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Land ahoy…

Land ahoy…

At preschool this week we have been searching for treasure, sailing the high seas and learning new pirate words with the children. Our morning children took part in a pirate themed quiz, used their treasure maps to find gold coins, looked through telescopes and sailed...

Open and having fun….

Open and having fun….

Well it has been a very funny week, but we are still here! The children have been enjoying their first week back at preschool and enjoyed talking about their Christmas. They have played with a giant marble maze and used critical thinking to work out how to improve it....

The secret present giver……

The secret present giver……

We have had fun exploring a rock pool, getting crafty and finding out who the secret present giver is this week. Our morning children were surprised to find some presents left at preschool this week and nobody seemed to know where they had come from, or who left them...

Germs, Diwali & Remembrance day…

Germs, Diwali & Remembrance day…

This week we have covered a range of things with the children. Our theme for the week has been germs as we reinforced how to keep ourselves and others safe with good hygiene practices. We recapped on hand washing and partnered to see how germs could spread from one...

Dinosaur hide out….

Dinosaur hide out….

The children have all enjoyed playing in our dinosaur hide out this week. They have crawled through the tunnel to get in and enjoyed looking after the giant dinosaur eggs, recognising different dinosaurs in our large book and playing together with the dinosaurs. We...

Winnie’s Potions Lab

Winnie’s Potions Lab

There have been some colourful and lively potions made at preschool this week as the children busied themselves adding ingredients, mixing, pouring and saying magic words. Pumpkins were explored inside and out with hammers, golf tees, pliers and spoons. Some children...

Exploring how colours change

Exploring how colours change

We have been looking at the primary colours this week and the children have been exploring how these colours can be mixed, changed, and the new colours that they can make. They completed colour mixing sheets one to one with an adult, worked in small groups to create...

Camp fire marshmallows…

Camp fire marshmallows…

The children have all been taking it in turns to do some indoor camping this week. They searched for bugs using magnifying glasses and identified them in our bug book. They read stories in the tent by torchlight and pretended to toast marshmallows. We explored the...

Fire, Fire……

Fire, Fire……

There were a lot of fires to put out at preschool this week as the children took on the role of fire fighters. They were busy driving the fire engine, using hoses to put out the fire, taking emergency calls and filling out the paperwork. There were cats stuck in...

Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall…..

Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall…..

This week we have been learning the nursery rhyme 'Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall..' We have recited the rhyme, sequenced the events and used the giant ipad to explore the nursery rhyme and count bricks. The children had fun knocking real eggs off the wall outside and...