Our Halifax Nursery has recently added a loose parts area in their Toddler room. The loose parts resources consist of lots of different things including: - tubes, lids, wooden reels, cones, sample size carpet, material etc. The children really enjoy this type of play as it allows them to use their imagination in creating and building [...]
The pre-school children at our Halifax Nursery have been busy making their own pizzas for tea! They used a French bread base which they added Kate, the cook's home-made pizza sauce and then they chose from a selection of delicious toppings. They were able to use skills such as decision making, by choosing the toppings they [...]
On Saturday 8th December our Halifax Nursery had a trip to a local play gym, Play Palace. Approximately 20 children, their families and the nursery practitioners had a fantastic time. The children had lots of fun climbing the apparatus, going down the slide and playing in the ball pool as well as enjoying yummy snacks!
The children in the toddler room at our Halifax Nursery got into the Christmas spirit and decided to put up their Christmas tree! The children were given the opportunity to hang the decorations and tinsel where they wanted to. This helps to develop their hand-eye co-ordination and fine motor skills. One child used their imagination and [...]
During the week beginning the 12th November 2018, the children in the pre-school room at our Halifax Nursery supported Children in Need by holding a sponsored bike ride around the garden. The toddler children joined in the fun and had a sponsored wiggle jiggle dance. They raised a fantastic £612.30! As a thank you to all [...]
The children in the Pre-School room at our Halifax Nursery just love to play and create with loose parts! They have really enjoyed creating pictures, patterns, stacking, counting and naming colours with the mosaic tiles! This type of play allows the children to use their imagination, their fine motor skills as well as allowing them to [...]
The children in the pre-school room at our Halifax Nursery have been very busy getting ready for Santa visiting at Christmas! All the children have written a letter to Santa which included looking through toy catalogues, choosing which toys they would like and sticking them on the letter to Santa. When they finished the letters, they [...]
Our Halifax Nursery has recently celebrated Halloween, carrying out lots of spookily good activities. They had a special Halloween lunch which the children really enjoyed, see the menu! They played and danced in their fancy dress costumes but went shy when the video camera came out! They made ghosts and monsters using the loose parts and [...]
The children in the Pre-School room at our Halifax Nursery have been focussing on our motor skills. To develop these they have been building using different materials, playdough and jigsaw puzzles. These skills help the children to develop their mark making and writing skills later on.
Before the summer break, our Halifax nursery had a Sports Day! In the morning the toddlers went onto the playing fields next to nursery and the pre-school children went in the afternoon. There were numerous races including running, jumping, egg and spoon and bean bag on their heads. There was a fantastic turnout and even the [...]