We love to bake together at nursery

Today, we had some Friday fun baking chocolate chip cookies in Investigators for an afternoon treat. The children requested to bake these after reading a recipe book. So many great skills develop through baking including motor skills, numeracy (measuring the ingredients with scales) and social skills whilst taking turns and sharing with each other.

Shetland Ponies

We were very fortunate 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. Next door neighbours, Milford Care Home (we are so lucky)

Halloween has started @ Rocking Horse Nursery

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. 🎃

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 […]

Museum Trip @ Rocking Horse

We love taking trips to the Museum The children 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 in the lunch hall before heading back to […]

Fundraising total @ Rocking Horse

Rocking Horse would like to thank everyone who donated during our fundraising week for Edinburgh Children’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.

Fundraising @ Rocking Horse

Here at Rocking Horse we would like to say a HUGE! Thank You to our parents/carers/families, children and staff for their generousity when it came to fundraising for Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Charity, this year we raised £592.05. This takes our grand total raised to over £4000 for such a great cause as Edinburgh Children’s Hospital […]