I say preschool but it is nursery too so he has been going since he was 9 months old.
It's only a small setting and although he has had his own key workers he interacts with all the staff and it feels like one big family.
We've had our up's and downs but he has loved his time there! He is sad to be leaving but at the same time he is excited about starting big boy school.
Yesterday was the first of his leavers parties - pirate themed - full of mini activities to keep them entertained.
It was a great evening and the children were handed a gift and presented with a memento from their time at the nursery.
I wondered if I might be overcome with sentiment when I felt myself choking up during the last parents evening last week. Yep sure enough as we were leaving bang it hit!
|The boy through his nursery years|
The boy is excited for school but he is also sad about leaving his home from home which has had pretty much the same staff all the way through. So, how do you cheer up a sad preschooler? Tell him we will go to CBeebies land! That done the trick :-)
It gets better because in every issue of the CBeebies magazine from 16th July - 24 September you get two free kids tickets to various Merlin attractions, including CBeebies Land, when accompanied by a full paying adult. Tickets are also available for Legoland, Chessington & the Sealife center so there's a lot of money to be saved!