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Tweenies this week

This week the Tweenies will make a nature collage using different items found on a walk such as pretty flowers and sticks! We will go on an exciting bear hunt while out on one of our nature walks too!

Pre School this week

This week the Pre School children have been finishing their Environment topic! We have been out in the community enjoying the sun, looking at natural materials that we have collected on our daily walks. We have also been measuring different objects within the nursery;  all the children have been very keen to try and do […]

Babies this week

This week the Babies are playing with shape sorters, talking about shapes such as circle, square and triangle! We will also be playing with the heuristic items, wooden materials, cloth materials and wool. We are planning to play with sand indoors and out, adding objects to sand to motivate and explore the children’s imaginations!

Tweenies this week

This week the Tweenies are starting our new topic,  Our Environment and Nature! We are going to go walks around our community to become independent individuals and are taking a trip to the allotment to explore a variety of activities outdoors. We are going to be creative and make a rainbow using different items and […]

Tweenies this week

This week the Tweenies will be continuing with their Zoo animal topic! So far we have used our fingerprints to create a giraffe, we’ve added the animals to the sand which has proven to be very popular, and we are going to make salt dough and use the animal cutters to create salt dough animal […]

Baby Room this week

This week in the Baby Room we are concentrating on Messy Play to explore our senses. We will be doing this through painting hands and feet to observe how the babies respond. We have also made sensory bags with a variety of different materials in them to look at and touch without touching the material […]

Tweenies this week

This week the Tweenies have been continuing their Animal topic! It has been popular within the room this week, we have been painting our hands and feet to turn into a parrot! By doing this we also practised being independent by allowing the children to choose the colour they wanted to use; this proved to […]

Babies this week

This week the Babies have been busy welcoming in new friends to the room! They have been been introduced to puppets as well! Staff members have provided short puppet shows for the Babies, which has provided no end of entertainment for everyone involved!

Tweenies this week

The Tweenies are continuing our Farm animal topic this week. We will be talking and reading stories about farmyard animals, asking the children what noise each animal makes!

Pre School this week

The Pre School room have finished their Spring topic this week! We revisited previous activities and discussions, hoping the children would be able to recall facts, and of course they could! The second group went to Gorgie City Farm, getting the opportunity to see pigs and piglets, sheep and lambs, rabbits and ducks! Photos from this great excursion […]

Baby Room this week

In the Baby Room we will be listening to and reading nursery rhymes and looking at books. We will be introducing the new babies to the musical instruments showing them what they can do, and playing with the Heuristic toys such as the wooden spoons and tins that can make a noise!

Thank You!

We would like to thank all the parents and children for joining in our party celebrations on Saturday. We had a great turnout and enjoyed reminiscing with parents from both past years and present! Summerside Kindergarten would also like to thank everyone for their kind gifts and cards on what was a memorable day!