Making SNACKS!

The children at Gateway have been enjoying making their own cheese straws for snack time! Making their own snacks is a great way to encourage children to try new foods. The children had so much fun exploring how the ingredients mix together and change while cooking and what equipment we need. The children were very impressed [...]

2021-04-29T16:16:17+01:00April 29th, 2021|Gateway|

Shaping up

Children at our Gateway, Idle, Bradford have been learning about shapes! At circle time they all looked around the room to see what shapes they could find, before making them using different loose parts. Some chose to use different shapes to print with in the creative area, while others have been using lollypop sticks to make [...]

2020-10-29T16:26:38+00:00October 29th, 2020|Gateway|

Becoming Independent through Play

The children are building their independence as they learn to carry out more tasks for themselves. For example, sweeping the floor after spilling sand, they are building their physical strength, also as they learn to wash their hands correctly, they are building their self-help skills. These tasks also help their Personal, Social and Emotional Development as they [...]

2020-03-04T15:09:36+00:00March 14th, 2020|Gateway|

Fab Food February

We have been having a great month exploring new foods.  The month started by us delivering the Fab Food Fortnight funded by The Five Lane Community Partnership.  We have been doing lots of activities with food, from fruit tasting to bread making. We invited parents in to enjoy a mealtime with their child.  The parents commented [...]

2020-03-02T15:40:25+00:00March 5th, 2020|Gateway|

Pirate Leaving Party

The children at our Gateway Nursery held a Pirate’s Party to celebrate the school leavers finishing for school. The children enjoyed dressing up as pirates, exploring various pirate activities and playing party games. We wish them all well in their future, we will miss you all!

2018-08-20T14:36:23+01:00August 2nd, 2018|Gateway|


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