Visit to Milford Care Home @ Rocking Horse

First visit of the year to Milford Care Home for the Rocking Horse Searchers and Investigators. This month the children chose to take through their playdough and loose parts. The children and the residents shared the playdough and resources while they chatted together. We love these monthly visits to the residents, many of whom the […]

Shetland Ponies @ Rocking Horse

On Wednesday we were very fortunate at Rocking Horse to be invited to Milford Care Home to see Shetland ponies that were arriving to visit the residents. The children and the residents loved this experience, we are back at Milford today for our monthly visit. Next door neighbours, Milford Care Home (we are so lucky)

Halloween has started @ Rocking Horse Nursery

Yesterday the Rocking Horse Explorers took a walk to the shops to get more supplies for messy play. Of course as soon as we stepped into the shop the children noticed the pumpkins and pointed to them so there was only one thing to do, we bought a pumpkin. 🎃 We then went to have […]

Digging up Potatoes @ Rocking horse

Yesterday morning the Searchers went digging for Potatoes that we planted in our garden. We used these potatoes for in our soup for todays lunch and will be using some more for our fish pie for tomorrow’s lunch. With the potatoes we have left over, we have displayed them at our front door for parents/carers […]

Our visit from Edinburgh children’s Hospital Charity @ Rocking Horse.

On Tuesday Chris from Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity (Sick kids hospital) came out to speak to the children about why we might visit the Hospital and showed the children some of the equipment that is used in hospital and discussed what it is used for. Afterwards the children had the opportunity to explore some of […]

Outside painting @ Rocking Horse

At Rocking Horse yesterday when 6 Searchers wanted to go play in the garden and 2 wanted to stay in and paint, there was only one solution. Take the paint outside! painting on the outside easel turned into a great chance to turn take as all 8 of the Searchers wanted to paint once outside.

Bug house @ Rocking Horse Nursey

This afternoon some of the Investigators and the Searchers helped tidy up and add some new things into our bug house. We added some plant pots, more sticks and bricks and one of the children had an idea of adding in some pipes. Here are some photos of before and after our tidy up.       

Museum Trip @ Rocking Horse

The Rocking Horse Nursery Searchers and Investigators went on a trip to the Museum on Friday. They had a look at the animals (the dinosaur was a big hit with the children), then they went up to the roof top terrace where they had a great view and to finish off they had their unch […]

Fundraising total @ Rocking Horse

Rocking Horse would like to thank everyone who donated during our annual fundraising week for Edinburgh Childen’s Hospital Charity, our cheque for £700 was collected this morning. We have now raised a total of £4466.87 over the last few years for the charity

Eco School Flag @ Rocking Horse

Our Eco School Green Flag is here!! At Rocking Horse we were worried that we would not manage to hang it anywhere but Gillian and Jackline brainstormed last night while making a new Eco School display and thought above the display was the perfect place for all to see.