Ice Ice Baby!

The babies at our Owlet nursery have been exploring with ice.  They have been touching and feeling the texture and noticing the change as the ice melted and the natural resources became loose. While enjoying this activity the babies learnt about the world around them.  They also developed skills of moving and handling as they picked up [...]

2019-01-24T16:47:45+01:00January 31st, 2019|Owlet|

The Bluebells children at our Daisy Hill Nursery were exploring the snow recently. They enjoyed making footprints, feeling the texture and tried to make snowballs!  Some children used their fingers to write their names in the snow.  Chilly fun!!

2019-01-24T16:13:06+01:00January 30th, 2019|Daisy Hill|

Roll Up! Roll Up! Get Your Fruit and Veg Here!

'Mayfield’s Market' is the best in town for fresh fruit and vegetables! The Children had great fun shopping and taking it in turns to buy and sell. Lots of conversations took place about different shops and supermarkets, children recalled their experiences of shopping with their family and what they like to buy when they go shopping. [...]

2019-01-24T15:57:46+01:00January 29th, 2019|Mayfield|

Den Building

The toddler room children at Barkerend have had immense fun when den building with their peers and adults. Den building offers a range of advantages to children of all ages, from physical development to problem solving skills. Children are able to build on their learning by thinking creatively and putting their ideas into reality. Creating dens [...]

2019-01-23T13:49:20+01:00January 25th, 2019|Barkerend|

Building with Bricks!

The children were having a lovely time playing with the small wooden blocks. They were able to pick up the brick between their thumb and fingers and place them on top of each other to make their own creations.  They were really concentrating whilst making their construction and were very much enjoying being in each other’s [...]

2019-01-23T13:34:31+01:00January 24th, 2019|Burnett Fields|

Mark Making

The two-year olds at our Summerfield Nursery have been practising their mark making skills. They have been learning how to hold the pen between their finger and thumb and are able to make lines and circular marks on the paper. They have also been practising counting with the help of a few bears!

2019-01-17T16:26:34+01:00January 22nd, 2019|Summerfield|

Shredded Paper Fun!

The children in the Snowdrops room at our Daisy Hill Nursery have really enjoyed playing with shredded paper. They loved throwing it up in the air and feel it land on their faces when it came down on them. They also enjoyed exploring the texture with their hands. Looks a lot of fun!

2019-01-17T15:07:23+01:00January 21st, 2019|Daisy Hill|

Hair Salon

The children at our St James' Nursery have enjoyed having a hairdressing salon in setting. The children loved interacting with the staff and the other children to create some marvellous hairstyles. Don't they look wonderful?  

2019-01-17T14:39:05+01:00January 17th, 2019|St James'|