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This week the Pre School children are continuing with their Rainforest topic! The children have been very keen to learn about different aspects of the rainforest such as its weather, what plants grow there, the animals that live there and the medicines that we get from the rainforest!
With the bark that we collected from the environment we got really involved in creating tree rubbing pictures. The process was to put the peace of bark under some paper and use lots of different colours of crayons; we got fantastic marks on the paper and every picture looks so unique!
As part of the Pre School children’s Rainforest adventure, we are going to be learning where the different rainforests are in the world and what makes them different. The children are very keen to learn about the various animals that you can find in these places and our recent ‘tropical’ weather has helped build excitement levels!
The Pre School children have now started their new Rainforest topic! They are going to be learning about the animals, what food we get from the rainforest and what the weather is like! This week the children are going to be creating a new wall display and make lots of animals such as snakes, monkeys […]
After a successful week last week the babies are going to continue with the shape sorting activities to promote their gross and fine motor skills! We will add water to the sand to give it a different texture, before adding the shape sorters in the sand to make marks. We will also put sand in the […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]