Festivities were well underway at Cedars Day Nursery in Leighton Buzzard as delighted children marked an exciting array of calendar events and prepared for Christmas to arrive.
At the end of November, children and colleagues from the award-winning setting on Mentmore Road marked Mickey Mouse’s 94th birthday with a Disney themed dress-up day, with costumes inspired by beloved ‘Monsters, Inc.’ characters and favourites including Pluto and Minnie, where children enjoyed themed arts and crafts and a special birthday cake.
The celebrations follow activities around Remembrance Day, where pre-schoolers delved into history and learnt about the significance of Armistice Day to so many, before creating their own poppies and visiting the local memorial to lay them down with the other tributes.
To help get into the festive spirit, pre-schoolers were thrilled to practice their literacy skills by writing their very own letters to Santa, penning their wishes for Christmas and hopes for the new year, which they compiled into an envelope and posted to the North Pole after walking to their local post-box, observing the winter changes in the environment as they went.
Cedars Day Nursery Quality Manager, Annabelle Lynch explained;
“We mark a wide range of events throughout the year to create special memories for our children and give them a wider understanding of the world. With Christmas just around the corner, this has been a magical time in nursery and we have loved helping our little ones write their Christmas letters, all whilst practicing key writing skills ready for school.”
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