Pre-School Summer 2 Week 7

We’ve had a lovely time playing in the paddling pools and escaping the heat. We’ve been thinking about the beach and what we do on the beach. We read a lovely book about keeping our beaches clean and helping the wildlife. We’ve also been making potions with rose petals and herbs. We went into FS2 […]

Pre-School Summer 2 Week 6 – The Sun Egg

This week we are reading the lovely story of The Sun Egg, by Else Beskow. The elf loves dancing and has a special dance for every season. We enjoyed dancing in the hall; a come back sun dance, a swirling leaves autumn dance and a falling snow dance. We also explored dancing as different animals, […]

Pre-School Summer 2 Week 5

This week we have read a story called Pelle’s New Suit, a Swedish tale about a boy who shears his lamb and uses the wool to make a new suit. We have used red berries to dye socks to make into sock puppets. We’ve been making our own new suits too, by drawing around ourselves […]

Summer 2

What a busy half term we’ve had so far! We’ve been thinking a lot about animals, including bees, sheep and goats. We’ve learned new songs, finger rhymes and we’ve done lots of crafts. Making patterns Going on a pattern hunt Marshmellows on the fire Making chocolate rice crispy cakes and biscuits Sheep, goats and bees […]

Sports day and The Queens Jubilee

We had a busy day, learning about the Queen, designing her knickers and making trifle. We loved our picnic lunch outside and manage to dodge the rain for our very own mini sports ‘day’ .

Pre-School Summer 1 Week 6 – A Squash and a Squeeze

We’ve enjoyed reading the story ‘A Squash and a Squeeze’ by Julia Donaldson. We’ve acted out the story and made animal masks. We also made houses out of duplo and cardboard boxes. We had lots of fun outside, with cars and tubes.

Pre-School Summer 1 Week 5 – vegetables

This week we have been thinking about gardening and growing vegetables. We read Oliver’s Vegetables and have enjoyed planting peas, sunflowers, tomatoes. We’ve also been printing with carrots and painting bees.

Pre-School Summer 1 Week 4 – May Day celebrations

This week, we have been learning about May day celebrations. We watched some Maypole dancing and made our own Maypole outside. We are enjoying listening to Maypole music and dancing around. We have also made ribbons to dance with. We’ve been celebrating the start of May by looking at all the different coloured flowers that […]

Pre-School Summer 1 Week 2- Frog Life Cycle

We have been continuing our frog theme this week by learning about the life cycle of a frog. We did some drama, acting out being an egg, tadpole and then frog. We enjoyed singing 5 green speckled frogs. We’ve also made some salt dough ready for making frogs and lily pads. We’ve had a busy […]

Pre-School Summer 1 Week 2 – More frogs!

We’ve had a lovely day, thinking about different animals. The children have loved making frogs, colouring frogs and ducks and singing 5 speckled frogs and 5 little ducks. They’ve also been singing and dancing to nursery rhymes, working together to make puzzles and playing in the water.