St David's Day: (Friday 1st March)
As the patron saint of Wales, St David's Day present the children with a fantastic opportunity to learn and explore the history of Welsh culture and traditions. On the day the children will be taking part in a number of activities, including making and decorating Welsh flags, baking Welsh Cakes and planting daffodil bulbs in the garden.
Pancake Day: (Tuesday 5th March)
In order to celebrate Shrove Tuesday Children will get the opportunity to not only make their own pancakes for pudding, but they will also be taking part in a number of pancake day inspired activities. Mathematical skills will be used to make play dough pancakes for a flipping game measuring how far and high we can flip our pancakes, whilst we will also be discussing the meaning of pancake day and the tradition behind Lent.
World Book Day: (Thursday 7th March)
World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it's a celebration of reading! Flore Day Nursery are encouraging all children to come to nursery dressed as their favourite character, as well as, bringing along a book of their choice to share with friends.
St Patrick's Day: (Sunday 17th March)
During the week leading up to St Patrick's Day Children at Flore Day Nursery will be taking part in a number of Irish themed activities. These will include decorating four leaf clovers, as well as, creating our own Irish flags. The children will also also get the opportunity to take part in some festive Irish dancing.
Holi: (Wednesday 20th - 21st March)
Holi, known as the 'festival of colors' is a Hindu Festival celebrated on the full moon day falling in the month of Phalguna (Feb-Mar). Various colors and water are thrown on each other, amidst loud music, drums etc to celebrate Holi. Like many other festivals in India, Holi also signifies a victory of good over evil. To celebrate this festival the children will get the opportunity to take part in face painting and mark making, as well as, learn all about the traditions of Holi through videos, music and reading stories.
Mothers Day: (Sunday 31st March)
Throughout the build up to Mothers Day all the children will be given the opportunity to make their own Mothers Day, special treats and write their own poems for their mummies.