We are keeping ourselves busy, healthy and fit both indoors and outdoors.
In the morning we are working out with Joe Wicks PE sessions (really a chance for my 3 children to laugh at me trying to get fit)
Getting out daily for a walk or bike ride, using the trampoline or shooting some Hoops with the basketball.
Jamie and I cut the grass yesterday another little work out!
In the nursery the children enjoy ‘Jump Start Johnny’, it’s available on you tube and are doing a work out for children and parents everyday.
We have birthday celebrations in our house today .
We decided to make Marc some very special birthday cards.
Looking forward to some cake later 🍰
Please stay at home and stay safe!
Hello everyone, hello everyone glad that you could come!
Everyone enjoys a Bookbug session did you know you can download the Bookbug app to do your own sessions at home.
Children love stories and singing this helps to support your child’s language, learning and social skills.
Why not try it today, there is a great selection of songs on the app in both English and Gaelic if your feeling brave.
In these unusual times just have fun with it.
Goodbye everyone, goodbye everyone glad that you could come!
We are looking forward to seeing the potatoes you have created this week so please bring them in and tell us all about their story.
We would like volunteers to come in and read a story to our children during this week – grandparents, aunties and uncles can come in too!
Please make sure that you take some slips home to record the stories that you are reading your children. We have a target of 1000 stories and we need you to help.
Festive and winter fun has begun in the toddler room. We have decorated our tree. The toddlers enjoyed using red and green paint to print with potatoes these made lovely baubles to hang up in the room. We also enjoyed making reindeer dust which we are having great fun with in our sensory tray. Everything is beginning to sparkle!
It’s Stay and Play Week from Monday 4th to Friday 8th November. We have a selection of experiences that staff will lead across the week that we hope you will be able to come along to. Please click on the link below to view the timetable.
We welcome parents and other family members at any time next week so that you can experience play alongside your child.
We look forward to seeing you next week!
Stay and Play Week November 2019
This afternoon the children had great fun working together in the construction area using the building blocks to build their house. They were discussing with each other which shapes and sizes of blocks would be best to build their house. The children were developing their social and communication skills using problem solving, enquiry based learning as well as working as part of a team.
“Let’s use the big building blocks”
“We need to use our hammers to make sure it doesn’t fall down”
We had such great fun all working together as a team to build our house, the boys decided to expand it and turn it into a castle.
“It’s so big”
This week we have been encouraging the children to develop their self help skills by helping to prepare their own snack.
We are learning how to use a child’s knife safely with adult guidance “like this, so we don’t cut our fingers”
We are developing an awareness of how to recycle our food waste.
We are tidying up after ourselves and are very proud to be making our own snack.