Friday, September 23rd, 2016
We cherish the importance of family in our creches and during the year we like to celebrate special days with our children and their families. This year we celebrated with Mother’s Day Breakfasts for all the wonderful Mummies and Father’s Day Breakfasts for all the wonderful Dads. Last week we celebrated some other wonderful people in the children’s lives, their grandparents! National Grandparents Day was on Sunday September 11th and here’s how we celebrated these important people in our children’s lives!
Our Preschoolers in Park West made lovely cards for their Grannies and Grandads!
Gardening Fun with Children
Spring is here!
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Christmas fun with the family
Christmas is a fun time of year for children and their families.
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We love Halloween in Giraffe! The children and staff alike love decorating the centres and dressing up and really getting into the spirit of the spooky season! Each centre held a Halloween party and the children were delighted to dress up and see their carers dress up! For some of the younger children, it was […]
Tuesday, November 13th, 2018Read More
Spring has Sprung!
While the seasons are slowly changing from winter to spring, and the days continue to get a little bit brighter, the children in Giraffe have enjoyed a wide range of spring time activities. Below are just some of the wonderful events that have taken place over the last few weeks in our centres: Pyjama Day […]
Friday, March 16th, 2018Read More
Summertime Fun @ Giraffe
Here are the highlights from our Summer Festivals in 2017!
Monday, August 28th, 2017Read More
A quick and healthy dinner receipe from Chef Natalia
The children are waiting patiently at the lunch table, while Chef Natalia presents them with one of their favourite dishes…. Pork & Apple Casserole! Natalia has been our chef at Giraffe Blanchardstown for 4 years, and creates exciting seasonal menu options for the children. Pork and Apple Casserole from our Spring Menu The ingredients in this […]
Monday, June 19th, 2017Read More
Tuesdays with Grandpa Peter
Peter’s story-time tradition started after our Leopardstown centre held their annual Grandparents Day in September & invited the children’s grannies and granddads to join them for games and activities.
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017Read More
Easter Egg-citement at Giraffe
The children were all very egg-cited when a special Easter visitor hopped into our creches last week!
Wednesday, April 19th, 2017Read More
Travelling with Tots
Some helpful travel tips
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017Read More
Staying fit as a Family
Staying fit as a Family
Wednesday, February 15th, 2017Read More
Their world is our world
Giraffe Training Academy – Toddler Staff Workshop Last Saturday, Giraffe Childcare’s Training Academy hosted a training day for 63 practitioners with Lillian and Carol from Early Childhood Ireland, delivering workshops on Facilitating Play Based Learning. Our senior crèche managers acted as our In-House workshop facilitators on the day, and covered a wide range of topics on Managing Children’s […]
Thursday, November 10th, 2016Read More
Summer festival Fun at Giraffe
Summer is festival time in Giraffe! The children look forward to the Summer Festivals every year, and every Giraffe Centre hosts different events through the summer months. This year, we saw Teddy Bear Picnics, Jungle Days, Magic Shows & Magicians, Beach days, Family BBQs and much much more! We have as many fun outdoor activities […]