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'Lessons in Loaf' holiday club activity - A 'taste' of things to come!

'Lessons in Loaf' holiday club activity - A 'taste' of things to come!

  • 30 Apr 2011
  • Latest News, Mathematics, Understanding of the World

  During the Easter school break the holiday club children enjoyed a day celebrating rural pursuits.     Joined at the village hall by some of the oldest nursery children (our keenest bakers!), they made bread. They had the time to explore all the processes involved, measuring the ingredients, mixing, kneading,...


Digging pit - 4th - 15th April

Digging pit - 4th - 15th April

  • 12 Apr 2011
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With all the time we have been able to spend outside in the last two weeks, the digging pit is again a firm favourite .     There have been times when all of the children have been in the 2 - 3 square metres of the garden that is just dirt!     We have done lots of digging for worms and while they are still our most...


Spring walks

Spring walks

  • 11 Apr 2011
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We went out walking twice last week, making the most of the lovely weather.All of the animals were keeping their distance from us though! We admired the horses at the bottom of the field next to nursery, the first day we counted 6 through the fence, later in the week there were 9!! There were sheep and lambs in another field and we leaned on the...


Experimenting!!

Experimenting!!

  • 11 Apr 2011
  • Latest News, Mathematics

Last week one of the older children came in with a cork and a £1 coin wanting to see which would float and which would sink. Lots of the other children were really interested, so we got a clear bowl, collected lots of toys from throughout the nursery and started experimenting!! We passed the different things around the group, each...


Bug Hotel Repairs

Bug Hotel Repairs

  • 11 Apr 2011
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We really made the most of the lovely weather last week!! On Monday we noticed that our bug hotel was in need of a Spring overhaul. We roped off the bottom of the car park to make it save to explore. Then we collected up the planks, slates, bricks, cones and sheep's wool which were no longer in position and worked together to make the hotel...