Author Archives: rachelc

New Years Resolutions

Sunflower Room explored the tradition of making a new years resolution. It was a wonderful opportunity to talk to the children about things we could do better and how we could help those who help us. EYFS links- Personal, social and emotional- Self-confidence and self-awareness- Confident to speak t

Christmas Party Day 2018

We all had a wonderful time at our Christmas party. We played lots of party games like pass the parcel, musical statues and corners. We also enjoyed a visit from Kevin the clown and of course Father Christmas! EYFS links- Personal, social and emotional- Managing feelings and behaviour- Can usually a

Winter activities in Sunflower room

Here are the children adding man made resources to natural resources. This activity was lots of fun! The children used lots of different skills during the activity. They firstly had to search for a branch, they mixed some powder paints themselves and then used tripod grip to paint while also using a

Christmas Activities in Tulip Room

The children enjoyed some magical experiences through out December. Here you can see them making magic Reindeer food and learning to wrap just like Father Christmas’s elves at the north pole. It was wonderful to see the children help each other when learning how to wrap, excellent team work Tu

Babies Walk to Morrisons

Our baby room had a walk to Morrisons today. They went to buy some supplies for a Christmas dinner tuff tray. EYFS links- The world- Closely observes what animals, people and vehicles do. Personal, social and emotional development- Managing feelings and behaviour- Uses familiar adult to share feelin

Christmas Caroling

Over this week some of our children went out into the community to deliver some wonderful handmade Christmas cards and spread a little Christmas cheer by singing a some carols. The children really enjoyed the activity. EYFS links- Expressive arts and design- Exploring and using media and materials-

Christmas in Tulip Room

The children are enjoying getting creative during the festive season. We are also taking it in turns to open an advent calendar. EYFS links- Mathematics- Numbers- Recites some number names in sequence. Physical- Moving and handling- Makes connections between their movement and the marks they make. P

We Love to Bake!

Baking is an excellent opportunity to promote all kinds of learning. We look at Mathematics, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, sharing and turn taking and communication skills. EYFS links- Physical development- Moving and handling- May be beginning to show preference for dominant hand. Communic

Christmas in Poppy Room

The children are all enjoying the Christmas themed activities. Alongside our individual planning system we are using a weekly themed guide to link to targets and interests, also ensuring we are including lots of music and movement, fine and gross motor development and making the most of our wonderfu

Remembrance Day 2018

The children enjoyed learning about this theme in a number of different ways. We included the subject in our everyday play and enhanced it throughout a week. We also used our interactive whiteboard to research and learn what we could about Remembrance day. EYFS links- Understanding the world- People

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