Hats off to Easter!

NEAABE120330b1, Easter bonnet parade at Kimberley pre school.
NEAABE120330b1, Easter bonnet parade at Kimberley pre school.

SCHOOLS, playgroups and shops have all been celebrating Easter this week with various fun days and Easter egg hunts.

Kids at Watnall playgroup did their annual egg roll, pupils at Brookhill Leys Primary School and Kimberley Pre-School took part in a Easter egg hunts, Langley Mill Infant School and Jacksdale Primary School hosted Easter bonnet parades and the Co-op in Eastwood hosted a fun day where they asked members of the public to donate Easter eggs for kids suffering from Cystic Fybrosis.

NEAABE120330b2, Easter bonnet parade at Kimberley pre school. Chloe walker and Alexander Skivington.

NEAABE120330b2, Easter bonnet parade at Kimberley pre school. Chloe walker and Alexander Skivington.

Brookhill Leys Primary School put on a small Spring fair and handed out clues to the children to find the Easter eggs. The fair raised more than £100 for the Broxtowe Womens’ Project which supports women who suffer from domestic violence.

The Co-op’s fun day last Saturday where they asked people to donate Easter eggs which could be taken up to kids at the Queen’s Medical Centre.

Kids at Jacksdale Primary School paraded up to the local garden centre and nursing home in their home-made Easter bonnets to sing to the residents.

Admin assistant at the school Mandy Gregory said: “We had all different sorts of hats, ones with chicks and straw stuck on, one with pink feathers and another one with a rabbit.

NEAABE120331a1, Easter fun day at CO-OP travel Eastwood. Rascal (Kate Cunningham), Kai Lancashire, Rachael Watson, Shelley Lancashire, Sarah Hoare and Annette Hayden.

NEAABE120331a1, Easter fun day at CO-OP travel Eastwood. Rascal (Kate Cunningham), Kai Lancashire, Rachael Watson, Shelley Lancashire, Sarah Hoare and Annette Hayden.

“They really enjoyed it and loved singing to all the residents at the home.”

NEAABE120323j1, Broxtowe womens project eastercegg hunt at Greasley beauvale school. Joey Cowlishaw, Keeleigh Christian and Katie Cowlishaw.

NEAABE120323j1, Broxtowe womens project eastercegg hunt at Greasley beauvale school. Joey Cowlishaw, Keeleigh Christian and Katie Cowlishaw.

NEAABE120323d1, Watnall pre-school children easter egg rolling.

NEAABE120323d1, Watnall pre-school children easter egg rolling.

NEAABE120323d2, Watnall pre-school children easter egg rolling.Ruby Conway and Nathaniel Gensler-Woodcock.

NEAABE120323d2, Watnall pre-school children easter egg rolling.Ruby Conway and Nathaniel Gensler-Woodcock.

NRHNBE120330d2, Easter bunny competition at Langley Mill infants school. Isobel Osborne, Kenzie Denman, Louis Brown and Eleanor Swift.

NRHNBE120330d2, Easter bunny competition at Langley Mill infants school. Isobel Osborne, Kenzie Denman, Louis Brown and Eleanor Swift.