Officrèche Blog

Favourite books for nursery aged children

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There are so many books to choose from, do you choose ones with flaps, ones with feely pages, ones that rhyme, ones with numbers??? The list goes on and on! The very Hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle Children love the predictability of this book; they enjoy helping the adult to read the story by naming […]


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Five books for pre-schoolers

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Over the last 20 years working in Early Years and having my own children, I have discovered some favourites that have stood the test of time and seem to capture any child’s imagination. The Gruffalo, or anything by Julia Donaldson The rhyming in these books is brilliant, children adore them. These books are fun, entertaining, […]


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Easy Costume Ideas For World Book Day

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World Book Day 2017 is on 2nd March 2017! As World Book Day descends once more, many of your little ones will want to dress up as their favourite book characters. This is such a lovely way for children to immerse themselves in the world on fiction, and to celebrate a love of reading too. […]


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Five Tips When Teaching Your Child To Read.

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Hello, my name is Tara Gahnstrom and I am the deputy manager and pre-school room leader at Officreche. I have been working in early years for just over ten years, and I have developed a true passion for this job. Most of my experience has been working with babies and toddlers, and now I am […]


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5 Books To Read On The Lead Up To Christmas

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Hi, I am Rebecca and I work in the Yellow room with the Preschool children. I work in the room with Elpi and Tara When I am not working I enjoy seeing friends and spending time with my little sister.


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