Daddy, I Love You

Daddy, I Love You

Daddy, I Love You Daddy, I love you For all that you do. I’ll kiss you and hug you ‘Cause you love me, too. You feed me and need me To teach you to play. So smile ’cause I love you On this Father’s Day. Source – Rathfarnham D...

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Sausage Casserole

Sausage Casserole

Sausage Casserole Breakfast Sausages Diced Soup Mix (veg) Mashed Potato Chicken Gravy Italian seasoning 1 Fill pot three Quarters full of cold water. 2 Add sausages to pot and bring to boil, remove and cut into bite size pieces. 3 Add diced soup mix &...

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Crispy Crunchy Biscuits

Crispy Crunchy Biscuits

Crispy Crunchy Biscuits Preparation time: 20 minutes Quantity: Makes 9 or so Cooking time: 12 minutesIngredients 100g / 4 oz butter – softened 150g / 6 oz plain flour 50g / 2 oz caster sugar Method Cut the butter in to small cubes sift the flour in ...

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Bubble Prints

Bubble Prints

Bubble Prints What You Need: Paint Dishwashing Liquid Straw What You Do: Mix 1 part paint to 2 parts dishwashing liquid in a bowl. Have your children blow into the bowl with a straw. This will cause bubbles to form over the top of the bowl. Now have your ...

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Chicken & Tomato Pasta

Chicken & Tomato Pasta

Chicken & Tomato Pasta Chicken Breasts Penne Pasta Diced Soup Mix (veg) Chopped Tomatoes Mixed Herbs Tomato Puree Dried Basil Cornflour (to thicken) 1 Fill pot with cold water. 2 Add chicken breasts to pot, cook thoroughly remove & chop. 3 Add dic...

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Paper Family Tree

Paper Family Tree

Paper Family Tree 1 – Draw a large tree with many branches. 2 – Cut out leaves from the green construction paper or use leaf rubbings that you cut out. Each leaf will represent a person in the child’s family and should be big enough to w...

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Flower Crown

Flower Crown

Flower Crown 1 – Cut a slit through the center of the paper plate, leaving about an inch at the edges of the plate. Cut three more slits. 2 – Bend the triangles formed by the cuts upwards, forming leaf-like shapes. Paint the crown light green ...

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Nutrition

Nutrition

Here at Rathfarnham Day Care, we promote healthy nutritional choices for our children. We feel it is important at this young age to introduce and educate our children about good nutrition and the health benefits of eating well. We provide healthy meals an...

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What is HighScope?

What is HighScope?

What is HighScope? HighScope was first established in the United States in 1969. It is an approach to early learning which identifies and builds on children’s strengths, interests and abilities. The HighScope approach enables children to be actively ...

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Montessori in Rathfarnham

Montessori in Rathfarnham

1) Practical Life The purpose and aim of Practical Life is to help the child gain control in the coordination of his movement, and help the child to gain independence and adapt to his society. Practical life exercises include pouring, sorting, food prepar...

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