We have been lucky to have two tiny visitors in the nursery this week! We have been joined by two of our families to help us learn about how to look after a baby. The children were all full of questions for our baby visitors and we all learned lots thanks to the knowledge sharedContinue reading “All about babies”
Today our afternoon class got the chance to visit Gorgie Farm to help support their learning about new life and what animals need to grow and thrive. The children had a fantastic time interacting with the smaller farm inhabitants during our cuddle corner session. They got to hold and stroke a snake, tortoise, guinea pig,Continue reading “Gorgie Farm part 2”
Our morning nursery class had a animaltastic day at Gorgie Farm this week. As part of our visit we were learning about what animals need to grow and observing the difference between baby and adult animals. During our visit the children enjoyed interacting with different animals, especially the sheep. They got to feed the sheepContinue reading “Gorgie Farm Part 1”
This week in nursery we have been learning lots about spring time and Easter. We have searched for signs of spring, talked about who celebrates Easter and why it is a special day, made Easter bonnets and painted eggs. To finish our busy week we took part in an egg hunt out in the forest.Continue reading “We’re going on a egg hunt…”
In nursery we have been busy planting seeds. The children have done an excellent job at looking after their seeds to help them grow! Our cress has already sprouted and we can’t wait until the shoots of our sunflowers start to appear!
Over the next few weeks in nursery our learning will focus on….
The Nursery girls and boys have enjoyed playing in the ever changing weather we have experienced in the last week. They flew around in the wind, enjoyed a forest walk and picnic in the spring sunshine, and wrapped up to play in an unexpected blizzard. They really enjoyed trying to catch the snowflakes on theirContinue reading “Wonderful Weather”
To help us learn about castles and life in the past, the children have transformed the nursery into a giant castle! They have been busy using the big blocks inside and outside to design their own elaborate castles, constructing swords, shields and other equipment to help them protect their castle and dressing up as theirContinue reading “Creating Castles”
Over the next few weeks our learning in nursery will focus on….
After all the snow last week the nursery children decided we should have snacks which would keep us warm in the cold weather. We discussed our favourite warm and wintry foods and designed a menu for the week. Each day children took responsibility for preparing their chosen winter foods. This week we have enjoyed preparingContinue reading “Warm Winter Snacks”