MAKING MATHS COUNT During maths week we will be highlighting the rich mathematical thinking that is happening during play at Arthurlie Family Centre. We are also holding maths workshops for parents and children on Wednesday, 12th at 1.15pm and Friday, … Continue reading →
Some of the children were helping to make banana muffins this week. The children were learning to keep safe when using electrical equipment, as well as learning how to follow a recipe and bake in the oven. A parent was … Continue reading →
We are all feeling emotional as it’s our last day for Let’s Play. A good week was had by all according to the positive feedback from parents, children and staff. Today was Let’s go Playdough. Parents were shown the various … Continue reading →
Thank you for attending the first day of Let’s Play. Let’s Get Physical was a great success with many families taking part and being involved in valuable experiences with their children. Children were developing their fine and gross motor movements … Continue reading →
Well done to all the children who participated in our very first Sports Day in our new centre. You all did amazingly well. Thank you to all the parents who attended our Sports Day and for your positive feedback. A … Continue reading →
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 →
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.
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 →
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 →
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 →
The Children have been working so hard to prepare for their Nativity. We have had four rehearsals per day and the most exciting dress rehearsal. They are now all set and very excited for the Performance on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
We have learning how to keep ourselves safe and this week is road safety week so we have been learning how to keep ourselves safe when travelling to nursery as a pedestrian or a car passenger. We also … Continue reading →
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 →
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.
The children and parents/carers were learning yoga today. Families from Carlibar Family Centre joined in with us today with our learning, which was great for them to be involved. Thank you to all of those who managed to … Continue reading →
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 →