Weekly update 23rd June

The children had a lovely Teddy bears picnic this week. They sat together in the garden, teddies on their laps, talking about their teddies and comparing names. Ellie said “Mine is called Ellie like me. I love my teddy!” Francesca said “Well mine is called Sparkly, because she has sparkles!” The cheese and fruit kebabs were a huge hit with the children, and sandwiches,

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Weekly update 16th June

The children participated in two science activities this week! First they explored red cabbage and baking soda, adding them together and observing what happened. Jasper said “Look it’s bubbling over the top and it’s changing colour!” It’s purple!” They were amazed at the fizzing reaction, giggling as it slowly rose up. The next experiment involved the juice of the cabbage combined with oil and

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Weekly update 2nd June

This week the children saw the caterpillars turn into beautiful butterflies! One by one, each caterpillar hatched from their cocoon and the children found it exciting, counting how many there were. The butterflies flew around for a couple of days in their home, feeding on oranges and a sugary solution, and by the middle of the week, it was time to let them fly

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Weekly update 26th May

The children have been making the most of the glorious sunshine this week. They were able to play in our new treehouse, which the children love, inviting each other inside and underneath. They opened their own fruit and veg shop, laying bowls of tasty fruit on the window ledge. Lyla said “Roll up, roll up. Come and get some juicy strawberries!” They took turns

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Weekly update 19th May

It has been another eventful week for the children. Builders have been working in the garden,building a new treehouse , which is looking fantastic. They were very interested in the work they were doing, so decided to become builders themselves. They put on their hats and jackets and got to work. Oliver, Ettie and Esther used their tools, hammering away at the wooden blocks

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Weekly update 12th May

The day nursery children visited the farm this week. They discussed what they would see, enjoying the scenery on the minibus journey. Once they arrived at the farm, they joined in with lots of fun activities. First they rode around on small tractors, going over bridges and through the ‘dark’ tunnels. Jasper said “I’m going to go through the tunnel the fastest!” Ray replied

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Weekly update 5th May

The children have been making their own magic potions this week. After reading ‘Room on the broom’, the children wanted to mimic the witch. They made potions in the mud kitchen, with Ettie saying “First we need to add water. It will make the mud all gooey!” They then added sticks, leaves and herbs to their potion. Francesca decided “We can give this to

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Weekly update 28th April

The children visited the woodland gardens this week. They explored the various parts of the park, starting off by searching for big sticks. They wandered around, searching behind trees. Once they had each found one, they added string to their stick to make a fishing rod. They took their fishing rods to the stream, placing them into the water and waited. Mollie said “We

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Weekly update 21st April

The children had lots of fun at our Spring fayre this week. At the beginning of the day, they had their own Easter egg hunt in the garden. They searched high and low for the bright eggs, becoming very excited when they found one. Inside were tasty flapjacks, which the children couldn’t wait to take home and try! As they were hunting for their

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Weekly update 7th April

The children have been very interested in books lately, and have joined in with lots of various activities surrounding their favourites. Firstly they read ‘The disgusting sandwich’ during circle time and decided to make their own. They discussed fillings that could go in their sandwich, such as green slime hair gel, pink foam and chocolate dirt. Once all the ingredients were ready, they spread

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