Arthurlie Family Centre

November 15, 2018
by Mrs Silvester
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Thank You Impact Arts who worked with our children to make a Fairytale Garden in our Centre.

   Thank you to the Young people on the  Creative Pathways employability programme in Barrhead who worked with our children on Wednesday afternoon to make artwork and plant greenery for their garden. This marked the end of a 12-week block … Continue reading

October 5, 2018
by Mrs Silvester
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WHO BROKE BABY BEAR’S CHAIR?

  BREAKING NEWS IN ARTHURLIE FAMILY CENTRE! BROKEN CHAIR MYSTERY This week we discovered a broken chair outside the Ally Bally Bee Room. The children investigated the crime scene to find out who might have broken the chair. The children … Continue reading

October 4, 2018
by Mrs Silvester
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Storytelling with Props: Bring Favorite Stories to Life

Setting the scene and acting out Goldilocks and the Three Bears with props is one of our all time favorite story telling activities in Arthurlie Family Centre. Have you ever tried storytelling with props? We loved turning a book into a play. The … Continue reading

September 6, 2018
by Mrs Silvester
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Where does this go?

The children have been sorting and labelling the resources. The children have been exploring their new nursery environments after their summer break. To support the children’s learning the children and staff have been taking photographs of the resources to label the storage drawers. … Continue reading

March 9, 2018
by Mrs Silvester
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Arthurlie Family Centre’s Dentist in Zickety Dickety Room.

Information Role play is a fantastic way for dental practices and oral health educators to demonstrate what happens during a routine dental check-up. It’s important that children learn to get used to the environment of a dental practice from an … Continue reading

October 10, 2017
by Mrs Silvester
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Number Car Tracks

To give children opportunities to explore numbers through their interest in cars staff planned and develop “Number Car Land” with the children.  First the children painted some old boxes and pieces of wood with black paint and chalked road markings to make a garage. Staff … Continue reading

September 20, 2017
by Mrs Silvester
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The children have continued to design their pirate ships both inside and out.

The sandpit inside and the decked area in the  upstairs garden have both been developed into pirate ships. The children made a jolly roger flags and painted a wooden plank for the pirates to walk along. The children then followed their treasure maps which led … Continue reading

August 24, 2017
by Mrs Silvester
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Producing art using hammers and wooden shapes.

The children produced art using corkboards, metal tacks and hammers. The wooden shapes can be positioned to create patterns and pictures. This activity develops hand eye coordination and encourages children to use their imagination to express their creativity.

June 13, 2017
by Mrs Silvester
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Preparing vegetables and washing dishes

“I’m chopping the carrots for snack.” “I like carrots the rabbits eat them.” “It is hard to cut.” “Can I have a cloth? I need to get the dirt off.” Involving the Children Involving children in meal routines, food choice … Continue reading

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