Entries by Jonathan Scott

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Indoor gym for children in Ruoholahti nursery

After the major expansion undertaken at Carousel Nursery School Ruoholahti, it has been possible to extend an indoor gym facility for children within the Ruoholahti setting.  The floor of the gym is covered with colourful soft mats, in order to avoid any injuries. There are also soft cushions of different colours, that children can jump […]

Children from the Dolphins group at Carousel Nursery School Ruoholahti visit Fire Museum, Helsinki

In the month of May children from the Dolphins group at Carousel Nursery School, Ruoholahti visited the Fire museum in Helsinki. The museum provides visitors a glimpse of Helsinki rescue department’s history. Just like the previous trip where children from the Dolphins group visited the Natural History Museum, this trip was also part of children’s […]

Children from the Dragons group at Carousel Nursery School, Ruoholahti visit Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art

Children from the Dragons group aged 4-5 years at Carousel Nursery School, Ruoholahti visited the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art in April. The trip was mainly organised to introduce children to three dimensional (3D) art-forms. Kiasma was also chosen as the place to visit because at the museum visitors are encouraged to produce their own […]

Children from the Dolphins group in Carousel Nursery School, Ruoholahti visit the Natural History Museum, Helsinki

Children from the Dolphins group aged 2-3 years visited the Natural history museum in April. The trip was undertaken as part of the group’s long-term project ’animals travelling around the world’. The Natural History Museum in Helsinki houses various exhibits centering around the theme of biodiversity in Finland and around the world. There are exhibits […]

School selection test results, Espoo and Helsinki 2019

School selection test results for various international and bilingual schools in Helsinki and Espoo, have been declared. We are pleased to announce that preschool children from Carousel Nursery School, Olari and Ruoholahti have done very well. Of all the children from Carousel Nursery School Olari who applied to the Espoo International School and different bilingual […]

Prechool children from Carousel Nursery School Ruoholahti visit Circus Finlandia

October is usually the month when Circus Finlandia visits the capital region. The Ponies group which consists of children aged 5 years up to Preschool visited circus Finlandia this year. The children and teachers were rather excited about the trip. The children and teachers discussed the rules for keeping safe when outside the nursery.   Getting there  Children took the bus and metro to reach circus […]

Olari children visit Matinkylä beach

In September children from the Yellow Tigers group in Olari visited the Matinkylä beach. The beach trip coincided with children’s ongoing project ‘different modes of transportation’. Children’s interest in water transport provided a perfect reason to organize the trip. Preparing for the trip Needless to mention there was considerable excitement among the children about the […]