When the weather is nice, we are more likely to go for walks and bicycle trips as well as for various outdoor activities to keep us healthy. This opportunity is also great to develop Road safety awareness . We would like to share this useful website where you find all interactive flipbook can be used to teach you child/ ren how to stay safe on the road .
Hello everyone . Did you know that 475 pieces of litter are dropped every minute in Scotland? We are really good at putting our litter in the bin at BEYC as we know it is not safe or good for the environment. Have you noticed any litter when on a walk with your family? We NEED YOU to help but not by picking up the litter but by taking part in a litter survey on your next walk.
All you need to do is either count all the pieces of litter you see and write them down as tally marks on a piece of paper. Alternatively you can use the survey sheet attached to tick each time you see a certain type of litter.
KEEP SCOTLAND BEAUTIFUL say if we know how, where and what types of litter are causing a problem in our community, we then have a better idea of how to fix the problem.
Taking part in a litter survey is a great way for people of all ages to enjoy some exercise while making a real, visible difference to the environment at the same time.
Make sure you’re following government guidelines on social distancing.
You will need:
Survey sheets – print ours or make your own
Pen or pencil
Please share your results with us with
Everyone knows that Harry really likes ” The Very Hungry Caterpillar ” story. Last week, While listening the Very Hungry Caterpillar story and looking at the pictures Harry commented on which food on which food he really liked to eat.
This week, Harry felt inspired by listening to the next part of the story……
‘‘Now he wasn’t hungry any more ,and he wasn’t a little caterpillar any more.He was a big ,fat caterpillar. He built a small house ,called a cocoon .’‘
So Harry decided to build a small house / den, just like the caterpillar built its small house called the cocoon. Together with Miss Collins Harry built beautiful den using blankets and sheets.
Try at home challenge ...
So do you also want to take the challenge, and how Harry build his own indoor or outdoor den /house ?
Building dens enable children to develop and strengthen their creative skills, deciding on not only structure but appearance too. You can offer a range of materials and tools to support their decision making and creative thinking. This activity enables children the space and time to create something individual to themselves and spark their imagination. Resources such as blankets, sheets, wooden pegs, boxes or ribbon can be used to create dens. Building activities will support gross and fine motor skills, whilst developing good hand-eye coordination.
Please share your den building journey with your nursery friends by sending us photos, videos.
As we are still transitioning through a period of change we are continuing to prioritise our families and personal mental wellness.
Mrs Hendry came across a beautiful poem in the book The Purrfect Pawse by Avril McDonald illustrated by Tatiana Minina. We would recommend cuddling up before bed listening to the poem and discussing some of the questions you can hear.
To listen to the poem, view other updates and activities please use the arrows below to navigate through the sway…
Harry loves to listen to the story of ” The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” One of his favorite passage is when caterpillar eats delicious fruit, delicious apples, pears, plums , strawberries and oranges ……
Yum Yum thought Harry, he loves fruit so much that he decided that he would also be like a caterpillar and will make delicious fruit smoothies. Harry prepared his own ” The Very Hungry Caterpillar” fruit smoothie recipe. He used ingredients such like : 1 yellow banana, 2 juicy big red apples , 3 small ice cubes , 4 red yummy strawberries and 1 glass of orange juice. Carefully chopped all the fruits, put them in a blender, then added orange juice and ……… blend everything together.
Harry and Miss Collins enjoyed the smoothie with 3 small ice cubes . Yummy Yummy in my tummy ; said Miss Collins and Harry.
Try at home challenge for all of you 🙂
So you too can be like a Hungry Caterpillar and like Harry make your own smoothie or snack, using your own recipe. You can tell us what ingredients you used, how much you used, whether they were big or small, where hard or soft, what shape they were etc.
Please share your smoothies or snack with your nursery friends by sending us photos, videos.
Good luck everyone 🙂
And here is a special song for you all 🙂
Dear Parent / carer.
At Bathgate Early Yeas Center we are continually reviewing our practice and procedures in order to provide the best care and support for your children.
Each month we as a staff team review one of our procedures our guidance. In May, we’d like to invite you to review the “Healthy Eating Guidelines at BEYC” and share ”Together We Can Parents Info – Healthy Eating BEYC” . We really value your feedback, so we’d be delighted if you could give us your comments or suggestions by sending an email to the following email address
To access the Healthy Eating Guidance and Together We Can
Enjoy Healthy Eating.
Please click on the links below. Healthy Eating Guidance BEYC