The Merry-Go Round Playgroup provides an exciting and stimulating environment for children between the ages of 2 years 4 months and 5 years.
Reminder for our open days this week!!
Next week we are holding our open days. On Tuesday the 22nd and Thursday the 24th of May from 9.30 am to 11.15 am in the Aytoun Hall. Merry Go Round is a supervised Play Group for Pre School children aged from 2 years and 4 months. It is fantastic opportunity to allow your children to play in a safe and loving environment, while helping your child to gain a little independence, in advance of them starting Nursery School or School. Please share with anyone who you think would be interested and try and get the word around.
[05/18/18] Next week we are holding our open days. On Tuesday the 22nd and Thursday the 24th of May from 9.30 am to 11.15 am in the Aytoun Hall. Merry Go Round is a supervised Play Group for Pre School children aged from 2 years and 4 months. It is fantastic opportunity to allow your children to play in a safe and loving environment, while helping your child to gain a little independence, in advance of them starting Nursery School or School. Please share with anyone who you think would be interested and try and get the word around.
Playgroup will be CLOSED tomorrow Thursday 1st of March due to the weather.
We will see you on Tuesday 6th March as normal.
[01/21/18] Good evening everyone! Hope you have all had a good first week back at playgroup and have enjoyed your weekend! Just to let you know that this week it is tartan week. Please can your child wear or bring something tartan on both Tuesday and Thursday! Thank you!
[10/31/17] Coffee morning this Saturday! If anyone would like a stall please get in touch. We also still have slots available to get pictures taken. Share with friends and family. Look forward to seeing lots of you there!
[10/28/17] Welcome back to all of our children . We hope you had a lovely October holidays. A warm welcome also to our new starts!! A little reminder that next week is our "scary hair" days at playgroup! We look forward to seeing what you come up with!
Reminder about our next fundraiser!! Next Saturday!
Our next fundraiser is our coffee morning on Saturday 4th of November 10am to 12noon in the Aytoun Hall. There will be a photographer there taking family or children's portraits, with time slots available throughout the morning. There will also be stalls if you want to get some Christmas shopping in! If you would like to book a slot for a photograph or you would like book a table for a stall please call Shona on 07952 267537. Look forward to seeing many of you there!!
[10/05/17] Our next fundraiser is our coffee morning on Saturday 4th of November 10am to 12noon in the Aytoun Hall. There will be a photographer there taking family or children's portraits, with time slots available throughout the morning. There will also be stalls if you want to get some Christmas shopping in! If you would like to book a slot for a photograph or you would like book a table for a stall please call Shona on 07952 267537. Look forward to seeing many of you there!!
[08/14/17] Hi everyone!! We hope you have all had a lovely summer holidays! Can't believe it has gone so quickly! Just a small reminder that playgroup starts back Tuesday 22nd of August. Look forward to seeing everyone next week!
[06/26/17] A little reminder that tomorrow is our last session before summer. We will be having our end of term party which is beach themed. Thursday only children are welcome to attend if you are free. Parents of children who are leaving playgroup are invited back at 11am for a little graduation presentation. See you in your beach attire tomorrow! 😎☀️🏖🏝
[06/05/17] A few people have asked if the trip will still be going ahead tomorrow with the rain forecast! The answer is YES. There are lots of sheltered bits and also indoor areas. Look forward to either seeing you at the car park before hand or meet you at auchingarrich! Any questions please ask or get in touch with Shona. (Remember the waterproofs!)
[04/15/17] Hope everybody is having a lovely easter holidays and possibly looking forward to some treats tomorrow! Just a note to remind you that playgroup starts back on Thursday 19th of April at 9.15am as Tuesday is an inservice day. Look forward to seeing everybody then! Happy Easter 🐣🐥🍫🍫!!
[03/23/17] Good evening. A little reminder that we will be having our Easter Party this coming Tuesday the 28th and it will run from 9.30-11am. Children are asked to make an easter bonnet to bring to the party with them. Parents/carers are more than welcome to stay for the party and please feel free to bring an easter bonnet for yourself!! We will also be selling our lucky squares for £1 each. This was started at the coffee morning and we will draw it at the end of the party. The playgroup and the lucky winner will half the money raised as their prize! Have a good weekend and we will see you on Tuesday! 🐣🐤🐣
[03/21/17] Good morning. A little reminder that today the children are getting a group photo taken so please be sharp at 9.15. Also if the children can please wear odd socks in support of Down syndrome awareness day.
[02/23/17] UPDATE TO PREVIOUS POST: We have now decided to CANCEL playgroup for today due to the conditions around auchterarder high street. Apologies for any inconvenience we will see everyone on Tuesday.
[02/23/17] PLEASE NOTE : Playgroup is running as normal this morning. Please let Shona know if you are unable to get there.
Saturday 4th of March is our next
coffee morning. Please come along to support our playgroup and bring family and friends too! There will be a raffle, bottle stall, cake and candy as well as various other stalls.
Parents/carers if you haven't already put your name down to help on the day it would be greatly appreciated if you could spare even half an hour to help the morning run smoothly.
Any prizes/bottles donations are appreciated and can be handed in at any playgroup session. Home baking donations can be handed in on the day.
[02/14/17] A little reminder that there is no playgroup on Thursday this week due to inservice days. See you all next Tuesday
[11/16/16] Just a reminder that there will be no playgroup tomorrow. We look forward to seeing everyone back on Tuesday 22nd.
Just a wee reminder that playgroup will not be running on Thursday as it is a school inservice day.
On Tuesday the children will be visiting the library which is always a lot of fun! It is also spotty week so please come wearing something spotty.
[11/01/16] This Saturday will be the playgroup coffee morning. Please come along and support the playgroup. We will have lots of delicious cakes and bakes as well as many prizes to be won! We still have places left for photos, these can be reserved by putting your name on the sheet that is on the playgroup notice board.
Saturday the 5th of November is our next coffee morning. Please come along and support the playgroup, bring friends and family too! We will have a raffle and bottle stall with great prizes, as well as a photographer taking photos. Slots for the photographer can be booked in advance by putting your name on the list on the notice board.
Any bottle/prize donations would be greatly appreciated and can be handed in to playgroup at session times. Any baking donations to be brought on the day.
We hope to see you all there!
We hope everyone has had a lovely holiday. Playgroup is back on Tuesday and we are very excited for the new term!
This week is crazy hair week, so it's time to get creative and come up with some crazy hair styles. Parent helpers you aren't getting out of this one, crazy hair for you too please!
[10/18/16] We still have some stalls available for our next coffee morning on the 5th of November, please get in touch if you are interested.
Just a little reminder that today is the last day of playgroup before the October holidays. We will be back on the 25th of October.
We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday!
[09/26/16] DATE FOR THE DIARY..... The next coffee morning will be on the 5th of November. Can we ask that a volunteer from each family is available to help on the day. And if you know any avid crafters / small businesses who would like a stall at the coffee morning please get in touch.
[09/26/16] This week at Merry Go Round the children will be learning all about traffic safety. This will include a visit from a local policeman!
This will be a very exciting week at playgroup, on Tuesday the children will be visiting the library to read some stories. Thursday is bring a bear day so the children can bring a furry friend along with them to playgroup.
We hope everyone has had a lovely weekend and has enjoyed the sunshine!
[08/31/16] Welcome back to all the children returning to MGR's and all the new children starting. we hope you have a wonderful time while you are with us. There is lots of exciting activities and events to look forward to this team, so be ready to get messy next week as we will be doing some painting on the 6th and 8th of September. And don't forget to bring your teddy bears on the 13th and the 15th of September for 'Teddy week' there will also be a visit to the Library too on the Tuesday.
[08/15/16] Just a reminder that the new term of MGR' starts next Tuesday the 23rd at 9.15 am. Looking forward to seeing everyone there. And if your new and you haven't enrolled pick up an application form from the reception desk at the Ayton Hall.
[07/04/16] Blackford Toddlers is running throughout the summer holidays at the Blackford Village Hall on Friday's from 10 am to 12 pm. £2.50 per family with snack and juice provided for kids and a cuppa and cakes for the adults.
[06/23/16] On behalf of all the parents and children we would like to say a huge Thank You and massive cuddles to Shona, Janice and Eilidh for all their hard work, fun and support over the past year at MGR. You create such a safe and fun environment for the children to learn and develop. Thank You and we hope you all have a wonderful Summer. Good luck to those Children who graduated today on their new journey to nursery school. The new term of Merry Go Rounds starts on the 23rd of August at 9.15 am. Good luck to all the new little ones starting and those returning for another year. Hope everyone has a wonderful Summer.
[06/17/16] The last week of MGR's this coming week for the summer season..... Leave your wellies and water proofs at home on Tuesday because its all about the beach. Come prepared in your shorts and t shirts and remember your shades, surf boards and buckets and spades.... Thursday is PARTY TIME..... Its fancy dress time, so get your super hero and princess dresses out. x
[06/12/16] Please remember the annual AGM meeting is on the 16th of June at 7pm in the Ayton Hall. If we could have as many parents attending as possible that would be most appreciated. Much thanks
[06/12/16] On the 14th of June there is a free play session at MGR and on the 16th we have an ' end of term surprise' I wonder what that could be...???
[05/31/16] Next Tuesday the 7th of June is special trip to Briarlands Farm, if you and your kids fancy a fun day out get your name down on the notice board.
[05/26/16] Messy play next week, my favourite, roll up your sleeves and get stuck in.....There will be lots of happy messy kids coming to greet us at the door next week..
[05/24/16] The summer trip will be on the 7th of June to Briarland Farm. Please sign up on the notice board to let the team know who is able to come and if you have an extra place in your car.
[05/24/16] Open days on at Merry Go Rounds this week for any parents wishing to attend with their children before enrolling. So come along on Thursday morning and see what its all about for yourselves.
[05/15/16] This week at MGR's its all about making surprises for Fathers day. So don't peek through the window or you ll spoil the surprise.
[05/10/16] There will be a very important visitor on Thursday at Merry Go Rounds, as this weeks theme is about 'people who help us'.... All will be revealed on Thursday
[05/10/16] Please can everyone who ordered photos ensure they bring their money to pay for them by next Tuesday the 17th of May. Much thanks
[04/22/16] The first week in May will have a Hospital theme to it. Please can all children coming to MGR's on the 3rd and 5th of May bring a doll or cuddly toy with them both days. Thanks and happy weekend to everyone x
[04/19/16] Just a reminder to say there will be no MGR on the 21st, 26th or 28th of April. Much thanks x
[04/04/16] Remember no Merry Go Rounds this week or next week, happy holidays x
|Tuesday||9:15am - 11:15am|
|Thursday||9:15am - 11:15am|
Fun, themed messy play classes where you can leave the mess behind! Suitable for babies from 4 months to 4 years
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