The children at Children's Place Spring Cottage have been very busy this term. Besides learning about the autumnal changes, some of the children had the opportunity to visit the new Huddersfield Royal Infirmary A&E department and test out the children's waiting area. They met nurse, Tom and doctor, Mark who helped the children make their teddies [...]
After our amazing training day the staff team looked at the areas they would like to develop, they looked at how these would impact on the prime areas and made some fabulous changes.
All this week we are joining in with the NHS Big Tea Celebration with all things tea related, we will be painting, smelling, tasting, guessing how many teabags are in the jar and decorating lots of yummy biscuits to go with our tea themed week. If you would like to make a donation towards this, there [...]
The children in our baby room have been experiencing cause and effect sticking cotton wool on sticky tape. Developing cause and effect is important as your baby learns that their behaviour and actions result in a response. This helps your child to develop early communication and cognition skills, which are necessary to understand the cause and [...]
Spring Cottage's babies room have been exploring the qualities of rice and pasta play. Children's imaginations are sparked when they have the opportunity to play with tactile materials like pasta and rice. They make their own discoveries and this stimulates their curiosity and develops knowledge too.
The children in the baby room have been exploring shape, size and measure. Shape and measure is an important aspect of mathematical development. Children need to learn about shapes in their environment and the concept of measure in order to gain spatial awareness and mathematical understanding. Learning looks a lot of fun!!
The children in the baby room have been exploring with ice recently. Sensory play allows for many unstructured learning experiences for the freedom to explore and discover the world around them.
The Poppy Room children have being playing with jelly! Playing with jelly is a sensory activity for children to explore through their senses the many wonderful textures and qualities of jelly.
The children in the pre-school room have been celebrating Chinese New Year by practising with chopsticks and painting their very own Chinese Dragon.
The Poppy room children had lots of fun experimenting with shaving foam. Looks lots of fun!!!!