The great adventurers week 28 and 29

Last week the ABC and beyond word was shy meaning easily frightened. The children had to decide whether a situation would make them feel shy or not shy.

Last week the children enjoyed some parachute games in the garden in the sunshine. they were practising their listening and team work skills.

Some of the children were working with the P6 buddies doing different activities to help them to develop their fine motor skills.

The blue group had a trip to the library this week. They enjoyed choosing new stories to take back to the library and having the opportunity to dress up.

In the garden the children enjoyed developing their gross motor skills completing an obstacle course. They were using balance and trying to jump off the wooden box in different ways. The adults and P6 buddies joined in too.

Kayla was doing forward rolls on the mat.

Harrison enjoyed participating in another obstacle course showing good balance.

The children have shown a keen interest in volcanoes. They did an experiment in the garden using Mentos and fizzy juice to create their own mini explosions. They had great fun doing it as a team and then did their own experiments.

Arlo demonstrated tiling using shapes. He made a robot.

In the playdough area we have been practising our sharing skills.

In art some children have enjoyed making their own creations using clay.

Jorgie was busy at the work bench planning what she was going to do and making sure she kept herself safe.

Kacper enjoyed exploring sound finding out what happened when he tapped different tins. He tapped them in different orders to see what sounds they would make together.

Jacob has shown a keen interest in learning to write his name copying letters.

Dalia has been practising writing numbers.

Harleigh and Alisha made great use of loose parts and natural resources they found in the garden to create their own campfire and BBQ.

Today we celebrated Ivy turning 4! Happy birthday Ivy from all your friends at nursery.


The little explorers week 28 and 29

In Chattertots last week the children enjoyed participating in messy play.


This week in Chattertots the children worked together to make their own smoothies. The Chattertots tips for this week are to use gestures or demonstrate and repeat what your child says in adult form.


In the garden they enjoyed exploring with water, bubbles and paint.


Some of the children have been helping to look after the garden by watering the plants.

The children were developing their fine motor skills through climbing over different obstacles.

Oliver used the ramp to create a sea-saw.

Orlah was playing peek-a-boo from behind the tent.

The children enjoyed snack in the garden on a sunny day.

Fun was had on a rainy day in the garden jumping in muddy puddles.


Malcolm enjoyed exploring the animals matching them to the  animals on the display poster.

The great adventurers week 27

This week our ABC and beyond word was height meaning distance from top to bottom. The children guessed then measure the height of different toys. Then they ordered the toys from tallest to smallest.

The used metre sticks to measure bigger objects around the nursery.

In mini ABC the word this week was massive meaning really big. The children sorted the animals into massive and not massive.

Harper set up a shop selling scarves and hats.

Jack set up a Mcdonalds to take drive through orders.

Some children developed their fine motor skills playing with peg boards and creating their own patterns.

A group of children helped to pick some herbs to put inside the nursery.

A group of children enjoyed playing with the trucks and ramps in the garden.

Some children helped to prepare snack practising their cutting skills.

Here are some children enjoying their snack.

Ronin enjoyed creating his own music finding out the different sounds he could make.

Layla and Leila-Rose enjoyed role playing the hairdressers.

The little explorers week 27

At chatter tots this week the children enjoyed exploring clay. The chattertots tips for this week are to get down to your child’s level and follow your child’s lead.

Some children have been developing their fine motor skills through threading.

Somaya, Dannika and Sophie have been practising their cutting skills.

Rowyn was exploring loose parts.

Maya was using the tool box and trying to stick tools into the playdough seeing if she could get it to stand up.

In the garden they have been developing gross motor skills jumping off of crates onto a crash mat.

A group of children enjoyed investigating worms.

Some children made works of art using materials found in the garden.

Some children were exploring different materials for mark making.

Dannika and Maya were building using the blocks.

Somaya enjoyed having Radwan to play with in the garden.