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Colours, Shapes and Patterns in Nursery

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We had a great time in our last two weeks of Atumn 1 finding out about colours, patterns and shapes with Elmer the Elephant and the Mr Men and Little Misses. We made colourful Elmers from an empty milk carton. Hunted for colours around our Nursery and outside. We made beautiful shape Elmers using the shape stamps and really enjoyed reading lots of Mr Men books and matching them by colour and shape. We made our own. We think they are fabulous. We were brillant at hunting for patterns and trying to copy them on Elephant masks and our whiteboards.

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All About Me!

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The children enjoyed finding out about themselves and their nursery friends for our All About Me topic over the past two weeks. The familiy photos were great motivators for our communication and language skills. We have been having fun doing some tasks Mums and Dads do about the house in our role plays. We really enjoyed thinking about our special numbers and how old we were. We explored our senses too, and thought of ways to keep our bodies healthy... the fruit kebabs were a real hit!

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We have also been enjoying our new seating area for forest schools and new mud kitchen. we created some lovely Autumn tree pictures using feathers, sticks and leaves for our paint brushes. 

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There's no such thing as a Gruffalo...

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Dear All,

We had a great time doing Gruffalo activities last week inside and outside. Our favourites where making Gruffalo playdough models, cooking Gruffalo Crumble (blueberries for purple prickles), going on a Gruffalo hunt, making Gruffalo tea in the mud kitchen and creating our own Gruffalo's from clay and conkers. Hot chocolate in the outdoor classroom was a great end of week treat!

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Mums, Dads, Grans and Grandpa's also joined us for Gruffalo fun. Thanks for visiting us in our Nursery.

The children loved it!

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We also enjoyed sharing our favourite storybook from home and reading them with all our friends.

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Our First Blog Page

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Welcome to the Nursery Blog

We will update it fornightly.

We are so proud of all the children and how well they have settled into Nursery. We have enjoyed doing lots of different activities inside and outside our Nursery.

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Growing Sunflowers

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We have loved our first weeks of our 'Living Things' theme. We found out about the parts of a plant, tasted different parts odf a plant and then we planted sunfflower seeds. We have loved watching them grow.

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We have also enjoyed our letter of the week activities.

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Pirate day 2018

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We loved Pirate Day!! What a way to end our half term.

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A Royal Wedding

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Enjoy our Royal Wedding celebratrions.

We did lots of lovely activities to celebrate Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding.  We made the Union Jack flag, threaded beads to make a beautiful bracelet, came to Nursery wearing aour best outfits and made delicious trifle to eat at our picnic wedding feast.

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Nursery rockpools

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Dear All,

We have been having such fun with our under the sea theme. Last week we found out about rockpools and hermit crabs. We did a lot of investigating with shells and rocks and used them in our maths activities for counting and making shapes and exploring patterns.

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We have really enjoyed making a rockpool in a bottle. Choosing what to go in and filling it to the half way mark. If we listen carefully they even sound like the sea.

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We have also been very busy in the warmer weather doing our outdoor activities. We made some beautiful nature crafts and we love our clay tree faces.

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Summer Term

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Hello all,

Welcome back after Easter Break. The children had a wonderful time exploring and learning in the field and our other outdoor areas in the Springtime sunshine last week. Don't forget the children will spend most of the day outdoors on a Friday so always dress appropriately for the weather!

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We also had a great start to our Under the Sea theme for this term . We made some fabulous sea creatures for our role play from old CDs, cooled down in the water tray with a spot of fishing and  made our own sea creatures using 2D shapes.

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We have loved learning the letter 'l' this week because Mrs Edmunds got the lego out! We made lots of creations and also did some printing with it.

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Come and Play Session

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Thank you to all the Mums, Dads and Granddadswho came to our Nursery on Monday. It made us feel so special.

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Jungle fun

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We have had a great start to our new Spring theme -Down in the Jungle...

We loved making animal hatas and painting our faces to look like a favourite jungle animal. We have talked alot about colours and patterns. Our fork lion pictures looked wonderful and we could do them all on our own! We have loved doing lots of other jungle activities too and our role play is as popular as ever.

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World Book Day

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We had a great time celebrating world book day in Nursery last week. We all dressed up as our favourite book characters- don't we look fantastic?!

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