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Mindful Monday 4th January 2021

Hello Nursery friends, families and carers, It’s a new year! Firstly everyone in Nursery would like to wish you all a very happy and healthy new year! Now I know the year 2020 was very difficult for all of us, we have had to adapt to many changes in our lives and I have to …

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This week at Nursery

Hello Everyone! What a busy and exciting week we have had – we have now sent home all the wonderful Christmas crafts the children have been making – we hope you really like them! On Monday we had lots of fun making our Christmas biscuits – we hope you enjoyed them! We each had our …

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Pip and Posy The Christmas Tree by Axel Scheffler

Hello everyone! This week’s story is a Christmas story given to us by a classmate on her birthday.  It’s a lovely story about what happens when you have too much Christmas like Pip did.  Luckily, the present he found under the tree will help with his over indulgence!  The story is also about doing fun …

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The Smartest Giant in Town by Julia Donaldson

Hello everyone! This week’s story is by Julia Donaldson and one we read often in class.  This story is about a very kind giant who looks after his friends by giving them the clothes off his back!  It makes him very happy to help others.  Christmas time is called the season of giving and the …

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This week at Nursery

Hello Everyone! What a cold start to the week we had! However we used it to our advantage and made some ice for the children to explore – we watched it melt, felt it and bashed it with our hammers! We also played with shaving foam, which was great fun and especially interesting to see …

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Room on a Broom by Julia Donaldson

Hello everyone! This week’s story is by  one of our favourite authors, Julia Donaldson.    Indeed, Room on the Broom is a firm favourite of several class members.  It’s another great rhyming book.  Can you turn your ears on to hear the rhyming words?  There are so many!  Count them and see how big your …

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This week in Nursery

Hello Everyone! What a fun week we have had – we’ve been starting to think about Christmas. In Fiddly Fingers we have been making some Christmas decorations – for the classroom and for bringing home at the end of term.  Can you tell what we have been making from the pictures? We have also been …

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Hairy Maclary From Donaldson’s Dairy by Lynley Dodd

Hello everyone! This week’s story is Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy by Lynley Dodd.  This really is in my Top 10.  I adore the rhymes and reading them.  There’s a wonderful rhythm to reading the story.  My favourite character (besides Hairy Maclary) is Schnitzel von Krumm viz a very low tum!  There are a many …

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This week in Nursery

Hello Everyone! What a busy week we have had in Nursery and what fun we have had! We have been thinking about the letters in our name and thinking about rhyming words. For example, we have had lots of fun working out what rhymes with ‘cat’ – we thought ‘mat’. Did you know ‘Bain’ ( …

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This week in Nursery

Hello Everyone! What a lovely week we have had in Nursery –  we have been very busy crafters. In Child Initiated Learning we have made rockets (and even tested them outside!). Some of them have been hung up so you can see them when you arrive at Nursery. We have also made lots of playdough …

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