Whitecross day nursery children treated to very special visit

Whitecross day nursery children treated to very special visit

Whitecross Day Nursery staff and children with the Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Whitecross Day Nursery staff and children with the Very Hungry Caterpillar.

First published in News

CHILDREN at a Hereford nursery were treated to a very special visit last week.

The very hungry caterpillar was the special guest at Whitecross Day Nursery on Tuesday (July 15) after the centre won a draw to meet the well-known and treasured character.

Donna Crispin, deputy supervisor at the nursery, said: "In March we held an event to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Very Hungry Caterpillar book and to raise money for Action for Children – a charity which supports the most vulnerable and neglected children and young people throughout the UK.

"We had a sponsored obstacle race and a raffle and raised around £600 and because we got the money in early we were entered into a draw to meet the character and were chosen out of 750 nurseries.

"The children loved meeting him – they really enjoyed it."

Kim Izzard from "Action for Children" also popped in to deliver a collection of prizes to the nursery.

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