December 2019

As we continue  to explore the book ’Stick Man’ by Julia Donaldson, we will be ice cube painting, snow flake making and designing our very own stickman Christmas decorations to hang on our pre-school Christmas tree. The children will enjoy decorating the tree (unsupervised!!) so parents beware they may like to decorate yours at home!

We have started our phonics group this term for our older children to start preparing them for big school, while our younger children are enjoying the many clever finger activities we have put together to help develop their fine motor skills.

Time photography came into the setting on Wednesday 13th November to take photos of all our children. That’s the grandparents Christmas presents sorted!  Regarding Christmas, as usual our Christmas concert will be taking place on our last day of term which is Wednesday 18thDecember at Wateringbury Hall.

Also to get you in the Christmas spirit we will be running a Christmas Santa Dash on Teston Village green.   Fun for all the family.  Children, buggies, grandparents, friends and even dogs (on leads) are invited to take part on this year’s Santa Dash.  Sunday 8th December at 11.30am.  Wear red or dress like Santa!  £3.50 per participant which includes a hot chocolate and biscuit.

We will be walking the children along to Teston Church on Friday 13th December where the children will have the opportunity to sing songs from their Christmas concert and listen to a story read by Dawn from the village.

I must also mention a big thank you to Teston Farm Shop who kindly supports our preschool by donating fresh fruit for our children’s café which runs throughout the morning playtime.  Our children enjoy choosing a fantastic range of seasonal fruits we receive every week.

On behalf of all the staff and children, we would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas.  We will return on Monday 6th January 2020.

If you are interested in joining our preschool please contact Tina Driver on 07805 796353 and come along for a taster session or visit our website at for more information.