Welcome to Nursery!
Our topics this half term is
Look out for our Nursery Wise Owl Home Challenges
... and the Sound of the Week
We had a lot of fun during stick week.
We started by exploring the Nature Conservation Area looking for sticks.
We were thrilled when John and Lousie came to Nursery and
took us on a magical journey as we acted out
'a sideways look at Cinderella'.
His Royal Majesty was in such a mood. There hadn't been a royal ball for years and years. And down the road in a crooked old house a kitchen maid had to do all the chores while her two sisters did nothing. Until one day an invitation arrived ......
We enjoyed finding out about the Chinese New Year celebrations.
This year is the Year of the Dog.
We made Chinese lanterns, lucky red envelopes and dragons.
We set up a Chinese restaurant and later made our very own Chinese feast with stir fry vegetables, noodles and egg fried rice. It was delicious, though a little tricky eating with chopsticks.
A picnic on the Moon
What a great time Nursery and Reception had when we dressed up as aliens and went on an Space adventure.
10, 9, 8, 7, 6 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 .... Blast off!
We all climbed into a really big space ship and flew to the moon for a picnic.
We invited lots of humans to join us. We think they must have really enjoyed the adventure,
and our lovely singing ....
Zoom zoom zoom we're going to the Moon!
The children looked amazing in their pirate outfits.
We made pirate hats, spy glasses and treasure maps. We stained the our maps with tea to make them look truly authentic. We made a big ship and sailed the oceans looking for treasure. We were not keen on the pirate grub because it was stale so we caught fish with our nets ... and ate fish fingers. We scrubbed the decks, sang sea shanties and walked the plank.
Captain Hook left us a note. We got the better of him and found the missing treasure.
All in all we had a great adventure.
Can you design and make a rocket?
Yes I can!
10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Blast off!
It was great fun launching the stomper rocket.
Number Day was such fun and the children looked amazing.
A big thank you to Wendy who came to give a talk on road safety.
After the talk the children created their very own roadway and showed us how they keep safe both when walking near the road or driving a car.
Our topic this half term is
The children have got off to a great start. They have settled in really well and are enjoying making new friends.
Here are the highlights of our first weeks. We are having so much fun!
Welcome to Nursery!
We hope you have had a fantastic Summer and are excited about starting Nursery
and making new friends.
And a special welcome back to the old timers!
Wizzy Wizard Challenges!
Every time a child completes a Wizzy challenge they can put a lolliop
stick in their Wizzy pocket.
When they have a rainbow of colours Wizzy will be so amazed he will want
to give them a special Wizzy award.
The Characteristics of Effective Learning
The characteristics of effective learning are a key element in the Early Year’s Foundation Stage. They detail the ways in which children learn from their environment, experiences and activities.
They are split into three main areas. These are:
‘Playing and exploring’ which shows how the child is engaging; ‘actively learning’which shows the motivation behind the child’s learning; and ‘creating and thinking critically’ which shows the thought processes behind learning and new achievements.