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.
It’s almost Christmas and the Elf on the Shelf has been leaving some challenges behind the Christmas tree advent calendar. One of them was to build a fireplace for Santa. The elf left some pieces of wood for the children … Continue reading →
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 excited at having their parents/carers visit the woods. they have been learning about fire and parents and children were given the opportunity to light the fire using a fire steel. The parents were cheered on by … Continue reading →
We had some group challenges against the clock, as part of the Goldilocks book we were reading. The boys were racing against the girls to see who could pick up the most jewels with tongs. The teams took it in … Continue reading →
We have Celebrated Halloween at the woods with Spooky Stories, Feeling Grew some objects and making potions and spells. The weather was so mild that the children were able to remove their thermal suits. We had a great party. The … Continue reading →
This week we have been learning how to use saws. When visiting the woods we have entered another kingdom, the children are in awe and wonder at the change into Autumn and the woods are a carpet of glistening golden … 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 had previously been learning about the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. They instigated acting the story out and searched their environment for props. The children showed that they had a good understanding of the … 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 →
This week we have had visits from the Fairies. They have left us little letters. We have also been doing an assault course whereby the children have had to balance, jump and crawl. There has been a fascination over the … Continue reading →
Some of the children attended our Rhythm and Rhyme session today. This is held every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 9.00-10.00 a.m. Tea, Toast, and Talk is on offer from 9.00-9.30 a.m., then singing from 9.30-10.00 a.m. This is delivered by … Continue reading →
some of the children have been using the whale balancing game and practicing taking turns balancing and concentrating to stop the barrels falling off the back of the whale. We nearly managed … Continue reading →
The children have been continuing with the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Through consulting with the children, it was decided to create a new house area for the bears to live in. This was created next to … Continue reading →
The children previously helped to create an alphabet wall. Through this, the children have been learning to identify their initial letter, as well as words that begin with their initial letter. The children were … Continue reading →