Overbury Grasshoppers News

Log of our first 'out and about session' this term

Log of our first 'out and about session' this term

  • 16 Sep 2011
  • Mathematics, PE, Understanding of the World

We hope to have regular 'out and about' sessions for the children of 3 and over on Thursday mornings, enabling them to grasp some of Forest School rules to make the most of their explorations in the glorious countryside surrounding nursery.             Last Thursday the three year olds followed the...


We went on a Bear Hunt

We went on a Bear Hunt

  • 15 Sep 2011
  • Latest News, PE

One of our favourite books at the moment is Michael Rosen's 'We're going on a Bear Hunt' and the children recently enjoyed a number of craft activities to create props to re-enact the story. "Uh-uh! A river!..." "Splash splosh Splash splosh" (mixing colours to paint water)   "We can't go over it..." "Thick oozing mud  Squelch...


A Village Wedding

A Village Wedding

  • 14 Sep 2011
  • Event, Overbury village, Understanding of the World

Last Friday as we set out on our walk, we heard the church bells ringing, so we took all of the children (including 3 buggies) to investigate!!                 At the church we took time to decide on the best positions for viewing and waited patiently.          ...


A Lovely Surprise!

A Lovely Surprise!

  • 13 Sep 2011
  • PSE

After their first day at school all 6 of the boys who have just left us to go to Overbury school came back, looking all grown up, in their uniforms, with their parents to deliver a hand made bird table (made by a very talented dad) and a bird bath. We have since assembled the bird bath and positioned it next to the bird table,we have put out...


Grasshoppers' Creature Feature

Grasshoppers' Creature Feature

  • 7 Sep 2011
  • Mathematics, Nature

The children are always keen to explore outdoors and living things are of extra interest. Last week we found 8 snails under the tractor tyre in the digging pit so we brought them inside to have a close look, even try some races! They took a long time to venture out of their shells but eventually our patience was rewarded! However...


Digging pit tidy up!

Digging pit tidy up!

  • 1 Sep 2011
  • PE, PSE

Through the summer the weeds had taken over.... so, last week we gave our digging pit an overhaul! The children really enjoyed helping, lots of willing volunteers also learning to take care of precious resources. While digging and clearing we found....                    ...