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The University comes to Nursery for Art workshops!

Our Spring Cottage children have worked with a team of Art Students at the University Of Huddersfield to create a wonderful art display at the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. The children were encouraged to get creative and let out their inner artists, have fun and get messy with the paint. The workshops were split into groups and [...]

2019-05-23T15:44:08+01:00May 23rd, 2019|Spring Cottage|

Spring is Here!

The Daisy room children have been making the most of the recent lovely weather and looking at the first signs of Spring. The Practitioners brought in some daffodils, and after careful examination, the children painted their own – what lovely artists they are!!

2019-03-25T16:25:15+01:00April 17th, 2019|Spring Cottage|

Painting Fun!

The children in Spring Cottage's Daisy room have been experimenting with paint. They have been using different tools to make marks on large sheets of paper. This helps develop large motor skills whilst having fun and getting messy!

2019-03-25T15:51:08+01:00April 11th, 2019|Spring Cottage|

Studying Ourselves

Recently, the children at our Spring Cottage Nursery were looking at the differences in apples.  They agreed that once the apples are cut into they are very similar. Following on from that, the practitioners made a display alongside a mirror.  The children can look at themselves and notice the differences between themselves and others.

2019-03-18T14:18:19+01:00March 25th, 2019|Spring Cottage|

Sing a Long at Ward 20!

The children at our Spring Cottage Nursery were invited by Calderdale & Huddersfield Trust to surprise their patients by performing some of their favourite nursery rhymes for them. All the classics were sung such as 'Wheels on the Bus', 'Incy Wincy Spider' and 'Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star'. All the patients and staff agreed that it brought [...]

2019-03-12T16:01:12+01:00March 14th, 2019|Spring Cottage|

Artists at Work!

Our Spring Cottage Nursery recently had a visit from some art students at Huddersfield University.  As part of their course they were completing an art project relating to art therapy with children. They asked the children to create a piece of art that made them happy.  The art work they produced is going to be displayed in the Hospital [...]

2019-02-26T16:23:43+01:00February 27th, 2019|Spring Cottage|