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 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 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 […]

During the spring term children from the Penguins group aged 3-4 years in Carousel Nursery School Ruoholahti visited Sea Life in Helsinki.  Sea Life was chosen as the destination for the trip because it coincided with the group’s long-term project titled ’under the sea’.  Observing children’s interest in marine life specifically sea creatures, the teachers […]

In January, older children from the Dolphins group, at Carousel Nursery School Ruoholahti aged 2.5 -3 years undertook a trip to the Lauttasaari library. The trip was also the first trip of Spring term for the children. Children and teachers were rather excited about the trip. Getting to the library Children took public transport to […]

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 […]

An important element of the curriculum at Carousel Nursery School is to learn about one’s immediate environment and the local community. One of the ways this is accomplished is by undertaking trips to different places of interest within the Helsinki region. In August the children from Dragons group in Ruoholahti undertook a trip to Annantalo […]

In February children from the Dragons group in Ruoholahti nursery visited the Lego Art Exhibition at Iso Omena, Espoo. The trip was undertaken because of children’s interest in Legos and their ongoing project on construction. Preparing for the trip Needless to mention the children were very excited about the trip. There were discussions about the […]

  Preschool children and other older group children from the Ruoholahti nursery visited Arkki, School of Architecture for Children and Youth, Helsinki. The trip was undertaken for the children to attend a Lego city workshop especially organized for them. The workshop was done by an instructor and the children participated in it with great intrest and […]