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Kids in the allotment
Allotment News Update

It’s been another good week at the allotment. We have harvested some of our potatoes and it looks to be a good crop. Children of all ages were involved in getting potatoes out of the ground. We have also planted many strawberries runners so we can refresh our strawberry plants next year if necessary. The […]

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Weekly News Content

This week the babies have been busy welcoming / settling new friends into the room. We are currently working on / developing our five senses awareness. We have taken a visit to our allotment , collected herbs and brought them back to nursery were we have made scented sensory bags to keep in our loose […]

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Allotment News

In this update I am focusing on the pre-school group as this week is possibly their last allotment visit before they start in P1.  It’s amazing to think that some of them have been visiting the allotment since they were very young, and helped to plant key plants such as the apple tree.  We focused […]

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Tweenies News

This week the Tweenies have been exploring sand and water play. We have loved the sand pit and the water trays both indoors and outdoors. We have been walking in our local community to local parks, the allotment where we made lavender perfume and collected pumpkins. We took the parachute to the park with a […]

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Baby Room News

This week we have had a busy week being outdoors . We have had a lovely visit to the allotment where we explored all areas and tasted fresh produce such as raspberries and cucumber. We walked around the community to grow in confidence. We have discussed and decided in the baby room to change the […]

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Pre School News

This week the Pre School children have been involved  in role play with their friends. Outdoors they have been using the loose parts as props to support them acting out The three billy goats gruff and the three little pigs. We have been supporting the Tweenie’s moving into the Pre School room who are all […]

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Allotment News

The change in the weather has been helpful at the allotment, because we don’t have to do just as much watering now.  This week the Tweenies made Lavender bags with the freshly harvested Lavender flowers. Everyone liked the smell very much.  They also planted some green manure seeds, which helps add nutrition into the soil […]

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Babies Weekly

This week we have been extremely busy in the baby room. We have spent lots of time outdoors visiting different places in the local community. We started of our week at the royal botanic gardens were the babies had free time to explore there surroundings. During our time of growing in confidence walking in the […]

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Allotment News

It’s been flowers, flying saucers and fun this week at the allotment. The flowers are really coming into their own with the sunflowers now blooming, and the beautiful scented lilies fully open, as you can see in the photos.  We are recording everything we harvest in a folder, and I think we will be amazed […]

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Baby Room News

This week we have been busy within the baby room being mainly outdoors. We started our week by visiting Roz at the allotment, we tasted raspberries, peas and red currents. We replanted flowers and watered them then explored water play. We have been supporting the older babies to take steps and explore the community more […]

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Pre School News

It’s been another sunny week, the Pre School children have been enjoying the outdoors. We visited the the allotment, watering, harvesting potatoes and planting peas. We had a clear out of our story books and took some along to the local charity shop. Some indoor activities have included write our names with our letter stones, […]

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Tweenies Update

This week the Tweenies have explored our expanded home corner, we have loved having the babies bath in the room and the shopping basket. The children have been exploring the imaginative skills while exploring and have been excited to use the till, chefs outfit and China cutlery. The Tweenies have e pored an animals habitat […]