National Childhood Services Week 2018 - 2020

As part of our National Childhood Services week 2021, we are looking for you the practitioners to participate in in the recording of our Banaha Challenge. The song we have chosen for this activity is Banaha, a Congolese folk song, from the Katanga Province in southern Congo and today is sung all over the world. You as practitioners are being asked to send us your clips of taking part in our Banaha Challenge. All you have to do is send your own take of this to …………………..

Banaha Links: Banaha · R. Robinson ·

Amadeus IN Banaha Body Percussion Practice

 Banaha Song2




Here are two videos of National Childhood Services Week in 2018



 Here is a video of National Childhood Services Week 2019


Here is a video of National Childhood Services Week 2020


Here is a selection of some of the fantastic work Early Learning and Care services did in 2020 to keep connected with children and families when they were close


Lilliputs  Mullinahone Community Community Playgroup                                                                                              Tipperary

Lilliputs1           Mullinahone1             

The Wendy House Dundalk           Tubbercurry FRC                       
Thw Wendy House           Tubbercurry FRC         

Happy Days Preschool Ratoath                       Greenwood Montessori          

 Ratoath Preschool 3      Greenwood Montessori

ELMS Montessori                                                             The Hive County Meath


Paisti Preschool                                                             Jellytots Glamire County Cork                                                   

Paisti Preschool       Jellytots Glanmire

Galway Steiner Kindergarten                              Scallywags Muckross

Galwy Steiner          Scallywags Muckross       

Teach Spraoi Ennis County Clare                           Busy Beavers

Teach Spraoi           Busy Beavers

Aladdins Corner Creche & Montessori                Lilliputs Montessori School Cork

Aladdins Corner      Lilliputs

 Piccolini Play & Learn Preschool Enniskerry