The best thing about Easter (apart from the chocolate!) is the nice, long weekend that we get to spend with our family. With the fine weather now making an appearance, it is also great to able to get out and about again and soak up a bit of spring sunshine! There are lots of ‘egg-citing’
At Park Academy, we know that children learn in many different ways, so we embrace a holistic approach to education from the very beginning. Our baby rooms provide many opportunities for exploration and children are enabled to learn actively within their surroundings.
Our guest blogger Annette from FourAcorns shares her advice on the best outdoor clothing for children…
Today is a very special day at Park Academy, as our longest serving team member celebrates 20 years of service! Aideen started in our ‘Jellytots’ room in Cabinteely in 1996, when her love for children was equally matched by her love for George Michael. Her new role meant that her musical repertoire quickly extended to Barney
Park Academy Childcare are delighted to welcome Julie Dillon, as the newest member of our creche support team. Julie will be teaching the children music every week and her classes will be a fantastic addition to our activity schedule.
At Park Academy Childcare, we prepare a large selection of dishes with a huge variety of fresh ingredients. Not only does this provide a balanced and nutritious diet for our children, but it also promotes a more adventurous attitude towards food. The more foods and flavours a child has been exposed to from a young
Eoghan McConigley & Cliodhna O’ Neill from Park Academy’s Nature Kindergarten explain the endless sensory benefits that the forest presents to children.
This recipe is a quick and easy way to add some variety into a child’s diet. Couscous salad is perfect for lunch, or an accompaniment for dinner, and will contribute towards your child’s five a day. It also makes a great alternative to sandwiches, for parents who are trying to cut down on their bread
Ingredients: Tin of chopped tomatoes Bag of baby leaf spinach Handful of basil leaves 2 cups of yellow split peas, cleaned and drained. 1 clove of garlic 1 onion A pint and a half of vegetable stock Method: – Sauté the onion and garlic in a hot pan. – Add tomatoes, basil, and spinach leaves
Here is a simple, one pot, one dish recipe to use up some of the leftover turkey meat this Christmas. It will also make good use of any extra breadcrumbs and fresh herbs that are still in your fridge. Turkey can be dry, so the creamy sauce in this recipe adds some much needed moisture to
This delicious and simple recipe has no added sugar. It also looks great as a Christmas dessert, dusted with icing sugar. The sweet potato and banana ensure that the brownies are moist & gooey…as well as providing lots of goodness! Sweet potatoes are one of the healthiest foods you can eat, packed with Beta Carotene, anti-oxidants, Vitamin
For the ultimate Santa experience… 1. The Santa Experience – Ilac Centre The Santa Experience is located at the Ilac Centre in Dublin so it’s the perfect destination for Christmas shoppers. The event, which is run in association with Dunnes Stores, has proved very popular over the past seven years and has won awards including ‘Best