Some of the parent/carers in the yellow group came into nursery for a coffee and chat. The parent/carers were learning about the importance of developing fine motor skills and were involved in activities associated with this. They were also learning … Continue reading →
Some of the children were making mosaics. One of the girls saw a picture that had been made out of small stones and decided to make one that was ‘round with a flower’ like the picture. After designing her mosaic … Continue reading →
We have been recycling some materials in the playroom and made a ‘racetrack’ out of some old blinds. The children put some ‘towers’ along the side of the road as well as ‘two police stations’. When the children had finished … Continue reading →
The children emptied Shona’s shredding machine today and then used the shredded paper in their play. The children enjoyed tearing paper and looking for letters hidden in the paper. This is a great activity to help develop the small muscles … Continue reading →
Following the children’s interest in maps they built a lego car for the roads. The boys were able to use the instructions and show their problem solving skills by looking at the pictures and working out if ‘that bit goes there’. … Continue reading →
The children have been learning about fire, the dangers and the positive use in a woodland setting. They have examined the fire blanket and fire glove they have also had the opportunity to use the fire steel. We have had … Continue reading →
The children in the upstairs playroom were enjoying some sensory play using shaving foam and a glitter. Sensory play is an important experience for young children as it helps to promote their curiosity, enquiry and creativity.
The children’s Golden Dragon that hatched had disappeared so we began to look for it using the map we found in a book. The children decided to make their own map of ‘Candyland’ which they explored outside and added in … Continue reading →
We made ‘mummy pizzas’ for Halloween. Together we enjoyed handling, tasting, talking and learning about different foods. Discovering different actions and utensils we needed to use to make our pizzas delicious, we needed to scoop out the sauce with a … Continue reading →
Thanks to parents/Grandparents/Carers who attended our event today. We were overwhelmed by the turnout. We have had some amazing costumes created and the comments from children and parents were fantastic.
The children noticed the webs the spiders had been spinning in the garden. This led to an interest in creating their own webs using paper plates, a hole punch and some wool. The children learned how to use the hole punch and … Continue reading →
Enjoying the hammock. Looking for Tinkerbell. Story time Transient Art, Friends having fun at the Woods. We found this fungi on the way to the woods. Mrs Rainey picked it up using paper to show us. We had a … Continue reading →
The children upstairs have been tinkering with old drawer handles, screws, screwdrivers and remote control cars. As well as learning about tools and how to use them this also develops children fine motor skills, … Continue reading →