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It's Christmas!

Christmas has been a magical time in nursery. We have been busy wrapping presents in Santa's workshop, decorating baubles, making Christmas cards and we have celebrated with our families. 
Picture 1 We had a Christmas activity day.
Picture 2 Members of our family came in...
Picture 3 and helped us to make Christmas crafts.
Picture 4 We worked really hard!
Picture 5 What a super reindeer!
Picture 6 We made Christmas stockings.
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Picture 10 And stars to hang on our Christmas trees.
Picture 11 Writing lists in Santa's workshop.
Picture 12 We had a Christmas sing along.
Picture 13 We sang Christmas songs for our families.
Picture 14 We were absolutely fantastic!
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Picture 16 We made our tree look all Christmasy!
Picture 17 It was very magical.

 

"We're Going On A Bear Hunt"

We had so much fun reading "We're Going On A Bear Hunt" by Michael Rosen. The children enjoyed joining in with the rhythmic pattern of the story and were able to join in with the repeated story language, they even learnt parts of the story off by heart! Have a look at some of our bear hunt activities. 

 

Picture 1 We made our own binoculars to take on a bear hunt.
Picture 2 We selected the best way to attach the materials.
Picture 3 Looking good!
Picture 4 The finished product.
Picture 5 The bear left us cake ingredients.
Picture 6 Make sure you mix it well!
Picture 7 So far so good!
Picture 8 Delicious!
Picture 9 Going on a bear hunt!
Picture 10 The bear left paw prints for us to follow.
Picture 11 We looked every where!
Picture 12 Where can that bear be?
Picture 13 He must be here somewhere?
Picture 14 Found him!
Picture 15 The bear left us yummy snacks to eat.
Picture 16 When we got back to nursery...
Picture 17 we did some mark making about what we had seen.

The Little Red Hen

We have been reading the story "The Little Red Hen" and have done lots of activities based on the book. We made our own bread, made our own hens and retold the story. Have a look at our pictures from a very busy week!
Picture 1 Making our own Little Red Hens
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Picture 3 We measured out the ingredients to make some dough
Picture 4 Then we used all our muscles to knead the dough.
Picture 5 Eating our bread with some tasty jam and honey.
Picture 6 Little Red Hen small world.
Picture 7 Counting out the right number of loaves of bread.
Picture 8 We experimented with the left over bread.
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Picture 10 Acting out the story.
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Picture 12 Exploring shape & space by building the hen a barn

The children have settled back in to Nursery after the half term holiday and have already been very busy! 

They celebrated Bonfire Night by doing a collaborative firework picture using a splatter paint technique and made individual pictures by rolling a marble across a piece of paper. 

We learnt about Remembrance Day and made poppies to remember the Soldiers. We also used loose parts to create poppy art work and painted some fantastic poppies. 

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Autumn 2 Medium Term Plan

 

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Autumn 1

What a busy half term! We have read Owl Babies and learnt all about owls, investigated Autumn and made vegetable soup and also celebrated Diwali! Here are a few photographs of our first half term in nursery. 
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Welcome to Nursery!

 

 

The children have got off to a flying start in Nursery and I am really pleased at how well they have settled into their new environment. The children benefit from having access to a range of resources daily in Nursery including water and sand play, outdoors activities, mark making, art and craft, construction, role play and playdoh. They will also have the opportunity to be involved in a range of weekly activities including baking, sport and games, music sessions, circle time, technology and messy play. We will be helping the children to grow friendships in Nursery and will be talking about their health and self care. The children will also learn some letters sounds and will develop their ideas about shape and number.

 

Our topic this half term is 'One in a Million' with the focus being on learning lots about the children, their interests and what makes them special. We have already learnt a lot about the children in Nursery and look forward to learning much more!

 

 

Nursery Induction Dates and other Information

Nursery Class of 2016/2017

 

The children in Nursery have had a fantastic year!

We started the year reading the Owl Babies and got the oppurtunity to meet some real owls.

Over the past twelve months we have explored space and visited the moon, helped Super worm with his challenges and been on a magical mystery tour.

The Nursery has been involved in the SEMH project that promotes and encourages collaborative play. This has helped develop the children speech and language development, their social development and how they manage their own feelings and behaviour.

The older Nursery children are very excited about moving up to Reception.

 

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