Easter Hunt 2018
The boys and girls, parents and siblings had a smashing time at our annual Easter egg hunt, they had six clues as they young explorers dashed to find the Easter Bunny as well as a jolly old roll the egg down the hill!
Chinese New Year 2018
Chinese New year started with a bang and early at Clairmont Gardens, as the children were learning and celebrating Chinese New Year, Year of the dog, they were making their own drums, had fun dressing up in traditional Chinese clothes, designed their own fans, had fun mark making with chopstick, as well as having fun with numbers, noodles and chopsticks and not to forget their own dragon they made and paraded around the nursery, and a big thank you to the Bank of China, who invited the children to watch their annual parade as well as gifting the children real Chinese money for luck!
St Valentines Day 2018
What fun the children had celebrating St Valentines Day, they designed their own Valentines day cards, listened to a short story of St Valentine had fun Reggio Emilia style as we set up classroom as a art studio and we drew and painted our own red roses for all our budding Charles Rennie MacKintosh, the children had fun learning about Charles and his famous Rose and how it can be seen all over Glasgow, they also did a science experiment and changed our roses into rose water! Magic!
Celebrating Robert Burns 2018
The children were busy having fun learning about our Scottish National Poet Robert Burns, they had fun were learning about Robert Burns on the smart board, as the children had asked to see what he looked like! We then read To a Mouse and enjoyed making their own kilts as well as tasting some Vegetarian Haggis, Neeps and Tatties! Yum Yum!
People who help us, Doctors, Nurses and Dentist!
After consultation with the children, the children wanted to learn about their body and people who help us, they were having so much fun learning about people who help us, they made a role play area as a doctor and dentist surgery, they were very busy looking after their own bodies and teeth, they constructed their own X-Ray machine, as well as enjoying counting their teeth game!
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!
There is no business like snow business, the children at Clairmont Gardens enjoyed the best of snow in January, there was snow angles and lots of sledging followed by days of hygge and delicious baking scones!
December was full of exciting fun experiences as we waited for Santa to come and visit. The children enjoyed writing letters to Santa, putting up their own Christmas tree, our weekly French and Dance class, baking, designing our Christmas bags to take home all our of our Christmas activities they had made as well as singing at our annual Christmas Carol Concert and Christmas party. Lots of fun!
St Andrews Day
What fun the boys, girls, parents, grandparents and staff had at our annual celebration St Andrews Day Ceilidh 2017, the children have been very busy practicing The Gay Gordon dance and rehearsing for their singalong to Three Craw's sat apon a waw!
Halloween Spook-tacular fun party, the children enjoyed dressing up, fun Halloween French lesson with Ms Annie and some frogs, Zombie statues, Graveyard bumps, Pin it on the pumpkin, Wrap the Mummy and bobbing for apples, followed by delicious trick or treats!
October 2017 - Diwali
The children were learning about world religions and the story of Diwali, the children made their own lanterns, as Diwali is the Hindu festival of light, they also enjoyed visiting the local Hindu Temple to see the gods from the story.
September 2017 - Children's Wood
We enjoyed exploring the Children's Wood, at Kelvinmeadows. We investigated the pipes, to roll balls. We made witch's brew with water, mud, and berries, and we enjoyed swinging and balancing on the tire swing!
September 2017 - Campfire fun!
The boys and girls were very safe when making their own fire! We used; sticks, cotton wool, and Vaseline. Everyone was very safe and knew to stay a safe distance away. We even enjoyed some lovely, toasted marshmallows!
September 2017 - Fred Paton Care Centre
Visiting the elderly at their day centre was lovely. The children introduced themselves, and were very polite. Some of the ladies joined in with the parachute game, as well as singing lots of songs. Everyone enjoyed themselves!
August 2017 - RSPB Visit
We were very lucky to have a visit from some RSPB volunteers. They read us a story about where mini beasts live, and then we went to the park to discover some mini beasts. We found a tiny snail, bees, butterflies, and we did a rain dance to find some worms - and it worked!
July 2017 - From garden to plate - potatoes
July 2017 - Spidey-eye the Snail
July 2017 - Woodwork
A Walk on the Wild Side - Safari Trip 2017
June 2017 - Outdoor Explorers
Sports Day 2017
May 2017 - Visiting The Tenement House
April 2017 - Visiting Yorkhill Fire Station
April 2017 - Visiting the Hunterian Museum
Fun at the playpark
Chinese New Year celebrations
St Andrew's Day Ceilidh
Exploring with the Bee Bot
Visit to Kelvingrove Art Galleries
Play on Pedals
Dress Rehearsal with Funbox!
RSPB Bird Watch in the Park
Making Junk Models
We are artists
We are scientists