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Tweenies this week

This week Tweenies have moved on from our Dinosaur topic and have been doing all about Under the Sea. We are creating a new wall display within the Tweenie room so we have be working very hard painting our shark dolphins and gluing our sea turtles!

Pre School this week

This week in the Pre School room we are continuing with ‘My 5 Senses’. We are going to be preparing our own snack at snack time, and weighing different objects that we find around our Pre School room. We are also going to be comparing our hand sizes and doing paint handprints!

Babies this week

This week the Babies are going to playing and learning about Sensory. We will be putting different materials into sensory bags as well as playing with different textures! We will keep you updated as to how it goes!

Babies this week

This week Babies have been playing with the sand in the garden! We have also been looking at shapes by using the shape sorters, talking about what each shape is and where they go.  

Tweenies this week

This week the Tweenies will be focusing on our new dinosaur topic! We will be visiting the library to collect some new stories about dinosaurs, and looking at some short facts about dinosaurs on the iPad! We will also be making our own volcanoes using tissue paper and other different materials.

Pre School this week

This week in the Pre School room we are continuing with our Olympics and sports theme! We are going to be making our own medals using different recycled materials,as well as testing our scissors skills, identifying and writing our names and also baking different shaped biscuits!

Pre School this week

This week the Pre School children have started their new Olympic topic! We are going be discussing what sports we can watch in the Olympics, as well as making our own Olympic rings, medals and torches!  

At the Allotment 10/8/16

The polytunnel is bursting with wonderful produce. Our sweetcorn plants have just started to flower and we look forward to one of our favourite crops of the year. The tomato plants are heavy with green tomato trusses at the moment, which will turn golden yellow, red and purplish-red later this month. The unexpected stars of […]

Eco School Bulletin 10/8/16

Recycled Seed Trays You don’t need to buy expensive seed trays for starting off your veggies and flowers. We use these familiar recycled mushroom boxes you get from shops, which are ideal as they exclude light and are a nice size and depth for most seed. First, add some important drainage holes, fill with compost, […]

Tweenies this week

This week the Tweenies have been focusing on our new Summer topic! We have been making flowers and butterflies, and collecting a variety of different flowers when on walks to create artwork with! The children have also been using paper plates and a variety of materials to make a rainbow to display within our room. […]

Pre School this week

This week the Pre Schoolers will be preparing for their Graduation; the big day is Tuesday where they will enjoy a party in the afternoon, have some food with friends and then have the graduation with their mums and dads looking on! It’s always a very special occasion at Summerside Kindergarten!

Babies this week

This week the Babies are going to do some Summer play and activities, playing with sand in preparation for going to Portobello beach on a minibus trip! We are also planning to make music with our musical instruments. We have enjoyed going for nice walks in the local area too!