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So many shapes and some lovely creations

So many shapes and some lovely creations

At preschool this week we have been exploring shape. We recognised basic shapes together in a group, talked about shape properties, found shapes in our environment and made arrangements with shapes. There was a range of activities that helped us explore this topic...

Fun and games to end the term this week

Fun and games to end the term this week

The children were asked to suggest the things that they most wanted to do for the last full week at preschool and it meant there were a lot of smiley faces and wet clothes. Each morning took on a different theme throughout the week; Monday was games day - table...

School role play, football match and a house for everyone

School role play, football match and a house for everyone

As the children took on the role of teacher in our role play area, there were some very strict teachers at preschool this week, but very generous with the stickers! They took a register, wrote on the wipe board, told stories to their pupils and took it in turns to...

Learning about road safety

Learning about road safety

In our morning sessions this week we have been exploring 'Road Safety'. The children have practised walking across a zebra crossing and learnt the rhyme: "Stop, look and listen, before you cross the street, Use your eyes, use your ears, before you use your feet". They...

Healthy Eating and Teeth

Healthy Eating and Teeth

This week we have learnt about the importance of healthy foods and cleaning our teeth. We have used our set of big teeth to practice cleaning for 2 minutes (quite a long time we discovered!) and taken part in activities looking at different food types. We have sorted...

Lifecycles

Lifecycles

Our caterpillars arrived and have not disappointed -quickly growing as we have watched throughout the week. In our morning sessions the children have been keeping a 'butterfly diary', recording what they have seen with writing and drawings. Completing activity sheets...

Under the sea

Under the sea

A beautiful first week back at preschool to explore 'under the sea' with lots of water play, swimming, learning about protecting our environment and of course hearing about all of the adventures in your Stick Man booklets. All of the children got to role play in our...

Stick Man’s Adventures and a trip to the toy hospital

Stick Man’s Adventures and a trip to the toy hospital

This week we have received postcards from Stick Man a he visited Australia, France, Iceland and South Africa. Our morning children found out a lot of new things about these countries and the animals that live there. Activities included: exploring ice and the...

#No.1 for Listening Skills

#No.1 for Listening Skills

We have been practising our listening skills to get us ready for school in our morning sessions and some children have been voted #No.1 for Listening Skills - then been able to take a trophy home. We have played Bingo, drawn pictures by listening to verbal...

Blasting into space….

Blasting into space….

The children have all been busy travelling through space this week as they explored our space station at preschool. They played alongside each other taking on a role in their play. There were some very keen astronauts and very cheeky aliens popping up around the room!...