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This week was the 2nd out of the 3 trips to Vogrie Country Park. We enjoyed walking through the grounds and on the way finding two rather large chairs and a Penny Farthing. The adventure playground was a great big challenge and was really enjoyed by all the children. In the playroom this week the […]
This week the Tweenies have been busy exploring a sensory fire work tray using shaving foam, a variety of coloured paint straws and paper. The children watched videos of fireworks. The children took a trip to Asda and we collected some fruits and vegetables to bring back to nursery for sensory play, the children had […]
This week we have been busy within our baby room and beyond. We have enjoyed visiting different places in the community, we watched planes fly over the harbour whilst the boats floated on the sea. We took story time to the park and enjoyed a few stories before a nap. The babies walked along the […]
It’s been good weather for gardening and we have managed to get lots of seasonal jobs completed. The raised bed by the gate was planted up by the tweenies with Primulas and pony tail grass-it looks lovely. This group also harvested leeks, beetroot and spinach. The pre-school group cleaned the poly tunnel, planted acorns and […]
The week started with a very heavy frost which turned the tomatoes into little frozen lollypops! The allotment water has also been switched off for the winter, so we will need to collect more water than usual. This week we used the pumpkins we had grown in the summer to help us celebrate Halloween. The […]
Another great week at the allotment. It has been very windy but also sunny and warm. We celebrated International Earth Worm Day by looking at worms, reading worm books and making a wormery. We discovered the collective name for worms is a ‘wigggle’ of worms, and somebody wanted to know if wolves eat worms?-the answer […]
We took story books to the park where we read about old macdonald’s farm, 5 little ducks and Dear zoo. We had our animal finger puppets to use alongside our story telling. We visited the ducks. During our allotment experience we ate allotment apple, pear and tomato for snack. We explored worms in the mud […]
This week the children have still been enjoying the change in the season. The children have been out collecting leaves to create art at nursery, the children have created a large collage leaf using leaves and they have also made leaf owls. The children have also enjoyed starting to decorate the Pre School room.
This week the Tweenies have explored various Halloween experiences and creating Spooky crafts in preparation for Halloween. The children enjoyed scooping the inside of the pumpkins out and watching staff carve the scary faces on to them. Gluing googly eyes and spooky spiders to create some fun pictures. Halloween inspired salt dough was made with […]
We are having a wonderful week of sunshine, and all the children have enjoyed visiting the allotment this week. The allotment still has lots of colour with the autumn leaves, some late sunflowers and the marigolds still in bloom. The children have been busy planting broad beans and sweet pea seeds this week. This will […]
This week the Tweenies have created clay sculptures using shape cutters and have painted them a variety of colours. We have been walking short distances without the use of buggies and have practised following instructions and holding hands with our peers. The children had the opportunity to to bake with Hannah and made cupcakes, they worked […]
This week the preschool children have been focusing on Autumn. The children have been exploring the local community on their autumn walks where they have been discussing what changes we see in the autumn time, collecting leaves, conkers and acorns. A small group of children made pizza with Hannah. The children were looking at ice […]