importance of a Good Bed time routine with lots of sleep.
  • Take part in our Big Bedtime Read evening.
  • We will teach our children about keeping safe in the dark-wearing reflective materials.
  • Investigating what type of plants we could plant in winter Autumn time.
  • Continuing to look after the plants we have in our gardens by watering, weeding.
  • Offering lots of Eco art activities connected to our Healthy living, outdoor learning and biodiversity Eco themes.
  • Taking part in our trip to Wallace park, noticing the changes in the seasons, collecting natural resource to use in our play.