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Open Day 2016 – Saturday March 12th 2-4pm

We will be hosting our annual Open Day in March. Everyone is welcome to attend.  Teachers, parents and children will all be on hand to answer any questions you have and to show you around the Kindergarten. This will be a fun day for all the family. Saturday the 12th of March from 2-4pm All Welcome. For further information please... read more

Luka Bloom Fundrasier Concert in An Sanctoir

We are very happy to announce that Luka Bloom will be playing a special concert in An Sanctoir in Ballydehob on June the 17th to raise funds for the Two Rivers Kindergarten. Luka will be supported by the amazing Alyanya on the evening. Tickets can be bought from Budds or Levis Cornerhouse in Ballydehob and are €15 each. The last time Luka Bloom played in Ballydehob it was a sold out concert so get your tickets early if you don’t want to be disappointed. See you there!... read more

Clonakilty Games festival – lots of fun for the whole family (and free!)

The Clonakilty games festival is running again this year for the 3rd time and has some great treats on offer for games enthusiasts, kids, families and anyone who likes a bit of competitive fun! The festival runs from the 19th to the 21st of february 2016 and the streets of Clonakilty are transformed into a playground for all ages!! There’s a lot on offer – A Pirate Pete puppet & magic show, a Lego exhibition for your bussing builders, Mask making workshops, board game competitions and a special animal search on Sunday. Have a look at their website for full details on what’s on offer www.clongamesfest.com  ... read more

How we prepare Bean Sprouts

We use bean sprouts in a few of our lunch recipes here at the Kindergarten and this is how we prepare them. We steep the bean sprouts on a Monday morning. We then rinse the sprouts each morning and place them in a glass jug in a warm place. they are ready to eat in 3-4... read more

Brown Rice, Lentils & Bean Sprouts – Fridays

On Fridays we have Rice, Lentils and Bean Sprouts at the Kindergarten. Ingredients 1 Cup of Short grain Brown rice 1/2 cup of brown lentils 3 cups of water Olive oil & Tamari (we mix a little tamari with a lot of oil in a jar and shake it well) Bean sprouts (see how we prepare our sprouts here)   Method Cook the rice and lentils until all the water is gone. Keep the lid on to steam the rice some more. Serve with olive oil & tamari and bean sprouts.  ... read more

Pasta – Thursdays

On Thursdays we make pasta for lunch at the Kindergarten. Ingredients Brown pasta White pasta Cheddar Cheese Bean sprouts (see how we prepare our sprouts here) Olive Oil & Tamari (we mix a little tamari with a lot of oil in a jar and shake it well) Method Cook the pasta in boiling water. Serve the pasta with olive oil & tamari, grated cheese and bean sprouts.  ... read more

Millet – Wednesdays

On Wednesdays we make millet for lunch at the Kindergarten. Ingredients 1 Cup of Millet 1 Cup of Water Fruit Olive Oil & Tamari (we mix a little tamari with a lot of oil in a jar and shake it well) Method Cook at a low heat, stirring continuously, until all the water is gone. Keep the lid on to steam the millet further Chop up fruit Serve millet with olive oil and tamari, natural yoghurt and fruit... read more

Bread Rolls – Tuesdays

On Tuesdays we make bread rolls with the children at the Kindergarten. Ingredients Whole spelt flour White spelt flour dried yeast Salt Olive oil Warm water Honey 4 seed mix (can be put into the dough) Method   Mix some honey in warm water. Two parts whole flour to one part white Mix all the ingredients together. Roll into little balls (or into dog / dinosaur / star / cat shapes!) Put in a warm place to rise for 5 -10 minutes Cook for 10-15minutes at gas mark 5 Serve with honey, marmite or pear & apple spread and chunks of... read more

Rice & Lentils – Mondays

On Mondays we have Rice & Lentils at the Kindergarten. Ingredients 1 Cup of Short grain Brown rice 1/2 cup of brown lentils 3 cups of water Raw vegetables Olive oil & Tamari (we mix a little tamari with a lot of oil in a jar and shake it well) Method Cook the rice and lentils until all the water is gone. Keep the lid on to steam the rice some more. Serve with olive oil & tamari Chop up the raw vegetables to have with the rice.... read more

Advent Spiral Sunday the 6th of December

The annual Advent Spiral event will be held this Sunday the 6th of December. All Kindergarten children and their parents are invited to attend this magical event. The spiral will be in An Sanctoir and will start at 4.30pm. Please note that it is advised not to wear flowing dresses, long scarves etc. because of the candles.... read more

Christmas Fundraiser Evening of Music in Levis Cornerhouse Ballydehob

We are very lucky to have some very talented parents, supporters and friends of the Kindergarten who are giving their time and energy to a great fundraising evening happening this Friday the 4th of December at 8pm in Levis Cornerhouse in Ballydehob. The evening will be a relaxed affair and consist of a number of different people playing music – Steve & Aly, Bean & Irene, Miranda Mc Carthy and Stuart Wilde to name but a few! There is no entry charge but we will be passing the hat and all proceeds will go towards the running of the Kindergarten and we will also be selling raffle tickets on the night – so book your babysitters and come and join us for a good start to the festive... read more

Christmas Raffle

We are holding a Christmas raffle at The Two Rivers Kindergarten. There are some great prizes and winners will get to choose the prize that suits them best. Prizes include a Voucher for 2 at Have a Go Archery, a €50 Voucher for Budds Restaurant, A Gubeen Farm Christmas ham & cheese, a Handmade Mosaic Mirror and many more! Tickets are €2 each or you can buy 3 for €5 and all proceeds go towards the Kindergarten. Tickets are available from any of the parents or will be on sale at the counter in Budds restaurant in Ballydehob. Please help to support our lovely play school. Happy Christmas (and good luck!)  ... read more