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Dinosaur Roar by Paul Stickland

Hello everyone, Our story of the week is Dinosaur Roar by Paul Stickland.  It’s a rhyming story about a variety of different dinosaurs and their idiosyncrasies.  In class we have been describing what the dinosaurs looked like using full sentences.  Our sentences have ranged from ‘He is big’ to ‘It has a frill around its …

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This week in Nursery…Digging a little deeper

Hello Everyone This week in Nursery we have been learning about dinosaurs. We have been enjoying the story Dinosaur Roar! by Paul Stickland.  We extended the describing words in the book with our own describing words. The children thought of words such as “scary” , “kind” and “colourful”. We have explored the different marks that …

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This Week in Nursery…

Hello Everyone, Happy New Year!  It’s the beginning of a new year and a new topic in Nursery, and we’ve started off with a real bang.  The children will be learning about dinosaurs and we’ve already made a list of what we want to learn.  Questions the children devised and would like answers to ranged …

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This Week in Nursery

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas……. Hello Everyone, What a magical week we have had! We have been using our hot chocolate breath in yoga and perfecting our ‘christmas’ tree pose.  Hot chocolate breathing is a deep breathing exercise which is good for calming an anxious child, it also helps them to use …

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Something for the holidays…

Hi everyone! As it’s our last post of the year, we thought some games and activities for the holidays would be appreciated to help reinforce all the good learning that the children have done this past term.  These are simple games that you can use in a variety of situations and contexts, whether you’re out …

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Christmas – non-fiction

Hello everyone! We have been learning about our last festival of light – Christmas.  This is a special time in the Christian faith and there’ll be lots of goodies and toys!  Christmas songs fill the air and it’s the season of goodwill and happiness for many.          The Christian Story of the First …

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This week in Nursery…

Hello everyone! Christmas is in full swing in our Nursery.  We’ve been making more decorations and getting ready for the holiday by printing our own wrapping paper, making salt-dough decorations (keep an eye out for a wrapped gift for parents under the tree) and tags to put on our gifts.  On top of that, we …

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This week in Nursery…

Hello everyone! This week in Nursery we have embraced the chilly weather and used it as an opportunity to practice our independence and organisation skills. The children are becoming very good at the sequence of using the toilet, taking off their shoes, putting on their coats, gloves, hats, mud suits and lastly their wellies. A …

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Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy by Lynley Dodd

Hi everyone! During our phonic sessions we have been focussing on rhyme these last few weeks  and children are becoming more confident.  One of my favourite stories is Hairy Maclary.  It’s an absolute cracker of a rhyming story and another opportunity for you to practice rhyme.  Understanding, hearing and generating rhyme is a really important …

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This week in Nursery…

Hello Nursery, What a busy week of learning we have had!  We started off the week scavenging in the forest for just the right stick  and leaf to turn into a candle.       Number 9 was our number of the week and we used nearly all our fingers to make 9.  We also …

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