Beehive Lane Ilford – Calendar



Colour of the Month – Tuesday 9 October
This month’s colour is BLUE! Today all children and staff are invited to wear as much blue as possible.

Pyjama Day – Thursday 18 October
Today we invite you to come into nursery wearing your pyjamas to take part in our ultimate pyjama party.

Ugly Bugs Ball and Pumpkin Competition – Wednesday 31 October
Every year we hold our annual fancy dress party and pumpkin competition, where all the children can dress up as their favourite character and the best carved pumpkin wins a prize. We also have lots of fun games accompanied by a spooky menu for the day.

Bonfire Night – Monday 5 November
To celebrate bonfire night, we will have lots of colourful activities and fun scheduled for the day, so wear your bright colours and prepare to make a guy fawkes with your class for display in reception.

Diwali – Wednesday 7 November
Join us for a diva lamp making and art session.

Remembrance Day – Friday 9 November
To honour the sacrifices and achievements that were made in all past wars we will be making poppies and thank you cards to send to those who gave up so much for us.

Messy Play Morning – 9.30am – 11.00am, Tuesday 13 November
We are inviting all parents to come and join us for a morning of messy play fun and games, in our big mess event.  Don’t forget to leave your best clothes at home for today!

Children in Need – Friday 16 November
As children in need have teamed up with cbeebies this year, we will be celebrating this day with a cbeebies dress up day, so come to nursery dressed as your favourite cbeebies, or indeed any character, for the day.

Breakfast Morning – 8.00am to 9.30am, Thursday 22 November
Join us for a great start to the day with a yummy breakfast with your little one and don’t forget to grab a coffee to go.

Christmas Tea Party and Christmas Jumper Day – 3.00pm to 4.00pm, Friday 14 December
We will be having a special Christmas tea party with lots of yummy food and special visitors including our special the Elf.  Everyone is invited to wear their Christmas jumpers.  If you would like to bring a £1 donation for Save the Children, there will be a donations box in reception.

Santa’s Grotto – 4.00pm to 6.00pm, Friday 14 December
All parents and children are invited to visit Santa in his grotto and workshop.  Santa himself will be there with plenty of presents and Christmassy activities. There might even be a cheeky mince pie and wine for mummies and daddies.

Wiggly Worms and Caterpillars Christmas Fun Afternoon – 3.30pm to 4.30pm, Monday 17 December
We would like to invite all parents of our under two’s to come in and join us for some festive fun and games.

Ladybirds Christmas Concert – 3.45pm to 4.15pm, Wednesday 19 December
We would like to invite all parents of our Ladybirds children to come in and watch Ladybirds Christmas concert.

Butterflies Christmas Concert – 3.45pm to 4.15pm, Thursday 20 December
We would like to invite all parents of our Butterflies children to come and join us for an afternoon of Christmas delight.

Christmas Dinner – Friday 21 December
We shall be holding our Kids Inc traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings at the children’s usual lunch times. There will be Christmas crackers, party hats and plenty of Christmas cheer.

Christmas Jumper Day – Monday 24 December
To celebrate Christmas Eve and all things festive, all children and staff are invited to wear their Christmas jumpers again.



Pyjamas day – Monday 6 January
Sometimes we wake up and think wouldn’t it be nice to stay in our pyjamas all day. Well today is the day we can!  All children and staff are invited to attend the nursery in their comfiest and cosiest pyjamas.

Wear a hat day – Tuesday 15 January
Today we are celebrating wear a hat day. All children and staff are invited to wear their best hat for the day, we will also be making hats during the day.

Chinese New Year – Tuesday 5 February
The Chinese New Year beginning in 2019 is the year of the pig. This year we will be celebrating by having a special Chinese lunch and taking part in creative activities throughout the day.

Valentine’s Day – 10.00am to 10.30am, Thursday 14 February
Today we will be making something special for our loved ones to celebrate Valentines Day. We are inviting parents to come in and make gifts with their children. The children will also be making cards.

Pancake Day – Tuesday 5 March
The children will be helping to make pancakes for tea at nursery today.

World Book Day – Thursday 7 March
World book day is a celebration of books, their authors and illustrators. We are inviting the children to come in dressed as their favourite character from a book.  They can also bring the book in and we will read it with their friends.

St Patrick’s Day – 15 March
To celebrate St Patrick’s Day we would like to invite your little ones to wear green. We will be making shamrocks and good luck charms with clay and other collage materials.

Holi – Wednesday 20 March
To celebrate this Hindu spring festival we would like to invite all children and staff to wear bright colours for the day. The children will also be making their own colourful pictures using a variety of different materials.

Mother’s Day – Friday 29 March
To celebrate Mothering Sunday, all Mummies and Grandmas are invited to come in to nursery and enjoy getting involved in a Mummy and daughter activity.

Easter Bonnet Parade – 4.30pm, Thursday 18 April
Today we will be holding our Easter bonnet parade so get you Easter bonnets at the ready. The children will be parading round the nursery to show off their amazing bonnets.

St Georges Day – Tuesday 23 April
We would like to invite all children to come into nursery in fancy dress as we will be having a knights and princesses day. The children will be making crowns and sparkly tiaras.

Parents Consultation Week – Monday 15 April to Friday 21 April
It’s time to book your 15 minute consultation with your child’s key practitioner. This is a great chance to talk to them about your child’s progress over the last term. Please see the management team in the office to book.