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Thinking about germs

Thinking about germs

This week we have been talking about germs and how to stop them spreading. We have thought about what they might look like, seen images of real germs under a microscope and made some of our own for a display. Our ring games also helped us understand how germs spread...

First week back…..

First week back…..

What a lovely first week back! It was great to welcome all the children back to preschool and meet some new ones this week. The children were really keen to dress up as police officers this week and joined in a game using clues, looking very hard around preschool...

Christmas is in full swing at preschool

Christmas is in full swing at preschool

We started the week with some keen tree decorating and carried on with our Christmas theme throughout. The little helper elves at preschool enjoyed wrapping presents for each other and using questions to see if they could work out what was inside. They wrote labels,...

Listening to sounds, counting ducks and tricks

Listening to sounds, counting ducks and tricks

This week the children have been thinking about the sounds that letters and words make. They have thought about the letter 'S' and took part in activities to find items with this letter sound, sort sounds and write the letter with a rhyme (slither down the snake -...

Fixing and measuring

Fixing and measuring

In our home corner this week the children have been busy fixing and measuring as they took on the role of mechanics. They repaired broken cars, built bridges, hammered nails and used pliers to remove them. The children thought about reusing materials and came up with...

A trip to the shops….

A trip to the shops….

This week we have been playing in our supermarket, creating shopping lists, taking on roles at the checkout and also making some tasty treats to buy. Our learning about money helped us think about number recognition and count coins to match quantity. We have been out...

A great first week back at preschool….

A great first week back at preschool….

The children enjoyed playing on the new climbing equipment in the sunshine this week and getting very messy as we explored colours. We started the week as we meant to go on with some splatt painting (it wasn't only the paper that got covered!) and our feet painting...

Dragons and potions mixing

Dragons and potions mixing

We have loved having a special visit this week from some REAL dragons and finding out all about them. Our giant spell book contains some lovely writing and great magic words added by the morning children. The children also made edible mud pots, magic wands and mixed...

Autumn celebrations

Autumn celebrations

Our harvest collection is going well thank you to everyone that has donated so far. Don't forget you have until Friday 22nd October to donate to our Foodbank collection. Find out the items most in demand at: Donate food | Runnymede Foodbank All of the children have...

Light and Shadow

Light and Shadow

This week at preschool we have been exploring light and shadow through a range of activities including;+ torches light show+ glow stick dance party+ drawing around our shadows outside+ using a torch and cd to create a rainbow+ stained glass window craft+ enjoying play...