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Tweenies Weekly – w/c 10 June

This week the Tweenies have been busy exploring their hairdressers. Due to recent interest among all the Tweenies, we transformed our home corner into a hair salon. The Tweenies have loved brushing, styling and pretending to wash their peers’ hair.  We had another great step it up dance session where the Tweenies used different props […]

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Babies Weekly – w/c 10 June

The babies have been loving listening and dancing along to the music and on Friday they had great fun doing the actions at Caterpillar music to baby shark and other songs.  We have been playing a lot in Victoria park. Playing on the swings and slide in the baby park, and catching bubbles on the […]

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Allotment Weekly – w/c 10 June

There are lots of good things to tell you about this week. We entered a pallet garden into Gardening Scotland at the end of May, and the children got a Gold Award for their efforts. The theme decided upon by Pre-school was a ‘Night and Day’ garden. This worked very well as can be seen […]

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Tweenies Weekly – w/c 29 April

This week, the Tweenies have been busy exploring the local community on the trike. The Tweenies were very excited to have a turn sitting in the trike alongside their peers as they looked at different things they saw in the park. We have worked on our fine motor skills and problem solving skills by cutting […]

Babies Weekly – w/c 8th April

We have had a busy outdoor week in the baby room. We have made the most of the lovely weather and decided to do story time in the park, the babies opted for holding and looking through their own books. We promote physical development and encouraged exploration of the play park with all babies engaging […]

Allotment Weekly – w/c 8th April

The growing season is in full swing now and we can’t plant enough seeds quick enough. The poly tunnel is getting very full with germinating seeds in their trays. Some crops have been sown directly into the poly tunnel soil so we can get early crops of radish, spinach, peas and lettuce. All three groups […]

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Allotment Weekly – w/c 25 March

We have had great weather this week and it finally feels like time to really get going with planting and sowing seeds. So Pre-School have planted radishes and spinach seeds, and the Babies have planted lily bulbs in pots.  The onions, peas and other flowers planted a few weeks ago are doing well. The Pre-School […]

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Allotment Weekly – w/c 4th March

This week, we have been doing our gardening jobs at the nursery, mainly because it has been a very wet week! I recorded 1.5 inches of rain in our rain gauge at the allotment. The Pre-School group have planted red onions in trays and laid out King Edward and Charlotte potatoes to chit. They will […]

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Pre-School Weekly – w/c 25 February

This week, the Pre Schoolers have had a mixture of outdoors and indoors; choosing where they would like to play themselves. Tree climbing has been popular and a great example of risky play. The children have worked together to help each other climb. There has also been lots of roleplay in the mud kitchen, a […]

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Tweenies Weekly – w/c 25 February

This week, the Tweenies have enjoyed a walk in our community to see the local ducks and swans. The children made quacking noises as they saw the ducks. The swans grabbed their attention as some of the children shouted “wow!” as the swans flapped their wings. Finger painting, stamp dabbing and gluing has also been […]

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Babies Weekly – w/c 25 February

We have been busy this week with our first trip of the year to the allotment where all babies explored freely, eating apples and grapes. We took a lovely walk to visit and feed the ducks. We were lucky enough to see a fox and feed them too. We have also been developing our confidence […]

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Allotment Weekly – w/c 18 February

We have been busy at the allotment this week, and enjoying the warm weather. We harvested the last of the cabbages and these were proudly carried back to nursery. We have transplanted chard plants out of the poly tunnel into raised beds. This means the poly tunnel is now ready for some of the old […]