# Arthurlie Family Centre

January 17, 2018
by Mrs Liddell

## Measuring

“Look Stephanie I can lie in here”. “So you can. I can lie in there too.” “Oh your legs go right up, I want my legs to go up there.” “My legs are longer though that’s why they go further … Continue reading

March 28, 2017
by Mrs Liddell

## Numeracy. I can count forwards from 1-10.

Some of the children were out in the garden exploring the numbered stepping stones. Initially the children were using the stones to balance and counting to see how many. The children were able to use mathematical language as a result … Continue reading

January 19, 2017
by Mrs Liddell

## Numeracy. I can talk about my day using morning, afternoon and night. I can recognise the numbers on a clock. I can say that a clock tells us the time.

The children are still continuing to learn about clocks and time. Some of the children helped to make a clock through using their number mats. The children were encouraged to match the numbers of the clock and were learning the … Continue reading

January 13, 2017
by Mrs Liddell

## Numeracy. I can say that a clock tells us the time.

The children have been learning about time and how clocks tell us the time. The children helped to create a grandfather clock and clocks using re-cycled materials. As the children were doing so, they were able to discuss different … Continue reading

September 1, 2016
by Mrs Liddell

## We can be focussed and engaged.

The downstairs children are settling into their nursery environment and have shown that they are able to choose specific activities that they wish to be involved in. The children are exploring their environment well and are accessing the many different … Continue reading

April 1, 2016
by Mrs Liddell

## Numeracy; I can estimate how many.

Some of the children were using the thread and bead resource to estimate how many beads they could thread onto the lace. The children used their counting skills to count how many and they each discussed if they estimated correctly. This … Continue reading

February 17, 2016
by Mrs Liddell

## Taking an interest in the outdoor environment.

Some of the children noticed the cars driving past the nursery. This led to counting the cars and also writing down the number of cars they could see. The children were learning to create a graph with the amount of … Continue reading

October 27, 2015
by Mrs Rodridguez

## Making spider webs

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

October 1, 2015
by Mrs Rodridguez

## Measuring

Following their interest in Jack and the Beanstalk and wondering how high the bean stalk was the children have been discussing measure and have been using various resources to measure against.  ”I’m taller than this stick. I’m 3 and a 1. … Continue reading

September 23, 2015
by Mrs Rodridguez

## Block play

The children love building with the wooden blocks and become absolutely engrossed in their activity.  They were building a pirate ship, using the mathematical language of measure, working extremely well with other children as part of a team, and exchanging creative … Continue reading

September 18, 2015
by Mrs Rodridguez

## Making propeller boats

The children in the upstairs playroom have been using plastic bottles in the water exploring the concepts of floating and sinking.  We then  explored propeller boats using recyclable water bottles.  To make the propeller boat move we twisted an … Continue reading

September 14, 2015
by Mrs Rodridguez