Nursery Summer 2 2019

Our visit to Church Farm, Stow Bardolph

We had lots of fun visiting Church Farm, Stow Bardolph. During our animal encounter session, we stroked lots of animals and asked questions about them. We went on a tractor and trailer ride and fed the pigs some carrots. We enjoyed exploring the play areas, including the massive sandpit and climbing wall.

Nursery Summer 1 2019

As part of our topic ‘Holidays,’ we listened to the story ‘The Snail and the Whale’ by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. We talked about the places the snail and whale visited. The children enjoyed stretching, squashing and moulding the (snail) slime. We created snails using wax crayons, CDs, paint and buttons.

The children have enjoyed PE activities linked to the seaside theme. This included going on an adventure in a speed boat (hoop), moving at different speeds and in different directions and taking care not to crash intothe islands! We also used the parachute for making waves and pretending to swim and paddle in the sea and for a pirate treasure game.

Nursery Spring 2 2019

Our topic for the half term was ‘Roots, shoots and muddy boots.’ We planted carrot and pumpkin seeds. We have been watering our seeds and plants and observing the changes over time.

We have been looking after our fairy garden and making new items for them. The fairies have been writing us letters and we have written back to them.

We looked at the journey of bread, using the story The Little Red Hen. We made our own flour and bread.

The children have been painting sunflowers in pairs. They used bubble wrap and forks to create the flower heads.

Nursery Spring 1 2019

Our topic for this half term was dinosaurs. We found a nest of icy dinosaur eggs. We had to think of ways to try to get the dinosaurs to hatch.

We made dinosaur footprints with the toy dinosaurs.

We have been finding out about dinosaur bones.

Nursery Autumn 2 2018

Our topic for this half term was food.  We read the story Pumpkin Soup and made our own pumpkin soup.

We enjoyed making and decorating reindeer cakes.

Nursery Christmas Activity Morning

The children did a brilliant job with singing songs to tell the story of the first Christmas to friends and family. They also enjoyed participating in a selection of Christmas activities including decorating the Christmas tree, making decorations and wrapping presents.

Nursery Autumn Term 1

The nursery children have had fun getting to know their classmates and exploring the nursery environment, including the toad stools, storytelling chair and fairy garden.  They have also visited other parts of the school, such as the hall for parachute games and the library to select books.

Our topics for this half term were colours and harvest.

The children focussed on colour and pattern linked to the story ‘Elmer’.

They explored fruit and vegetables as part of the harvest topic.