This Term

Outdoor fun.

 

Exploring paint.

 

How many ducks can you catch?

 

Leavers trip to Beacon Fell

Riding the bikes.

   

Drew and his dad brought Amos the tree frog to pre-school to show the children. The children enjoyed learning all about him and even held the locusts.

Building with the large blocks.

 

Digging for worms.

   

Having fun with the remote control cars.

Playing with the balls in the ball pool.

 

Baking in the role-play area.

We had fun watching the Hexbugs scurry around the track.

       

We have been busy getting the veg patch ready for planting seeds.

Outside fun in the sun.

         

We have been learning all about the life cycle of a frog and visited the primary school pond to look at the frog spawn.

  

We have been using our balance and managing risk by climbing up high.

    

We have enjoyed playing with Tap Tap Art, hammering pins into cardboard to make different shapes and patterns.

 

We’re going on a bear hunt, we’re going to catch a big one, what a beautiful day, we’re not scared…………     

In Nature Explorers we made rubbings from different pieces of wood.

We had lots of fun blowing and catching bubbles.

We made breathing buddies to help if we feel anxious.

 

In the Nature Explorers session we went on a walk to look for signs of Spring.

   

Having fun in the snow.

We planted daffodil bulbs in the Nature Explorers session with Lisa.

Squiggle while you wiggle – an activity that combines dance and large movements to help develop fine motor skills in preparation for early writing – lots of fun!

 

We are learning all about the emergency services.

Practising to ride on the balance bikes.

     

We are learning all about builders this week and have enjoyed playing with the tools.

   

We had fun in the paint using stamps and our hands!

   

Junk Modelling

       

The children have enjoyed playing outside exploring the snow and ice.

         

AUTUMN TERM

In Nature Explorers we made a Christmas feast for the birds.

   

We drew pictures and wrote a letter to Father Christmas, hopefully he will write back.

      

In the Nature Explorers session we made clay nature prints.

 

We went on a story walk finding props for the story Chicken Licken.

    

We made a camp fire and toasted marshmallows.

     

Messy paint play.

  

We were very careful when we hammered tacks into pumpkins.

    

 Role-playing in the pre-school shop.

          

Playing outdoors is really good fun.

                 

We drove the remote control cars around the outdoor playarea looking for numbers.

 

Do you like the bats we made from egg boxes?

     

We really enjoyed playing with the parachute outside.

 

We painted our feet and made footprints, it tickled!

 

We have been busy doing lots of jigsaws this week.

Playing with gloop is really good fun.

We have been busy building towers with wooden blocks.

 

We used paint, playdough and stickle bricks to make people.

    

The children made dens in the Nature Explorers session.

 

Nature Explorers

              

We had lots of fun balancing on and jumping off crates.

 

The children made friendship pebbles in the Nature Explorers session.

 

Outdoor play is such fun.

 

                   

Busy, creative children.

 

                              

The children have really enjoyed playing in the new outdoor play-area.

      

                  

 

 

 

 

Latest News

Off on an Adventure

This half term the children will be looking at the topic, Off on an Adventure. Activities  this week will include exploring slime on the malleable table, building with Duplo in the construction area, playing seaside games on the table tops, drawing around stencils in the mark making area, role-playing in the pre-school café and playing with sand, shells and animals in the small world area.

In Phonics this week the 2 year olds will be saying number rhymes, the 3 year olds will be recapping The Colour Monster and the pre-school children will be singing Silly Soup.

The Book of the Week is Billy’s Bucket and will be read at every circle time.  When listening to the story the pre-school children will discuss two words that appear in it, Bucket and Shoal.