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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),...

Beanstalks and giants

Beanstalks and giants

We have ended this term with another week of planting and growing. The children have enjoyed this subject and were keen to carry on - especially with the story of 'Jack and the Beanstalk' to help our learning. In our morning sessions the children have all made a...

Planting and growing….

Planting and growing….

We have been taking advantage of the beautiful weather this week at preschool. The children have been planting seeds and plants so that they can grow their own snack items(tomatoes/carrots/potato/strawberries/lettuce/onion). They have thought about what these plants...

A busy couple of weeks………

A busy couple of weeks………

We have been busy this term with name writing, looking at the letter sound 'i', visiting Addlestone Library and starting our swimming lessons. Last week we focused on writing our names, forming letters correctly and began writing numbers. The children in our morning...

Lifecycles

Lifecycles

We have welcomed the children back to preschool this week and enjoyed hearing tales of some fun Easter holidays. To start the term we have been talking about lifecycles and using the story of the 'Hungry Caterpillar' to help with our learning as we sequenced the...

Easter, Tadpoles and Science…….

Easter, Tadpoles and Science…….

There has been so much happening at preschool this week with Easter activities, special surprises being made, science experiments and the arrival of our tadpoles!! We started Monday morning with an amazing science session, thanks to Lucy from 'Genie Lab Science'....

Pizza Restaurant

Pizza Restaurant

This week we have turned our home corner into a pizza restaurant complete with pizza oven. The children have all been busy making pizza dough, adding toppings and of course eating their very own pizza creations. Leading on from our learning last week we talked about...

Making healthy choices

Making healthy choices

There have been some very hungry caterpillars in preschool this week! We have used the story to look at healthy eating and exercise. The morning children have been all been making healthy choices, categorising food and taking part in lots of exercise. They have...

Celebrating Books

Celebrating Books

We have been celebrating books this week and looking at a different story each day. These have included: The Tiger Who Came to Tea, Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, The Gruffalo, We're Going on a Bear Hunt and Aliens in Underpants. Activities have involved Tiger masks, a...

A Roaring Time

A Roaring Time

This week at preschool all of the children have been looking at dinosaurs. They have: used exploratory play with the dinosaurs, wooden blocks and hay; made crafty dinosaurs with paper plates, cotton buds and shapes; and helped their very own dinosaur eggs to hatch...