Summertime Fun @ Giraffe
Monday, August 28th, 2017
Festival time in Giraffe means that our centres are transformed into Castles, Jungles, Under-sea kingdoms and Pirate Ships! The children’s imagination and creativity help us to choose what themed activities take place each week.
We were so lucky with the weather this summer, as we try to host as many fun outdoor activities as possible to make the most of the fresh air and sunshine.
Here are the highlights from our Summer Festivals in 2017!
Sports Day is a great opportunity for children to get active and experience new games and sports with their friends. In Park West, the tyres made an excellent obstacle course and in Navan the egg and spoon race was the most popular activity for the little ones.
Fairytale Day – Navan
Prince and princess Day was a big hit in Navan with all the children and staff getting in the spirit of it!
Circus Day in Griffeen
The children in Griffeen had a splendid Circus Day, selling and buying tickets, walking the tightrope and jumping through hoops.
Jungle Days were one of the most popular days in the centres this summer, with David Griffin, Jungle Dave visiting centres with his amazing collection of pets. The children had lots of questions and were very brave holding the spiders and the snakes!
Beach Party (indoors and outdoors!)
Teddy Bears’ Picnic Harcourt Road
Lots of the children had camping trips this summer – learning how to put up tents, create their own pretend camp fires and even toasting marshmallows!
Family BBQ Fun!
Every centre hosts an annual summer BBQ, inviting parents and families to come together and celebrate. These get-togethers are a fantastic way to meet other parents, catch up with your child’s edu-carers and enjoy some summer foods. Thank you to our talented and creative Centre chefs who take time out of their busy week to prepare the delicious BBQ treats and Feasts for the children and all the adults as well!
Fun at the IFSC BBQ
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