It’s already been two months since Sam started nursery. It’s been touch and go, for eight weeks he’s not been so overly ethusiastic about the whole thing.
Every morning he goes through a phase of ‘No nursery mummy… please!‘ How heart breaking is that?! But it’s obviously good for his social and learning skills and most of all, he seem to forget about the whole thing once he is in there.
He is slowly coming out of his shell and every week he seem to make new friends and talk about things he has done during the day, it’s a slow progress, but we’re getting there.
So I was pretty chuffed when Sam was invited to take part in Children with Leukaemia’s Marathon Challenge. My little man’s challenge is to learn 26 Makaton signs by the 30th November 2010.
Makaton is a unique language programme offering a structured, multi-modal approach, using signs and symbols, for the teaching of communication, language and literacy skills for people with communication and learning difficulties.
He enjoys watching Something Special on Cbeebies, where Makaton sign is used to encourage children to join in with a variety of activities, songs, dance, role play and games.
Sam’s challenge with raise money for his nursery group and for children who are suffering from leukaemia. So it is all for a good cause and he will also learn at the same time, hopefully giving him confidence to enjoy nursery more!
If Sam successfully complete his challenge he will be rewarded with a certificate and depending on how much he raised he will also receive one of the items listed below:
- £5+ – A Mr. Happy Klip’emon
- £10+ A pack of three Mr. Men Klip’emons
- £15+ Exclusive Mr. Men stickers and the pack of three Klip’emons
- £25+ A fantastic Mr. Men book, stickers and the pack of three Klip’emons
If you would like to donate to Sam’s challenge, please contact me or donate on the PayPal link below. Any amount is welcome how ever small. Thank you! :love: