Arthurlie Family Centre

March 29, 2017
by Sheena Rainey
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Woodland Wonders

  The children have been enjoying the good weather over the past few days.   they have been planting sunflower seeds,  Bringing Science to the woods by creating a vortex inside a water bottle, And their very favourite Easter Egg hunt.   … Continue reading

February 24, 2017
by Mrs Liddell
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Promoting curiosity, creativity and enquiry.

The children continued to explore the new resources and showed that they were curious as to what the recourses could do. They demonstrated imaginative skills throughout and were learning to take care and tidy the new recourses away.  

January 30, 2017
by Mrs Liddell
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Scotland. I can bake shortbread.

Some of the children were baking shortbread as part of their learning about Scotland. The boys and girls were learning skills like pouring, measuring, weighing, whisking, rolling and simple mathematics such as adding and subtracting and all sorts of other … Continue reading

January 24, 2017
by Mrs Liddell
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Science, I can care for living things

                A group of children have been looking after some monster plants that eat insects. Today we fed our Venus Fly  Trap plants for the first time with some blood worms. The children had crushed … Continue reading

January 11, 2017
by Mrs Liddell
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Katie in Scotland. I can listen to a story and participate in special dance moves.

  A dance specialist, Liz Murray from Oktokids , was invited into nursery today to help teach the children some music and movement based on the story, Katie in Scotland. The children were able to follow instructions and participate in specialised … Continue reading

November 17, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Health and Well-being/Science. I can be independent. I can make my own playdough.

                We had a new flour holder delivered for our playdough station but it was in pieces. Luckily some of the blue group were able to follow the ‘instructions’ that ‘tell you how … Continue reading

November 16, 2016
by Sheena Rainey
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Woodland Wonders

The children have been going on Adventures to collect wood.   they have been using gross motor skills, team work and literacy skills.   the children have discussed what they wanted to make and have started on a den and pirate ship.   … Continue reading

October 24, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Expressive and Aesthetic. I use drama to explore real and imaginary situations, helping me to understand my world.

    The children used a variety of props and materials to showcase their understanding of their world. They were able to re-create a jungle scene and act out accordingly their ideas, thoughts and feelings.

October 18, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Holiday Provision. I can make my own choices and decisions.

                The children were enjoying the holiday provision and were once again exploring their environment and making choices as to what they wanted to do.

October 17, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Expressive Arts. I can be creative.

      The children were showing their creative and imaginative skills today during the holiday provision. The children were able to make choices and decisions as to what they wanted to do. They showed great skills and were very … Continue reading

October 5, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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Pretend Play. I can be a dentist.

                  The children got the opportunity to act out being at the dentist in the downstairs playrooms. The children were able to learn about oral health and the importance of brushing your … Continue reading

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

September 1, 2016
by Mrs Liddell
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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

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