News

This is the best place to keep up to date with all the goings on at First Steps. No two days are quite the same, so read all about it here:

Local Family Events

Cheshire Children’s Market Poynton Grab yourself a bargain with tables full of barely used baby and children’s toys and clothing. Wednesday 1st January from 10:30am Poynton Leisure Centre, Yew Tree Lane, Poynton Aladdin Performance by the Cheshire Youth Pantomime...

Dates for the Diary

23rd December – nursery closes for Christmas at 6pm 2nd January – nursery reopens at 7am 10th January – first music session for pre-schoolers 31st January – closing date for primary school...

News and Updates

Lauren Griffiths will be starting her maternity leave in January, please join us in wishing her the best of luck with her new little one and we look forward to welcoming her back in the Autumn. You may be aware that we have started to use online profiles for your...

Tip of the Month

Tip: Preventing Festive Meltdowns Christmas can be a difficult time of year for toddlers and tweenies. All the excitement in the lead up to the big day, coupled with endless parties, staying up later than ususal, sugar overload and a lack of routine, can add up to...

What’s Coming Up

In January, we’ll be focusing on the themes of winter, weather and the Polar Arctic regions. Chinese New Year will be another theme. We’ll be trying some Chinese food, including fortune cookies, and doing some fun craft and learning activities based on the...

First Steps Family

Between the ages of 12 and 18 months your child will move into our Tweenies room. It’s an environment that encourages them to explore and gain confidence now they’re walking around. Activities in the Tweenies room aim to develop their curiosity and new sense of...

What We’ve Been Up To

The weeks leading up to Christmas are one of our favourite times in the nursery as we plan and take part in all our festive events with the children. We hope you enjoyed this year’s nativity which was our biggest and best yet with over 30 children in the group. Due to...

Local Family Events

Winter Wonderland Experience Stockport is greeted by its very own Snow Fairy that waves her magic wand and starts the countdown to Christmas! Saturday 16th November from 4:15pm-8pm Merseyway Shopping Centre Cheshire Children’s Market Come grab yourself a bargain with...

Dates for the Diary

Xmas closing dates – Nursery closes on Monday 23rd December and re-opens on Thursday 2nd January Xmas party – Friday 20th December, all children are welcome

News & Updates

Welcome to our new team member Fareeha who has joined our preschool and early years team. Fareeha will be working towards her NVQ3 and is educated to degree level, we’re sure she’ll be a brilliant addition to the team. As you may be aware we are in the process of...

Tip of the Month

Tip: Bathing your Baby From: Gemma O’Hare Our baby expert Gemma O’Hare answers all your questions about baby bath-time. How often should I bath my baby? The frequency of your baby’s baths is really down to how much they enjoy being in the water. Three times a week...

What’s Coming Up

This month, we’re focusing on a literary theme as we look at traditional stories and rhymes.  Our team will be doing lots of activities based on nursery rhymes with the children – as well as myths and legends from throughout history. Around this time of year, we also...