East Sheen – Calendar


Chinese New Year Week – Monday 20 January to Friday 24 January
The children will be joining in with the tradition of passing red letters to each other, these will be exchanged when the children all join together to celebrate the new year with a delicious Chinese feast at lunchtime during our New Year meal. They will also try dragon dancing and making Chinese lanterns. Kung Hei Fat Choi!

National Storytelling Week – Monday 3 February to Friday 7 February
We will be inviting parents to come in any time each morning between 9.00am and 10.00am and in the afternoon between 3:30pm and 4:30pm to join us for some story telling with the children. Throughout this week children are welcome to bring in some of their favourite stories.

Waitangi Day: National Day of New Zealand – Thursday 6 February
As we have lots of families who originate or have family from New Zealand, we will be looking at the New Zealand culture such as foods, traditional clothing, sports and much more in honour of today.

Valentine’s Day Tea Party – 3:30pm, Thursday 14 February
Parents are invited to join us for a tea party filled with lots of love. The children are invited to send each other a friendly Valentine’s card using the nursery Valentine post box!

Pancake Day – Tuesday 25 February We shall have a pancake breakfast and the children will make pancakes in the afternoon ready for their pudding at tea time.

St. David’s Day – Monday 2 March
The children be making daffodils in honour of this Welsh celebration and eating some traditional Welsh foods.

World Book Day – Thursday 5 March
What is your favourite book? Who is your favourite character? Today at nursery we are celebrating all our favourite books and enjoying a fun fancy dress day. Children can come to nursery dressed as their favourite character and bring their favourite book for us all to enjoy together.

St. Patricks Day – 3.30pm to 4.30pm, Tuesday 17 March
We will be talking about why St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated and having an Irish themed tea party. Parents are welcome to come in and join us from 3:30pm to 4:30pm for some Irish treats at teatime and some Irish dancing.

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea – 3:30pm to 4:30pm, Friday 20 March
We invite all of our lovely mummies to join us for afternoon tea with the children. As well as delicious home-made scones with cream and jam, the children are sure to have a few surprises. Grannies and aunties are also welcome.

Easter Bonnet Parade and Egg Hunt – 4.00pm, Thursday 9 April
Help your child make a fabulous Easter bonnet at home and bring it along to our Easter bonnet parade and Easter egg hunt.

St George’s Day – Thursday 23 April
Today we will celebrate St Georges Day by making British flags and dragons.