Grandparents Day


Friday, September 23rd, 2016

_Being a Grandparent isn't a big thing, it's a million little things_
 

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!

 

We celebrated Grandparents’ Day in Leopardstown by inviting the Grandparents in to visit their little grandchildren during the day! Grannies, Grandads, Nanas, Poppas, Grandma and Grandpas were all welcomed with freshly made scones, muffins with tea and coffee.The children also treated them to plenty of imaginary cups of tea! They enjoyed reading stories, playing games and puzzles and running around in the garden with their grandchildren! 😊 Thank you for joining us and making memories!

 

 

 

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