SOME OF THE CHILDREN IN THE ALLY BALLY BEE ROOM, ZICKETY DICKETY DOCK AND AIKEN DRUM ROOM JOINED UP TOGETHER TO LEARN HOW TO MAKE BREAD. THE CHILDREN WERE ABLE TO SEE THE PROCESS OF MAKING BREAD AND LEARN ABOUT … Continue reading →
WE ARE IN MUCH NEED OF FUNDS FOR OUR FAMILY CENTRE AND SO WE ARE HOPING TO START A NEW FUNDRAISING GROUP AND WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP. YOU CAN DROP IN AND OUT OF THIS AS YOU … 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 →
Let’s Get Arty was a great success. Children and families were able to get involved in creative experiences together. Tomorrow is Let’s Go Playdough. Looking forward to seeing you there. Thank you again for your support
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 →
Sir Harry Burns came to visit our wonderful new Arthurlie family centre today. Sir Harry took the time to read stories to some of the children and families and be involved in some creative experiences. It was a great opportunity … Continue reading →
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 →
The children had a problem. There was a child stuck at the top of the hill and he needed rescued. The children had to problem-solve and try to find ways to cross the river to get to the child. The … Continue reading →
Some of the children were investigating the tins and created a “Hide the Car” game. The children had to guess which tin the car was under and then each took a turn at hiding and guessing. This game was … 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 →
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 →
We have continued to listen to our ‘Katie in Scotland’ story, listening to lovely bagpipe music and learning to Scottish dance. The boys and girls showed great interest in the tartan kilt that the bagpiper wore and some children could say … 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.