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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),...

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'....