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Mr. Bear’s Big World Trip Begins….

Mr. Bear’s Big World Trip Begins….

Thank you to everyone that has brought things in to preschool from their special places this week to share with their friends. We have talked about America/Tenerife/Paris/Egypt and Menorca - using our giant preschool map to locate these countries and talk about our...

Letter Sounds – ‘S’

Letter Sounds – ‘S’

This week we have been thinking about letter sounds with our morning children. We have played a memory game with our names, searched preschool for items beginning with particular letters, took part in sound bingo and identified the letters on our shopping list that we...

Welcome back!

Welcome back!

It has been a lovely first week, welcoming back all of our children and introducing them to some new friends. We have been busy with a range of activities to settle us all back in, including: fun games (practicing turn taking), physical challenges (to balance and...

Christmas has arrived at preschool….

Christmas has arrived at preschool….

Christmas was in full swing at preschool this week. We have been making, baking and practising all things related to Christmas. We thought about the birds in our garden and made little presents for them. We even managed to recap on our learning from this term...

Santa’s Little Helpers

Santa’s Little Helpers

Our present wrapping station has proved popular this week as the children picked toys, wrapped and sorted presents (big/medium/small). The preschool Christmas Quiz went well, with the children working together as a team, recognising numbers and answering questions...

Sneezy Stephen and Germy Germ

Sneezy Stephen and Germy Germ

This week we have been thinking about germs and the word 'invisible'. We have learnt how to wash our hands correctly to wash away germs and practised this before we set about our cooking activities. Germy Germ and Sneezy Stevie helped us learn about germs and how they...

Aliens have landed…

Aliens have landed…

We continued with our space theme this week and thought about our own aliens. There were some amazing ideas, drawings and input provided from the children's home learning books this week - thank you! We made our aliens with play dough, built rockets with fruit and our...

Zoom, zoom, zoom, we’re going to the moon………

Zoom, zoom, zoom, we’re going to the moon………

We've been to the moon and back this week as we looked at the different planets in our solar system and learnt lots of new words and language. The children made planets using 'spin art paints' and looked at our globe to see what our own planet 'Earth' looks like from...

Starting the term with a bang!

Starting the term with a bang!

We talked about firework safety at the beginning of the week and listened to the children talking about the displays they had been to and the sound words they had learnt (bang/whizz/sparkle/pop/whoosh). In our morning sessions we have been ordering the letters in our...

Winnie’s Potion Lab

Winnie’s Potion Lab

We kick started the week in 'Winnie's Potion Lab'. The children got to mix a whole range of ingredients together and create some very amazing looking potions! There were eyeballs, spiders, skeletons and gooey multi coloured slime amongst many other things. They took...