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Super Veggies

Super Veggies

This week we have been thinking about healthy foods. What are healthy foods? Which foods are good for us to eat? What makes a food bad for our teeth? What foods are 'treat foods'? The children have explored this topic in a range of ways as we thought about how to make...

Moving in different ways

Moving in different ways

We have been looking at the different ways we can move this week at preschool. In our morning sessions we started the week off by creating a mini assault course to climb, balance, jump, slither, crawl and walk out way through. On Tuesday we were lucky to have a Rugby...

Following instructions isn’t as easy as you think!

Following instructions isn’t as easy as you think!

This week we completed a series of activities designed to help us follow instructions. We used a giant ball run to practice listening to instructions and to see if we could independently complete a task. We also used the story of 'Stick Man' and looked how we handled...

Run, run as fast as you can…

Run, run as fast as you can…

There has definitely been a lot of running this week as we explored the big school playground. Our main theme though has been the story of 'The Gingerbread Man' and we have used this to roll out dough, cut out shapes, cook and decorate gingerbread biscuits, and...

First week of term

First week of term

We have enjoyed welcoming all the children to preschool this week and everyone has had a lot of fun exploring and getting to know each other. Our morning children particularly enjoyed the trips to the big school playground where they climbed, ran and even performed...

People who help us….

People who help us….

This week we have been talking about the 'people who help us', our real life super heroes. We were very lucky to have visits from a policeman, a nurse and some animals on our vet day. The children got to listen to each visitor explain what they do and how they can...

Busy at the car wash

Busy at the car wash

Our car wash has been busy with customers this week as the children role played outside. Water and soap was everywhere as we not only cleaned cars, but enjoyed cooling down with water activities as well. On Wednesday we had a 'Gardeners' session run by HartBeeps and...

We’re all going on a summer holiday…..

We’re all going on a summer holiday…..

Despite the weather this week we have all enjoyed thinking about summer holidays and travel. We have made ice cream creations (and of course sampled some real ice creams), practiced swimming, packed our suitcases and designed our own passports. On Thursday our morning...

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

We have been learning about the 3R's 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle' and there has been a lot of creativity displayed as the children turned plastic, cardboard, metal and paper into amazing monsters, bird feeders, suncatchers, musical instruments and other things. The...

The Egg

The Egg

On Monday we found a very large egg in the playground, some footprints and a lot of feathers. A puzzle to solve! The children selected instruments to help them take a closer look and think about how it felt, looked (magnifying glass/binoculars), sounded (stethescope),...