Nursery

2023-2024

February

We have been learning to re-tell the story of The Three Little Pigs. We made puppets and built houses to help us to use our story-telling voices.

October

We went on a safari in the forest to find some of the animals from ‘Dear Zoo’

We harvested some carrots for snack time. They were crunchy and sweet!

2022-2023

June

It’s harvest time in the nursery garden. We ate the peas straight from the pod. They were so sweet!

May

The nursery have been watching caterpillars grow and change. We also sowed some wild flowers for the butterflies and bees.

March

We have been learning how to weigh different things – including ourselves! “Teamwork guys – it’s gone up to nine!”

The egg and spoon race was fun…keeping score was a challenge. Who has the most points?

February 

The nursery children enjoy telling the story of The Little Little Pigs – “Not by the hair on my chinny chin chin!”

Mmmm! Pancake day today…Flipping a pancake takes a lot practise!

January

We have been building houses and homes together. Great teamwork nursery!

December

The nursery had fun in the snow. Rolling the huge snowball was hard work. Phew!

November

The nursery enjoyed exploring water on a rainy day…Splish, splash, splosh!

We have been using our senses to explore ginger, and practised measuring and counting to make gingerbread men. Delicious!

October

We went on a safari in our forest area to find animals from the story ‘Dear Zoo’.

We made cinnamon biscuits in animals shapes, and practised counting cups of flour, butter and sugar.

2021-22

Summer

Harvesting Peas

It’s time to harvest the peas from the nursery garden. Some children tasted them straight from the pod…They also planted wheat to help the Little Red Hen.

Baking Bread

The nursery children have been baking bread. They measured the ingredients and kneaded it by hand…Others cut and buttered the bread for everyone to share. Great teamwork nursery!

The nursery children have been making fruit salad for the Very Hungry Caterpillar.  It was juicy and sweet…Mmmm!

This term the nursery are exploring our forest area. We have been looking for minibeasts, and building dens for animals and ourselves!

Spring

During Science Week the nursery have been using their senses to explore the world around them.

They have investigated different materials through cooking cakes and popcorn, using syringes and ice in the water, and observing how colours can be changed.

The nursery are learning about seeds. We practiced our chopping skills and found seeds in tomatoes, peppers and cucumber.

Pancake Day

The nursery made pancakes for Shrove Tuesday. They enjoyed whisking the batter and flipping the pancakes.
They even did the washing up!

Planting seeds

The nursery children are learning about how plants grow, and have planted some tomato seeds and peas. I wonder how long they will take to grow?

Autumn

The nursery have been baking gingerbread men, and learning how to measure, stir, roll, cut and bake.