Our youngest children went to the estury this morning to discover all the beautiful birds that live there. We spotted Gulls, Oystercatchers and even an Egret! We had a lovely walk along the Tarka Trail and waved to all the people, the buses, lorries and cars.
It's been so blustery here, what a perfect day to fly a kite! Dragonflies spent the morning making a kite using sticks, masking tape, twine and tissue paper. We also reused carrier bags to turn into kites and decorated them by gluing on shapes of coloured paper. We enjoyed a poem and books about wind and talked about the seasons. We learnt the song 'Let's Go Fly a Kite' from the film Mary Poppins. The highlight of the morning was running around the garden pulling our kite
As part of National Children's Mental Health Week, we asked the question, "What makes you happy?" We have a beautiful 'Happiness Tree' in the Pink Hall where children, friends, families and staff are encouraged to write on a label what makes them happy. Children have been out in the garden this week and some of the babies have even taken their naps outside in the beautiful fresh air. On Tuesday it was really windy - a perfect excuse to make a kite with a reusable plastic ba
Childcare is, without doubt, one of the most varied and rewarding careers a person can choose to enter. Apprenticeships are structured training programmes that are designed for a person to gain skills, knowledge, understanding & experience in their chosen area. This really is a benefit for any student embarking in a career with children as the person gains vital experience and a chance to put their skills into practice therefore gaining confidence. Amy who is based in our D