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 [...]
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!!
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!
The children at Spring Cottage Nursery have been using different techniques and experimenting with different textures to create their shamrocks. This activity has helped part of their learning about their community and valuing others.
Nicola, the owner of Lindley Children’s Bookshop made a special visit to Spring Cottage Nursery as part of their celebrations for World Book Week. Nicola read the children a selection of stories and handed out their free books.
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.
The children in Sunflowers room at our Spring Cottage Nursery have been learning about differences. They chose a red and green apple and noticed that they look different from the outside but when the apples were cut into they were exactly the same – a bit like us!
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 [...]
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 [...]
The children in Daisies have been developing their self confidence and awareness playing peek-a-boo with their friends. Looks like a lot of fun!