World Nursery Rhyme Celebration!

We have been celebrating World Nursery Rhyme Awareness this term. The children have been learning different nursery rhymes in session. They have enjoyed listening to the rhymes and joining in with actions to help them remember the rhymes too. The World Nursery Rhyme website explains ‘Nursery rhymes are excellent teaching tools and can help to develop: vocabulary, language and …

Our first week back in Pre – School!

The children arrived back in Pre – School excited and eager to talk about their experiences of Bonfire night and the fireworks they saw. Following this interest we explored fireworks in lots of different ways! We looked at a variety of firework photographs and talked about the colours, patterns and sounds we could see. We explored lots of …

Autumn all around us!

Over the last couple of weeks the children have noticed the changes in the environment around them. They have been talking about the leaves falling off the trees, the different colours and textures they could feel.  They wanted to explore leaf printing and used the paints to do this. They painted the leaves and then printed them on …

This week in Pre-School…

In our Pre – School garden the apples have started to fall off the trees. We have been busy collecting them and we have enjoyed using them in our creative area. We used them in the paint to make different prints. We have used our senses to explore the sensory tubs and thought of ways to sort …

Pre – School go on a listening walk!

This week Elmer sent us some listening ears! We decorated them and then cut them out before sticking them onto a head band. We then wore these listening ears out on our listening walk! We went on a walk down to the school and had to listen very carefully to the sounds we could hear in the …

A busy start to our new term in Pre – School!

We have had a wonderful start back to our new term at Pre – School. The children have all settled in well and we have been busy learning about ourselves with our topic of ‘Marvellous Me’. We have spent time looking in the mirror to help us paint our portraits. We looked at our different …