All posts by Lisa Wells

The Wish Tree

This week the children have enjoyed the book The Wish Tree. The story is about a boy called Charles wants to find a wish tree. His brother and sister don’t believe there is such a thing, but his trusty companion Boggan is ready to join Charles on a journey to find out. And along the […]

What the Oak tree sees.

The children have enjoyed the book What the Oak Tree Sees. We went on a trail looking for woodland animal foot print and they had to find the corresponding animals hidden in the tree. It was a lovely frosty morning, we could feel winter on our hands and noses. Making hedgehogs from bread . Putting […]

Is there any room for me ?

This week the children have been listening to the oral story of “Is there any room for me ?” One a cold Autumnal morning a woodcutter was out in the woods with his trusted dog. Unknowingly he drops his glove on the forest floor. It then becomes a home for a mouse, frog, hedgehog, squirrel, […]

Kites and Sand

We embraced Storm Debi and made kites. They children loved flying the kites and running around in the wind. We have also had a new delivery of sand this week so the children helped transport back to the sand pit in their wheel barrows.

Week 3 Autumn Blanket

We had a surprise in preschool this week, the Owl had left the children a letter . She asked them to follow a trail to the Forest School area. The owl was waiting for them up there in the tree. She had left them a new story about an autumn blanket.

Going on a Bear hunt.

The children went on a bear hunt, through the thick oozy mud, the swirling whirling snowstorm, and the deep dark woods…stumble trip stumble trip. They then had to negotiate more oozy mud and the a deep cold river. The children quietly tip toed to the the bears cave. They had to crawl through the narrow […]

Autumn 2 Week 2. Celebrating Diwali

We started the week talking about the bonfire displays we had been to and the fireworks we had seen. The children learnt a new fire work song that used actions and voice sounds for the different types of fireworks . The children have also been learning about the Diwali festival of light. They have made […]

Autumn 2 Week 1 – Halloween and Bonfires

This week the children have been celebrating Halloween and learning about fireworks and bonfire night. We celebrated Fire works night by cooking sausages on the fire. The children sang 5 sizzling sausages cooking on the fire. Halloween trail Cooking sausages on the fire

Week 6 Pumpkin Soup

This week we read the story Pumpkin Soup. They children learnt how the animals worked together to make the perfect pumpkin soup and the importance of sharing and taking turns. We also talked about harvest and vegetables that are pulled up at this time of year., The children made their own soup using leeks and […]