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British Food Fortnight Smoothies

British Food Fortnight Smoothies

  • 25 Sep 2010
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We were very busy last week, out collecting ingredients for our smoothie to enter into the British Food Fortnight competition and trying out different recipes. On Tuesday a group of children went out blackberry pickingWhen they got back to nursery they added them to the other ingredients and the children of all ages got involved in creating our...


Monday 20th Sept - British Food Fortnight - Vegetable Soup

Monday 20th Sept - British Food Fortnight - Vegetable Soup

  • 22 Sep 2010
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On Monday a group of children walked to the Court's kitchen garden where they met up with the gardeners and went round to choose vegetables to make soup for tea. After a good look round they came back with a basket full of carrots, butternut squash, onions, leeks and potatoes. Back at Grasshoppers the older nursery children cut up some of the...


Look what else we've grown!

Look what else we've grown!

  • 19 Sep 2010
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Over the Summer, we grew a row of sunflowers. We have watered them and watched them grow very closely - one of them had more than one flower! After he went along the line carefully counting the flowers, one of the children suggested we number them. Doing just that has opened up all sorts of other opportunities for maths; comparing them and...


Celebrating British Food Fortnight - 18th September - 3rd October

Celebrating British Food Fortnight - 18th September - 3rd October

  • 19 Sep 2010
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At Grasshoppers we have lots of plans for Britsh Food Fortnight.We have been growing our own vegetables, salad and herbs and we are going to be using them in our baking this week.We are also going to be collecting veg from the Court garden and picking fruit from orchards in the village.We have plans to enter a smoothie in the national...


A Big Thank You!

A Big Thank You!

  • 14 Sep 2010
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We need to say a big thank you to all of you who religiously collected Sainsburys vouchers with your weekly shops. We have received our goodies and want to show you what fun the children are having with them. We were able to get new resouces for both indoors and out.We chose a breakfast and dinner set for our home corner as imaginative role play...