This week Hudson has been helping to create a feelings area. he has been learning how to use a hammer safely to put nails in the wall to hang things up.
George has been building sandcastles. He used different containers to create different sizes of castles.
A few children have been exploring messy play using their senses and transporting it to other areas of the garden.
Inside, a few children have been engaging in different kinds of roleplay using their imagination.
Some children have also been exploring paint using different objects for printing.
A group of children have shown a continued interest in pirates from last week transferring this to the other garden. They have been finding out about flags and creating their own ones. Others have been looking for and investigating treasure around the garden.
They have been looking at books to find out more about pirates and get ideas for their roleplay. Sophie decided she wanted a pirate head scarf.
At the end of last week a couple of children were talking about having lazers on the boat. This week a lazer area was created. the children had to problem solve to move through it trying not to touch the lazers. Other children used it as a spider web.
Inside, children continue to show interest in letters. A number of children have been playing letter bingo matching together letters which are the same. A couple of children have shown interest in writing their name.
In the order garden, a group of children have shown an interest in climbing and jumping. They have been challenging themselves to climb and jump from greater heights adding additional crates. Through this they have been assessing and managing their own risk.
Inside, there has been a real interest in building this week. Children have been using their imagination to create a range of models. Ash has revisited this daily creating new meglasaurs to add to his already built ones . He has made different sizes of them and different types. He has also made drawings of his models and engaged in roleplay with them.
A few children have been developing their scissor skills cutting paper.