The Great Big Read, an event created to excite children about reading and to raise money and awareness for a free book library for parents, was hosted by Tops Day Nurseries in Winchester between Monday 1st March until Sunday 14th March.
Invitations were sent out to encourage volunteers to virtually join the nurseries to take part and Councillor Jackie Porter was more than happy to take part and read story books with the children. We hope to welcome her back when Covid restrictions are lifted.
As part of the Great Big Read, Tops Winchester were joined by Councillor Jackie Porter on Zoom to share a story with the Pre-School children. Jackie read the story of “Colin and Lee, Carrot and Pea” which the children really enjoyed and tongue twist story which the children found really funny. The children had so much fun, listening to the stories, thank you Jackie.
With the support of Independent Usborne Organiser Vanessa Marsh from Pop-Up Bookshop, Tops Day Nurseries took part in the Great Big Read in order to raise awareness of the importance of reading, provide opportunities for their children to read and be read to and to raise funds for their book lending library. Tops Day Nurseries created their lending library to allow parents and children access to books and other reading materials that they may not have previously been able to access.
Tops Day Nurseries offers care for children from 3 months – school age, as well as having an afterschool and holiday club for children up to the age of 8. Parents can benefit from extended opening hours of 6am-8pm subject to demand, for, 52 weeks a year including Bank Holidays. This is as well as the number of extra-curricular activities such as Forest School, which extend the experiences children have whilst at nursery. For more information, please call 0801 699650 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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