Chingford – Calendar


World Braille Day (pre-school only) – 2.00pm – 3.00pm, Friday 3 January
The pre-school children will be learning about braille, why and how it is used. The younger children will have the chance to explore some special sensory baskets.

Rainbow Monday – Monday 20 January
To escape blue Monday we will be dressing up in rainbow colours! We invite all children to wear their brightest and happiest clothing to nursery.

Big Schools Bird Watch – Wednesday 22 January to Friday 24 January
We will be taking part in the Big Schools Birdwatch run by the RSPB. When in the garden we will all be watching out to see what birds we can see, then recording them all before sending off our results to the RSPB.

Chinese New Year – 10.00am to 11.00am Friday 24 January
To celebrate the year of the rat we invite all parents to join us to make special Chinese lanterns and celebrate the Chinese New Year.

Send a Card to a Friend Day – 10.00am to 11.00am, Friday 7 February
The children will be making cards to send to their new friends at our brand new Kids Inc Day Nursery that has just opened in Clarence Avenue, Gants Hill. We invite all parents to join us to help their child make the cards.

Valentine’s Day – 10.00am to 11.00am, Friday 14 February
It’s time to tell someone you love them! The children will be having a fun filled day making cards and maybe some special treats for their loved ones. You are welcome to come and join us to make some treats to take home.

Pancake Day – Tuesday 25 February
To celebrate Pancake Day the children will be making pancakes, and giving their suggestions for the yummy toppings.

Polar Bear Day – Thursday 27 February
The children will be spending the day learning all about polar bears! Where they live, what they eat and lots of other facts we didn’t know before.

St David’s Day – 10.00am to 11.00am, Friday 28 February
To celebrate St David’s Day we are inviting family to come in and celebrate all things Welsh! Daffodil and dragon themed activities will be taking place and we would love for you to join us.

World Book Day – Thursday 5 March
All children and staff are invited to dress up as their favourite book character to celebrate world book day. We will be sharing our favourite stories so children are invited to bring in a book to read with their friends.

Holi – 10.00am to 11.00am, Monday 9 March
Join us to celebrate the Hindu festival of colour! We will be learning about India and taking part in some fun and colourful activities. Why not come along and celebrate too.

St Patrick’s Day – Tuesday 17 March
Today we will be wearing green to celebrate St Patricks day, whether it’s a t-shirt, skirt or even just a hair band why not join in and celebrate this special Irish day. The children will be making clovers and learning about Ireland.

Mother’s Day – 3.00pm to 4.00pm Friday 20 March
We would love to invite all mummies, nans or aunties to a lovely Mother’s Day tea. Come along and enjoy a special celebratory tea with us.

Easter Bonnet Parade – Monday 6 April to Thursday 9 March
To celebrate Easter, we would like to invite you to get creative at home with your little ones and make an Easter bonnet. All entries will be put on display for everyone to see and vote for. The most imaginative creation in each department (done by a child!) will win an Easter prize.

Earth Day – Wednesday 22 April
For earth day we will be learning about our planet and taking part in some exciting activities. We will be planting some seeds to put out in our garden to encourage lots of lovely insects and bugs. We will be learning more about recycling and how to look after earth.

St George’s Day – Thursday 23 April
For St George’s Day we will be making flags and learning about the story of George and the dragon. We can’t wait to do art and craft activities to make knight shields and dragons too.