Category: nursery

Autumn – Non fiction

Hello everyone, This week has been an interesting week learning about our current Season.  We’ve discussed how the nights are getting longer, that it’s getting chilly, the changing colours of the leaves and what clothes we wear during this time of year.  As you can imagine, looking for falling leaves has proven a bit tricky …

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This week in Nursery

Hi everyone, This week we have been listening to a non fiction book called Autumn. This started a conversation about the seasons, we discussed the differences in temperature, weather and clothing for each season.  Maybe you could continue with these conversations at home?  Make a game of it, ask them to guess the seasons from …

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This week in Nursery

Hello everyone! This week we have been sharing our love with the trees in our forest.  Having read Hug by Jez Alborough, we decided that we would hug the trees.  There were lots of interesting words used to describe how trees felt, rough, smooth, tickly, prickly, hard, and even cold. More fun adventures were had …

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Hug by Jez Alborough

Hello everyone, Our story of the week is Hug by Jez Alborough.  It’s a great story about empathy and as you know, that’s what we’ve been talking about.   We talked about why the little monkey was feeling sad when he saw the other animals hugging (his mum wasn’t there for him to hug).  We also …

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This week in Nursery

Hello everyone, Another busy week in Nursery!  This week we have been playing a lot of listening games, we’ve listened out for the sounds of a lawnmower, a drill, keys turning in the lock to name a few.  These games are abundant on YouTube, just type in listening games for early years and choose one …

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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

Hello everyone, Put your coats on we’re going on a bear hunt!  Our story this week is the classic by Michael Rosen, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.  It has so many possibilities for learning, it’s hard to know where to start. Literacy, Communication and Language – how many different ways can you describe mud?  …

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This week in Nursery

Hi Everyone! This week we have been very busy remembering to say please and thank you.  There have been a lot of children on the rainbow and even a few in the pot of gold! We’ve been doing lots of counting this week (and every week).  We have really gotten into the ‘swing’ of active …

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Thank you, Mr Panda by Steve Antony

Hello everyone, This week’s story is another fantastic addition to the series authored by Steve Antony.  A sense of gratitude can benefit children (and adults) in a variety of ways. It has important emotional health benefits. A person who is grateful tends to spend less time comparing themselves with others. It’s important to show appreciation …

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Well and truly settled

Hello all, We can say that the children have settled really well into the routines of the nursery class this week. They have confidently come into the class and participated in the fiddly fingers within their animal groups. One of the activities the children have enjoyed outside has been potion making, we went on a …

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Please, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony

This week’s story is a fantastic one for remembering our manners and reminding us to say please and thank you.  It’s incredibly important to say please and thank you to people, it’s one of the ways we form good relationships.  In Nursery it is one of our main focuses. We practice this at every opportunity.  …

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