It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas in Cart Mill this week. We hope to have some festive fun over the next couple of weeks and you can find details of this in our December Newsletter.
Thank you once again for your continued support and we wish you and your family A Very Happy Christmas!
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We are so pleased to announce that Val was successful at interview yesterday and is now our permanent Depute Head of Centre. Well done Val 🎉🥳
We are so pleased to announce that Sarah Jane was successful at interview today and is now our permanent Senior Child Development Officer. Well done Sarah Jane!
Following on from our theme of “When I grow up” from book week, the children in the home room have been role playing different jobs and roles they want to do when they are older exploring real life situations through their imagination and role play experiences.
Developing mark making and early writing skills. R and E are ”doing my homework” E discussed that her brother does his home work when he comes in from school. ”I will do that when I go to school too”
R – ”I’m the teacher, I’m reading a story to the boys and girls”
L – ”I work on the computer and we need to answer the phone, it’s really busy!”
S – ”I’m in the doctors you need to wait for your appointment and then the doctor makes you better with medicine”
We talked about our feelings, what makes us happy and what makes us sad 😔
We made some poppies with play dough and painted some beautiful poppies.
We really enjoyed looking at our wall of poppies
We lay as still and as quietly as we could for our minutes silence
Please find a link to our latest newsletter with an added Health and Wellbeing Update.
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Important Update Parents 3rd Nov 2020
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Today the children in the discovery room were enjoying the fresh air in the garden. They had great fun at the woodwork bench using the tools. With the protective gloves on the children loved hammering and they were developing their fine motor skills using the screwdrivers. Great fun was had at the new music wall. The children quickly noticed that hitting the pots with a wooden spoon made a different sound from hitting them with a metal spoon! As always the motto was ‘the louder the better’! We definitely have future musicians at Cart Mill!!
In the toddler room we have been feeling very spooky! We have been exploring different materials to create different pieces of arts and crafts..
Exploring the spider web to discover what lies beneath. Using pincers to develop our fine motor skills and hand eye coordination.
The children have been discovering what marks we can make in our play dough using spooky collage materials
Ghostly glueing. Exploring glue and developing hand eye coordination and using our fine motor skills.
Spooky spiders using play dough great for developing fine motor skills and enhancing hand eye coordination.
The children have been exploring their imagination by using the blocks as skis. They also demonstrated great problem-solving skills as they came up with different solutions to allow them to move around the room.
The children started using the single blocks to slide their feet but were finding it difficult to move. Some children were able to push off using the furniture.
The children were engaged in their play and started using the bigger blocks as ski poles.
As the children played we watched some ski videos to inspire their thoughts.