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Eid 2022

Eid 2022

We recently celebrated the Islamic festival of Eid.  We made barfi, baked and decorated biscuits, explored artefacts, looked at books, watched a video clip of a family celebrating Eid, printed stars and moons, looked at henna patterns and had henna painted on our...

TERM 4 2021-2022

TERM 4 2021-2022

Recently, we learnt about changes in our environment. We explored how textures change during freezing and cooking and also how we can change materials, for example cutting, ripping scrunching, smoothing tin foil. We have also observed changes in the natural...

World Book Day 2022

World Book Day 2022

This week we celebrated World Book Day and the children (and even the grown-ups) wore costumes or their pyjamas to school on Wednesday. We raised £22 which will be sent to fund books in Africa.

Chinese New Year 2022

Chinese New Year 2022

Recently we learnt about the celebration of Chinese New Year. We explored how the texture of noodles changed from hard to soft after cooking, looked at Chinese writing and created our own using paint and charcoal, read stories, explored artefacts, did lion dancing and...

Christmas 2021

Christmas 2021

This week we have been celebrating the Christian festival of Christmas.  We have opened our advent box daily, made ‘snow’, used lots of glitter and tinsel to adorn Christmas tree decorations (you can never have enough glitter), baked and decorated Christmas...

Term 2 2021-2022

Term 2 2021-2022

This term we have been learning about colour and light.  We have been exploring materials that are shiny, bright, reflective and translucent like mirrors, torches and coloured cellophane.  We have been mixing colours and seeing how colours change.  We...

Diwali 2021

Diwali 2021

Over the last few days we have been celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of light.  We have made and decorated divas, made barfi sweets, chalked Rangoli patterns, watched information videos, explored artefacts and clothes, looked at books, explored sparklers...

Autumn and Halloween 2021

Autumn and Halloween 2021

The last few days at nursery have had an autumnal and Halloween focus.  The sensory trays have included green noodles with ice hands, rice krispies with spiders, jelly with creepy crawlies, coloured tapioca pearls and lychees, pipettes with ‘potions’.  Our playdough...

Term 1 2021-2022

Term 1 2021-2022

This term the children have been exploring their new classrooms, creative area and garden.  Our creative area always has a sensory element to it, which helps connect all the different senses together.  Children have been getting to know their key person,...

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