Weekly update 16th February

The children explored  woodwork this week, including making their own dragons! They used a variety of tools such as drills and saws, whilst wearing their safety goggles as you can see! Oliver said “My dragon will have two big scary eyes and breathe lots of fire!” They showed good control, using the tools safely. While some children were busy with woodwork, others explored the nature

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Weekly update 9th February

The children explored a sensory activity this week with herbs, playdough and natural materials such as huge leaves! They mixed the ingredients together and Matilda said “We can add the herbs to change the colour of the playdough!” They rolled out the dough and carefully sprinkled the herbs over the top and made cakes and pies and even breakfast! They practiced cutting with the scissors,

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Weekly update 2nd February

The children explored water outside in a variety of ways this week. They filled up a big tea pot and poured the water all over the grass to make a huge puddle in the rain! There were boats floating back and forth and crabs and lobsters swimming around as they decided it was the sea. Some of the children made muddy tea, while others

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Weekly update 27th January

The children have been hard at work in the garden this week, cooking lots of brilliant concoctions. In the mud kitchen, they mixed mud with natural materials and herbs. They discussed what they needed to do to cook their meals and how long it would take. Lucy said “It needs to go in the oven or it wont be hot!” Amelia replied “Then it

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Weekly update 19th January

The children have created their own woodwork snowmen this week,  in the outdoor nature garden. They were very skilled as you can see! They discussed the snowmen’s buttons, deciding how many they should put on their piece of wood . Jasmin said “Maybe 5 buttons as he can be very tall!” Morris replied “How about 100 buttons!” They giggled together, then got to work. 

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Weekly update 12th January

The children have used the big wooden blocks outside this week, to make their own car park. They worked together, carefully positioning the blocks, and talked about car parks they had seen and David said “There are always lots of cars there. They go up the big, big ramp!” Matilda replied “And down, wheee!” Once they had finished, they pretended they were at the

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Weekly update 22nd December

The children had a fantastic Christmas party this week! They looked amazing dressed in their hats and beautiful outfits, to tuck into scrumptious sandwiches, houmous, breadsticks and banana muffins and more! They discussed what their favourite foods were. Jasmin said “I love the cream cheese sandwiches!” Isla agreed and said “The ham ones taste good too!” This was followed with a very exciting disco

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Weekly update 15th December

The children performed an amazing Christmas concert this week. The day nursery and Tadpoles children jointly sang some wonderful Christmas carols, such as ‘Jingle bells’ and ‘When Santa got stuck up the chimney’. At the start of the concert, some of the children spoke about what they would like for Christmas. Oliver would like a truck, while Matilda asked for baby Annabelle! They then

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Weekly update 1st December

In our forest school this week, the children visited Carlisle park. While walking around, they noticed a hiding place and became very excited. They made their way underneath the trees and pulled the twigs in front of their face, so no one could see them. Joshua shouted “Boo!” as he popped out from behind. They laughed together and spent time exploring the leaves left

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Weekly update 24th November

The tadpoles children have been using their bodies as a measuring tool this week. They linked hands to find out how many children could stand between two trees, as you can see! They found out 11 children were long enough to touch tree to tree but at another set of trees, there were not enough of them. Vinu said “We need more children to

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