Arthurlie Family Centre

September 7, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Harvest

Some of the children were involved in harvesting apples and rhubarb from our garden. The children got the opportunity to be involved in the whole process of collecting the fruit, washing it, cutting it and then cooking with it. This … Continue reading

September 7, 2016
by Sheena Rainey
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Woodland Wonders

The children have had a basic introduction to tools.   Whittling and hacksaws.   this helps build on their fine motor skills.   It also encourages safety when using tools.   We have also been looking at the insects that we share the woods … Continue reading

June 9, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Jewellery making.

                      Some of the children were developing the fine movements in their fingers through making jewellery. The children had to thread the beads accordingly and create a piece of jewellery. … Continue reading

June 2, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Real life experiences; I can learn skills for life and work. I can be safe when using tools.

      Some of the children were using the tools outdoors today. The children were learning the importance of keeping safe when using tools and were encouraged to be creative and make something out of the wood. By being … Continue reading

May 18, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Shapes and Patterns. I can make my own pattern.

Some of the children were making stained-glass window pictures today. The children were enhancing their cutting skills by cutting out various shapes and they were also using various colours of cellophane to create their picture. The children were able to … Continue reading

May 12, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Outdoor learning.

The children have been enjoying the lovely sunshine and have been involved in various outdoor experiences. As sports day is approaching, Wednesday, 18th May, the children got the opportunity to be involved in some practice races. The children were learning … Continue reading

April 6, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Consulting with the children; we can make choices and express our likes and dislikes.

  The children were consulted on what they would like for snack. Mrs Bell helped to create a shopping list for the children, which was later purchased. The children were able to make choices and express their likes and dislikes. From the shopping … Continue reading

April 5, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Britain’s little bakers: we can bake.

              The children were making their own bread and cakes today. The children were learning to follow a recipe card and the importance of following the instructions within it step by step. This enabled … Continue reading

March 22, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Let’s create; we can try different ways of making colourful art.

Some of the children were intrigued to discover what had happened with their experiment yesterday with the flowers and food colouring. The children noticed that some of the flowers had changed colour as a result of adding the food colouring. … Continue reading

March 11, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Salt dough food; I can choose materials that I need.

Some of the children instigated making food for the house area. They used salt dough to make their creations, which were cooked in the oven. The children were able to choose what they wanted to create and use various materials to … Continue reading

March 8, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Writing skills; We can make shopping lists for items to sell in our shop.

Some of the children had previously instigated creating a shop within the nursery playroom. This has led to using money and buying and selling items. The shop is seriously running and out of stock, which has led to creating shopping … Continue reading

February 25, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Baking bread. I can knead dough to make bread.

Some of the children were learning how to make their own bread. They followed a recipe card and were learning about the different ingredients required. The children noticed that the yeast helped to make the bread rise. They were learning … Continue reading

February 3, 2016
by Sheena Rainey
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Music and Dance

The children enjoyed their session with Liz Murray.   The session helped them develop fine and gross motor skills, they were using scarves balls and ribbons through dance and music.    liz brought her friends Jim and Jimbo so there were lots of volunteers … Continue reading

February 1, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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A busy day at Arthurlie

            It was a busy day in Arthurlie today. Parents in the purple group were invited in for a coffee and chat. They got the opportunity to be involved in activity whereby they were searching … Continue reading

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