Book of the Month at Wiggles and Giggles

Posted: 19th April 2017

We have started doing a Book of the Month within the nursery to help develop our children’s literacy skills and their love for books.  Lisa is our REAL Co-ordinator at the setting and really wants to promote Early Achievements in literacy to help children develop their confidence within this area. Book of the Month will help them to… read more.

Red Nose Day 17 fundraising logo

Posted: 15th March 2017

In the lead up to Red Nose Day – Friday 24th March we will be having lots of fun in aid of Comic Relief.  Each day will be dedicated to an activity – below is a calendar of our events, all our children and parents are encouraged to join in. We hope to raise lots… read more.

Wiggles and Giggles Chinese New Year Child Tastes Food

Posted: 30th January 2017

To celebrate Chinese New Year the children spent a very happy Friday painting, colouring and enjoying role play. They created cards and pictures of Chinese symbols and emblems using glitter, feathers, paint and crayons. We ended the day with a celebratory Chinese tea, eating noodles and munching on prawn crackers! The children were intrigued by… read more.

Children at Wiggles and Giggles were excited to meet Father Christmas

Posted: 16th December 2016

Last Friday we held our annual Wiggles and Giggles Christmas party. It was a very happy afternoon with lots of laughter, fun and play. The children enjoyed decorating Christmas biscuits, dancing and singing along to Christmas songs and most of all…meeting Santa Claus! Thank you to everyone who helped make this special event; particularly Santa,… read more.

Tesco worker and child selecting a satsuma slice

Posted: 8th December 2016

Following our  visit to Tesco, Quinton back in September we were happy to welcome members of the supermarket team to Wiggles and Giggles, as part of our Farm to Fork scheme. The children were excited to try different foods, and had chance to taste a Christmas fruit called persimmon.  We also used icing and sprinkles… read more.

Posted: 28th November 2016

We are incredibly proud to announce that our participation in the Raising Early Achievements in Literacy (REAL) project has received special recognition at Sandwell’s Childcare Celebration.  Last Thursday evening Lisa, who heads up the REAL project at Wiggles and Giggles, attended the special event along with Wiggles and Giggles practice manager, Sarah.  The award win… read more.

REAL Christmas workshop

Posted: 24th November 2016

We’ve kicked off a month of festive fun with a Christmas writing workshop.  Forming part of our Raising Early Achievement in Literacy (REAL) programme – ‘Early Writing’, our REAL co-ordinator, Lisa put together a range of activities to promote the children’s writing/mark making skills. Each class had a range of Christmas- themed activities including: Festive… read more.

Spot the Team Leader

Posted: 18th November 2016

We have had lots of fun raising money for BBC Children in Need this week, with a different activity planned for each day… Monday – Bake Sale Tuesday- Spotty Day Wednesday – Sponsored Spot’athon Thursday – Make a Pudsey Friday- Spot the Team Leader As you can imagine spots have featured very heavily in all… read more.

Posted: 11th November 2016

Wiggles and Giggles have marked the day of national remembrance with the children taking part in a number of commemorative activities. We created paper poppies using paint, tissues paper, sparkles and glitter, and using icing and edibles, we decorated poppy shaped biscuits. Outside in the playground staff, children and parents paused for the two minute… read more.

Posted: 7th November 2016

It really is celebration season here at Wiggles and Giggles, last Friday it was the turn of a certain Mr Guy Fawkes! Our fluorescent paint has come out of the cupboard once again as the children celebrated Bonfire Night with lots of colourful activities. As well as painting and sticking we had lots of messy… read more.