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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...

Dealing with emotions

Dealing with emotions

This week we have been looking at emotions with all of our children. We have thought about happy and sad faces, talked about different situations that make us feel happy/sad/angry/excited. We have also practiced being kind to our friends, sharing toys and helping each...

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Our home corner has been turned into a Chinese restaurant this week to help us celebrate Chinese New Year. We have been looking at the menus, opening times and using the language of time/money to role play in our restaurant. We have tasted new foods including:...

Goldilocks and the three bears

Goldilocks and the three bears

We have been thinking about size this week and distinguishing between big, medium and small. The story of 'Goldilocks and the three bears' has helped us learn and focused our activities. The children have made bear faces, bear sandwiches, bear characters and learnt...

Mrs. Honey’s Hat

Mrs. Honey’s Hat

This week we have used the story 'Mrs. Honey's Hat' as the focus for our activities. We have made sparkling spider webs, lots of spiders (playdoh/paint splat/paper) and been counting the legs. The children retold the story, remembering the days of the week and things...

Aye, aye captain!

Aye, aye captain!

We have been on a treasure hunt, sailed the seven seas, walked the plank and dressed up for our pirate theme this week at preschool. Treasure of the best kind was found around preschool as we used our maps to find chocolate and lollipops! Our morning children finished...

People Who Help Us!

People Who Help Us!

We have been looking at different occupations this week and were lucky to have some very special visitors. The children thought a lot about road safety, got to dress up as a lollipop person and take turns to cross our pretend road carefully - using their own lollipop...