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...
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...