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Easter Camp 2017

Date: April 12, 2017 Author: Admin Categories: Events, General, News

This year, we will be running special Easter camps for children on the weeks of the school holidays. As part of Healthy Ireland’s Smart Start Programme, we are supporting children’s Emotional Well Being and their Physical Well Being over the two weeks of Easter.

“In partnership with the adult, children will develop and nurture their sense of wonder and awe”- Aistear: Well-being, Aim 3, learning Goal 3.

The schedule for Activities is as follows:

Week 1

Monday 10th April

Art & Crafts from Recyclables: bunny bowling, bunny hop races, chicken finger tips

Baking: Easter biscuits

Eggs-periments: Invisible eggshells

Emotional Well-Being: Yoga for well-being

Tuesday 11th April

Scrambled eggs for breakfast

Art & Crafts from Recyclables: Easter headbands, making cress characters

Eggs-periments: Easter colour explosion

Breda’s hens are coming to visit!

Emotional Well-Being: Making finger puppets showing our emotions.

Wednesday 12th April

Art & Crafts from Recyclables: Bunny boxes, Eggs in a basket collage, Easter colours & crafting daffodils

Making our special recipe quiche

Bring in an old sock to make Sock Bunnies

Eggs-periments: Egg in a bottle

Emotional Well-Being: Drawing our faces & showing our emotions

Thursday 13th April

Art & Crafts from Recyclables: painting with spring colours & making baskets for our treasure hunt

Making prop boxes for our ‘What I’m feeling’ books

Fun drumming: Expressing our emotions through drumming

Emotional Well-Being: Building indoor and outdoor camps – Please bring in your old sheets!

Friday 14th April

Eggs-travaganza: Easter Party & party games & Easter egg hunt

Angel’s rabbits and hens are coming to visit!

Emotional Well-Being: Spreading happiness! Paying forward a smile!

Egg-travagant fancy dress event!

Week 2

Monday 17th April

Bank Holiday

Tuesday 18th April

9.30 – 11.30 am FAI’s Lisa Dower will coach football skills

Get Up & Go with Aidan & Lou, Nell’s mam & dad

Fundamental Movement: Team Games

Action songs: Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes

Burpee Bonanza!

Wednesday 19th April

9.30 – 11.30 am FAI’s Lisa Dower will coach football skills

Freda, Penelope’s daughter will give a Tae Kwon Do demo

Fundamental Movement: Locomotive skills

‘Full Of Mean Ahh’ aka Leigh Anne will give master class to our Skaters

Jumping Jacks!

Thursday 20th April

9.30 – 11.30 am FAI’s Lisa Dower will coach football skills

Ciara, Mollie’s mam will give us a Mai Thai lesson

Yoga for Well Being

Fundamental Movement: Co-ordination

Mountain Climbers!

Friday 21st April

9.30 – 11.30 am FAI’s Lisa Dower will coach football skills

Fundamental Movement: Stability

Get Up & Go! Presentation of certs

Campers Mini Marathon – twice around the block!

Celebrating Smart Start with an afternoon Fancy Dress Disco

Music by Ciara, Mollie’s mam followed by our Disco ‘til late!

Please remember…Wear play clothes suited to the activities listed & bring in a spare set of labelled clothes. The activities’ schedule may vary from playroom to playroom.