Playgroup/Montessori - Happydays Creche

By: Happydays Creche  05/12/2011
Keywords: Social Skills

We offer playgroup for children aged two and six months upwards. The playgroup runs every morning during school term from 9:00am – 12:00am. We tie our midterm breaks with Bishop Shanahan National School, Templeogue.

There are three playgroup rooms. The children use play to explore their senses and surroundings. They are encouraged to develop their imagination and personality through natural means such as water, sand, painting and playdough. The children spend half of their morning in the playgroup areas where they are given confidence to develop social skills through group and physical games. They have weekly themes where they learn, sing-songs and make crafts based on topics from their surroundings such as different foods or animals.

During the morning the larger group of children will learn through the Montessori method of education where sensory development is encouraged through interactive experiences. Children individually learn through natural and practical activities such as threading and pouring. It is our aim to enhance each child’s social, cognitive, and physical development in order to give them the strongest base on which to move to “big school”

Keywords: Social Skills

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Services - Happydays Creche

We provide after-school care care and collection service for St. Pius National School, Terenure and Bishop Shanahan National School, Templeogue. All full-day children from the ages of 2½ years to five attend the playgroup montessori from the hours of 9:30 until 12:00am. Those partaking of half-day care would stay for five hours depending on the requirements of parents and prior arrangements.


Full Day Care - Happydays Creche

The toddler is encouraged in physical development through playing, dancing or in the garden while also learning the importance of sitting and enjoying quieter activities such as jigsaws or story time. In the morning children in the playgroup are joined by friends and attend the Montessori.During the afternoon the children are given less structured play.


After School - Happydays Creche

When the children arrive from school they can either complete their homework with Sarah if their parent wishes, or have time to rest by taking some time do wind down from the school-day with group games with Nicola. We offer after-school collection service to Bishop Shanahan National School, Templeogue and St. Pius National School, Terenure.


Price List - Happydays Creche

280 per month (non ECCE children, free as part of ECCE scheme. Full Day Care - Babies.