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Spooky Goings On…

It’s that time of year again, when the gremlins, spectres and wacky witches cross over from the dark side, yes it’s Halloween! Here at Monkey Puzzle day nursery Southport we nerve need much of an excuse to get into spooky fancy dress, so we have been celebrating Halloween all week playing ghoulish games and even […]

Something Fishy’s Going On In Southport

Here at Southport Monkey Puzzle we love taking the children to explore the local community and being located so close to sea, what better place to visit than a local fishmonger, Wesley’s Fish! The children got to see lots of different species of fish and watch how Terry the fishmonger prepares his catch for his […]

Parent’s Take Home Bags

If you haven’t already seen, you will find our new activity packs on the ground floor near the coat pegs. The bags contain plenty of things for you and your toddler to be creative with. There are also some great books to take home and read, “Aliens Love Underpants” (yes it really is called that!) […]

Healthy Eating, Healthy Living!

As you may know we strive to serve 5 portions of fruit and veg each day, much of the time we exceed that. This September, with that in mind, we are concentrating on the theme of healthy well-being. The children exercise every morning with our ‘shake and wake’ class and throughout the week, healthy lifestyles […]

Welcome To Our New Robot!

It’s been another busy week at Monkey Puzzle Southport. First we installed a brand new computer in the nursery, this addition adds to the nursery iPad. The children love using both and have taken to the technology seamlessly, not long before they’re helping their parents struggling with their own computers we think! Without doubt the […]

Guess who’s Coming To Tea

Guess who is eating us out of house and home?! The accompanying picture might explain it… We are baking our own cookies this week and hope they don’t get eaten up too quickly by you know who! Later this week we will be holding our own tea party and picnic, hopefully in the park (weather […]

Dear Zoo Fun!

Well, we’ve had a fun start to September! Our Tweenies have been taking part in ‘Dear Zoo’ activities, drawing, cutting play-doh shapes and running around the playground having lots of fun like their favourite animals from the book, Dear Zoo. The day was a great success and the Tweenies creativity and animal noises kept us […]

Bugs, Giant Turnips And Magic Beans!

All our children have been busy in the  garden looking for bugs and creepy crawlies, planting potatoes, marigolds, sweet peas and much much more including magic beans! This was extended to story time where they all enjoyed ‘Jack and the Beanstalk‘ and The Giant Turnip’. Later in the week our Pre-school and Toddlers had a […]