Category Archives: Fun Events

Day Nursery Federal Center students picnic with teddy bears

supplies for teddy bear picnic

Ms. Kesha and Ms. Julia’s 2 ½ year old room from the Day Nursery Federal Center downtown went across to Veteran’s Park for a teddy bear picnic today.  They had Teddy Grams snacks and juice with their teddy bears and read the book Teddy Bear Picnic while they were there.

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Thankful Thursday: A salute to the Leap into Art committee

This Thankful Thursday we want to thank our Leap into Art committee who helped to raise the necessary funds to provide year round Arts for Learning programming for Day Nursery children. The following committee members hosted more than 150 guests at our IU Health Early Learning Center on Saturday, May 18th: Amy Cavin, Carolyn Dederer, Denise Hancock, Denise Holder, Doyia Turner, Ebony Reid, Jessica Barth, JoEllen Florio Rossebo, Joli Heavin, Kathy Drewes, Megan Hacker-Schnitzler, Sarah Ferguson, Susan Davis, Tami Earnhart, Kathy Wall and Olivia Roney. Special thanks to Chef Sam Brown, his Ivy Tech Culinary Arts students and to our Day Nursery cooks: Suzanne Carroll, Dollie Smith and Angie Brown. Here are a few pictures from the event.

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Downtown Indianapolis preschoolers enjoy annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Pre-k class at the Day Nursery Federal Center made their own paper mâché baskets for their annual egg hunt on the playground yesterday.  Sarah Parks, center director sent the photo and  big thank you to Mother Nature for the sun!!

Day Nursery student shows off her Easter basket during egg hunt on the preschooler's playground.

Preschool Pigskin Preview for Colts Blue Friday

We’ll be out on Friday with our camera looking for the Day Nursery Indianapolis Center with the best show of team spirit.  Don’t forget to show your blue tomorrow!  Go Colts!

Colts preschool pigskin

Day Nursery Pumpkin Cuties

The infants in Ms. Colleen’s room at Day Nursery Hendricks County center on the campus of IU Health West had great fun exploring pumpkins in their classroom.  So many senses to use!  If you know any families with young children who live or work near the Marion/Hendricks County line,  please make sure they know about this beautiful center.  It is open to the public.

Day Nursery IU Health celebrates Talk Like a Pirate Day

Did you know yesterday was the international Talk Like a Pirate Day?  The preschoolers at Day Nursery IU Health didn’t miss it. The Preschool 3 class at drew treasure maps using markers, pencils, and crayons. Then they painted over their drawing with tea so it would look old and weathered when it dried.

Day Nursery student making a treasure mapDay Nursery Indianapolis preschool student drawing her treasure map

Day Nursery Northwest students model Olympic training

Toddlers exercising on playgroundTonight, millions of people around the world will be glued to the television to see the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics in London.  A bit closer to home, and a few hours earlier, the Day Nursery Northwest Center staff will be gathering the students together for their own opening ceremonies scheduled for 10am.  Mrs. Renee Dixon, lead teacher in the Toddler 4 class has been heading the charge for the center to have its own international athletic competition. She arranged for each classroom to represent a country. Her class, Toddler 4 will be presenting Morocco. This is a sneak peek of their most recent training session.