The build up to Christmas

The past few weeks have been extremely exciting in Nursery as we have prepared for our Christmas celebrations.  We were so proud of all the children taking part in the Nativity.  They have become familiar with the Christmas Story and have been able to role play the nativity with their friends. 

Getting creative in Nursery

The past few weeks have been full of creative activities to help the children engage with the beautiful season of Autumn.  We have made our very own clay hedgehogs, used paint and cotton buds to print an Autumnal scene and made Autumn leaves using tissue paper (which are now displayed in the Nurs

We love Autumn!

We have had so much fun this week doing lots of Autumnal activities.   Playing in the leaves, swinging from tree branches, going on an Autumn walk, carving pumpkins, doing leaf prints and painting using Autumnal colours were among the favourite activities. We have also listened to stories on the se

Making porridge

We have been looking at the story of Goldilocks and the Three bears and today in nursery we made our very own porridge using oats, milk or water, sultanas and banana.  The children learnt how to use scales to weigh the oats and they used a measuring jug to measure out the milk.  They carefully

Cooking and role play fun

Today in Nursery we had lots of fun making pitta bread pizza.  The children worked really well in small groups and learnt how to spread the tomato puree over the pitta bread, followed by topping their pitta with plenty of cheese and adding some ham if they wished.  The children were able to take

Learning (lots) through play

So far this week, the children have engaged in many indoor and outdoor activities.  They have really enjoyed picking apples from the orchard.  They then used these apples to cook with.  They worked well in small groups identifying and naming ingredients and helping weigh out the correct quan

What a wonderful first week

We have had a lovely week getting to know the children in our nursery.  We are very proud of how well they have settled and how they have become familiar with some of our nursery routines.   The children have enjoyed lots of indoor and outdoor play including painting, outdoor chalking, water tray

Home visits completed!

We have had such a wonderful time visiting the children and watching them play and interact in their normal environment.  They will each bring something very special to our nursery.  We are very excited to have them join us next week and here are just some of the activities we have set up for them