The connection the Investigators at Rocking Horse have with the Milford Care Home residents is a delight to see . With every monthly visit ,we can see an increase of residents willing to become involved with the children , whether it be singing or playing games !

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 […]

Outside with Rocking Horse

For the Investigators and Seachers at Rocking Horse, Yesterday was a trip to Portobello beach, where of course we had to take our socks and shoes off and run in and out of the sea trying to avoid the small waves coming in. While today at Figgate Park the children gathered and choose some natural […]

Sunshine @ Rocking Horse

Here at Rocking Horse, we are enjoying the sunshine. 🌞 There has been lots of walks taken and when in the garden the children have been exploring with water filled trays, pools, watering cans and much more (we apologise for the wet clothes at the end of the day!) and the outside paint easel has […]

Sponsored Physical activities @ Rocking Horse

At Rocking Horse we could not have asked for better weather last week for our sponsored physical activities, we had lots of walking (explorers included), obstacle courses in the garden and at the park. Together with our bake sale we have raised £374.50 for Edinburgh Childrens Hospital Charity, thank you to all the children/parents and […]

Minibeast Hunt @ Rocking Horse

This week the Rocking Horse Explorer’s have been taking walks to Figgate Park to do some mini beast Exploring. While on the walks they have spotted dragon flies, wasps and ants and the children also stopped by the bug house but unfortunately did not manage to see any minibeasts. Although they didn’t manage to see […]

School Leavers trip, Rocking Horse

On Friday the 2018 graduates of Rocking Horse (Investigators going to school this year) went on their leavers trip to Edinburgh Zoo (children’s choice). While there the children observed lots of animals such as monkeys, flamingos, penguins, wild cats and lots more. They attended Feed of the day, which was a vulture being fed (I am […]

Eco-School Green Flag

Rocking Horse Nursery are proud to announce that we received news today regarding our Eco School Green Flag application and can tell you we got it. We are now officially a Green Flag nursery

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

The investigators at Rocking Horse received an invitation to take part in a ‘wee artists’ workshop today at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. The investigators became detectives for the day, looking for clues. The children spotted a big footprint, holes in the trees and some scratch marks on the sculptures in the gallery […]