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Tweenies Update

This week the Tweenies have explored transport, we created an edible angel delight construction tray, we used different cereals and a chocolate sauce. The children enjoyed making an tasting this, we used potato printing to create sail boat pictures, we explored shaving foam with sand driving the cars through this. We cello-taped pens to the […]

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Pre School News

This week the Pre School children have been doing a lot of cooking and baking. We made our own bread for lunch, mixing the flour, adding water and watching it rise. We then made potato and leek soup, chopping up all the vegetables. We also celebrated Pancake Day, enjoying them with syrup, lemon or chocolate […]

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Allotment Update

This week at the allotment we planted some soft fruit bushes and pruned our apple tree. The willow tree was also cut back. It’s soft and supple branches were kept to be used later on in a craft project. The children made bug houses for the nursery garden. They filled old terracotta pots with bark, […]

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Pre School News

This week the children have started learning about Our Senses. We have talked about what they are and what they do. We are trying hard to remember. We had a walk and back at nursery recorded what we saw, heard, touched, smelt and tasted. We have done other activities indoors; tasting varied food, smelt food […]

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Tweenies Update

This week the Tweenies have been looking closely at transport. We recently walked to a local construction site to visit the diggers. The children loved pointing out what they seen and also had the opportunity to see a sweeper clean the streets which we were very excited to witness. We have created a construction site, […]

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Pre School Update

This week the children have been finishing off their food topic a small group off children went down to the local shop for ingredients to make a cake. The children have also been talking about where you find the different foods in a shop for example the milk in the dairy isle. They have also […]

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Tweenies Update

This week the Tweenies have been looking closely at transport, we have explored our colourful aeroplane sensory tray which had blue food coloured rice, cotton wool as clouds and coloured pasta as rainbows, the children had different planes to drive through it and have enjoyed touching it. We recycled bottle cap lids and used them […]

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Babies Weekly News

This week the babies have been busy doing a selection of different experiences. The babies were able to use sticks to make marks on paper, this is now displayed on the window in the room. Whilst out exploring the local community we have now let the babies who are becoming confident on their feet out […]

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Tweenies Update

The Tweenies have been exploring a variety of different sensory bags and trays. We made shakers using recycled bottles and pasta or lentils. The children also made some sensory bottles using glitter, water and different materials from around the room. We have just began to look closely at food and have been tasting and touching […]

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Babies Weekly News

This week we have been busy exploring our environment we visited ocean terminal to see the big boat with children pointing and starring at it. We visited our local play park with babies enjoying a short amount of time in the cold weather and exploring the garden loose parts play. On the rainy days we […]

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Pre School News

It’s been another busy week in the Pre School room. We have been experimenting with colours and food. The first experiment was with skittles and water. The children placed skittles round the edge of the plate then added water. We all watched the colours disperse and move round the plate and join together. We then […]

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Tweenies News

This week the Tweenies have been very busy creating a large variety of new and different artwork to display with the Tweenie room. We have been painting, gluing and drawing. We have just began to look closely at food and have been tasting and touching a variety of different textured foods, we have tasted a […]