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 […]

Autumn walks and treasures.

Over the last couple of weeks we have been exploring Dore and the beautiful trees, They children have been thinking and looking at early changes to the trees and their leaves. They have also been collecting autumnal treasures. Visiting the old oak tree and listening to the oral story Short walk looking at the changing […]

Autumn 1 Week 4

The children have continued to think about early autumn and this week we started to look at how the leaves are changing colour . They looked at the shape of the leaves and have done some leaf printing and leaf rubbing . Some of the children have also retold the story of The Apple family […]

Autumn 1 week 3 – The Apple Fairy

The children have been listening to the oral story telling of the apple fairy. They loved seeing the star inside the apple that the apple fairy had left . We have been apple printing, looking for the star, making apple crumble and thinking about the shape of stars and apples. The children have also made […]

Week2 The Enormous Turnip

This week we have been thinking about growing and harvesting . The children have been learning about traditional tale of The Enormous Turnip. They have used masks to act out the story. They have also been planting up some new herbs, and planting bulbs. We finished the week by having an early Autumn adventure . […]

September 2023 – Autumn 1

Welcome back and welcome to all the new children. We’ve had a lovely week meeting all our new children and welcoming back the children from last year. The children have been exploring inside and out. We’ve enjoyed the return to summer and hot weather.

Pre-School Summer 2 Week 5 Dinosaurs

We’ve had lots of fun this week, learning about different dinosaurs and how we know that dinosaurs existed. We made habitats for the dinosaurs and dinosaur fossils. The children also made clay volcanos and used ‘chemicals’ to make them erupt.

Summer 2 Week 4

This week the children have been listening to the story of The Sun Egg. They have been making their own sun eggs, elves and also used peelers to make wands . As always they have been outside exploring water, looking for insects and cooking cheese wraps on the fire .

Pre-School Summer 2 Week 3 Billy Goats Gruff

This week we are exploring the story of the 3 Billy Goats Gruff. We started off the week in the hall, making bridges and acting out the different characters. The children listened to the oral story, and made their own goats. Making trolls Water fun

Pre-School Summer 2 Week 2 – The Boy and The Goats

This week we are learning the story about a boy who has some naughty goats, who escape into the vegetable garden. We learn about the different animals who tried to get the goats out but it is the bee who manages it in the end. We’ve had lots of fun making bees and horses and […]