The pre school children have been learning all about Diwali. They read a lovely story that shared information about this wonderful celebration of light. However, the very inquisitive pre-schoolers still had so many relevant questions to ensure they to fully understood this prestigious event. They were continuously asking amazing open-ended questions to extend and expand their [...]
The children in the Poppies room have recently had a trip to the shops to choose a pumpkin! On the way back to nursery they met a police officer and were very keen to show off their purchases.
More Halloween fun in our Toddler room! The children were filling the pumpkins with different materials such as shredded paper, leaves, pasta using the tongs. This is great for their fine motor skills and concentration and motivation to keep trying! Also great mathematics filling the objects with different shapes and sizes !
Children's Place are the proud sponsors of the Northowram Rams U7s team. This was the first match they got to wear their new kit and don't they look awesome!! Good Luck for the season!
The children have been exploring the nursery grounds looking high and low for the changes that have been happening this Autumn. This helps the children to understand the world around them and develop new language.
The toddlers really enjoyed exploring all the spooky Halloween objects last week. After reading a pumpkin story they explored using orange and green paints to create their own pumpkin pictures. The team then provided the children real pumpkins to explore. Developing their language the toddlers used lots of words to describe the pumpkins as “orange”, “big”, [...]
The toddlers have been developing their imagination as they have explored with the babies. They have been learning to care for them by bathing them and making sure their teeth were clean. They have also been showing interest in doctors as an occupation and have been helping to make their babies feel better. How adorable!!
We have been having a wonderful time investigating and learning about the Autumn season. Over the last couple of weeks the children have been watching the blossom tree leaves change colour from green to red which has sparked lots of conversations. They have been collecting leaves in the garden to look at the colours and patterns [...]
Mud, Glorious Mud! The pre-school children have been enjoying playing in the mud kitchen. The mud kitchen is fantastic for imagination, social interactions, mathematical development and creating and thinking critically.
Our babies have enjoyed pumpkin carving. They all got really stuck in and loved the sensory experience of the inside of the pumpkin. They used spoons to scrape the filling out, putting it into different containers. The babies are still yet to do baking and have a sensory Halloween cauldron to look forward to. Watch this [...]