Wow, it's been a hot week but the children have all been so amazing and coped with the heat really well. Water play was of course the main and popular activity! Watering the plants, playing in the shade straight away first thing in the morning, quiet games, puzzles, stories, naps and delicious frozen fruit and water melon has all helped us cool down this week. Even our dear pet rabbit Winnie Butter-Jelly has enjoyed being misted by a cool and refreshing spray bottle. Our l
It has been beautiful this week and we have been having fun keeping cool. We have water play, craft, books, stories, sand tray, sewing skills, pea picking and a delicious, colourful ploughman's lunch to look forward to. We are so very fortunate to have so many beautiful, shaded areas in our extensive grounds. The woodland area is so peaceful and provides a wealth of shade along with our new 'Literacy Corner'. This is a lovely space where children can choose a quiet spot to
It's officially pea picking time! We have been growing and nurturing our peas and now is the fun part - picking the pods! The children can tell you that they need "watering can on them makes them grow and sun." The children were so excited to peel back the pods to reveal a row of shiny delicious peas. If we look closer at this activity, the children are learning about where our food comes from, the importance of pollinators in our gardens, they are experiencing eating stra
We have been looking at ‘Exotic Animals’ this month, talking all about animals around the world.
Our little Ladybirds have been making a fabulous 'Under the Sea' display with amazing art work. The Butterfly group have a wonderful display with lions and giraffes. We love the way they have created lion faces using a bowl and splodging paint around it to make the lion's mane. Dragonflies have small world, masks, playdough, mark making and collages. It was immense fun thudding