Nursery – Morning

Kung Hei Fat Choi

This week we have had lots of fun celebrating the Chinese New Year. We have written about the different animals that the new years are named after and we have acted out the story of their race. We have loved our Chinese restaurant and takeaway role play and have made...

Winter Wonderland

We have been really enjoying our Winter topic this week. We have built ice palaces fit for a snow queen in the construction corner, made up our own stories about polar bears in the small world area, dressed up and cast freezing spells in our own ice palace and used...

All Aboard the Shape Train

This week we started to think about shapes and we discovered that they can be found everywhere! We went on a shape hunt in the classroom and we spotted shapes in different pictures. We made our own pictures and models using shapes. We were really good at naming the 2D...

Yoga

We have been on a yoga Pirate Island adventure this week. We concentrated on listening, breathing and stretching in the warm up before using yoga to help us tell a pirate adventure story. We tried really hard to balance in different yoga positions - we were brilliant...

Bubble Trouble

We have been experimenting with how we can create different effects using paint. This week we have tried bubble art and the results were fantastic. We mixed paint with baby shampoo and water to make coloured bubbles then we placed the paper on top to make a print. We...

Sharing Shells

This week we have been using our amazing maths skills to place pearls in shells. We have shown how great we are at adding, subtracting, doubling and sharing. We  worked out answers to simple problems by ourselves and we could explain how knew we were right. We ...

Measuring and Comparing

Today we have been investigating capacity and using different measuring equipment to explore what happens when water is poured from one container to another. We had fun filling and emptying different vessels and making predictions as to how full they might be once the...

Creepy Crawlies and Wiggly Wrigglers

This week we have been exploring our school garden  and searching for bugs. We found all sorts of mini beasts in different parts of the garden. We looked at where we found them and tried to work out why they chose to live in that place. Some like it wet and dark, some...

Exciting Eruptions

Class 1 wanted to make a volcano to put in their dinosaur small world area. We planned how we could build a volcano shape and worked as a team to fill it with paper, cover it with tape and add tissue paper to make it look realistic. Once it was dry we thought it would...

Fun with Fossils

This week we have been digging for fossils and working out the best ways to excavate them. We found out that brushes were brilliant for removing sand and that you can use large and small brushes in different ways. We loved revealing all the detail in the burried...