There were learning experiences at every turn for pre-schoolers at Knowle Green Day Nursery in Staines as they marked Remembrance Day with a series of themed activities.
To commemorate the occasion and honour those who lost their lives in conflict, children from the award-winning setting on Knowle Green carried out co-research into the significance of the day and the symbolism of the poppy, as well as holding their own two-minute silence.
Having been inspired by the information they had learnt, pre-schoolers showcased their creativity by making a special poppy wreath using their handprints, before walking to the local war memorial to lay it down with the other tributes and observe a small service taking place, where they were delighted to meet Mayor of Spelthorne, Cllr Denise Saliagopoulos.
Knowle Green Day Nursery Manager, Chanelle Weaver explained;
“The children showed such maturity and respect during the Remembrance Day service and we couldn’t be prouder of them for the empathy they continue to show towards others. We mark a wide range of occasions throughout the year to provide our little ones with a wider understanding of the world and this event also helped promote early historical knowledge.”
We prioritise the importance of outdoor play at Cedars Day Nursery in Leighton Buzzard. All children at our Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ nursery have access to our large, natural garden area on a daily basis as we recognise the impact that being outdoors has on a child’s social, emotional and physical development. The children enjoy planting vegetables and tasting their produce, served by our dedicated Nursery Chef.
Cedars Day Nursery, Mentmore Rd, Leighton Buzzard LU7 2PA
Tel: 01525 850200