Overbury Grasshoppers News

Christmas Tree Trip

Christmas Tree Trip

  • 29 Nov 2011
  • Mathematics, PSE, Understanding of the World

On Tuesday 29th November the older children were lucky enough to ride on the tractor Christmas tree for nursery.       We didn’t take the direct route there, Derek took us the long way and the children really enjoyed the bumpy ride. We disembarked and walked down to where there were Christmas trees of all shapes and sizes...


Charity week

Charity week

  • 14 Nov 2011
  • Understanding of the World

For a week, from 14th - 18th November we did activities to raise money for Children in Need and the Brain Injury Trust and we would like to thank all those who bought our wares and gave generously.   The children really enjoyed their baking, making bright, Pudsey yellow shortbread, brownies,  krispie cakes with hundreds and thousands and...


Remembrance at Grasshoppers

Remembrance at Grasshoppers

  • 11 Nov 2011
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The children enjoyed cutting and sticking and painting activities to make their own poppies. Some wore their own poppies, others noticed those the staff and other adults were wearing. On 11th November, at group time we talked about why we wear poppies  and completed a minute silence surprisingly successfully (considering there were 6 children...


Remember, remember...

Remember, remember...

  • 7 Nov 2011
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We try not to take for granted what we have right on our doorstep and in the build up to the 5th November our walks allowed us to carefully monitor the building of the village bonfire. On our first visit we met our good friend Ted the gardener who had some things in his trailer to start building the bonfire, so he let the children pretend to...


Hallowe'en Fun

Hallowe'en Fun

  • 2 Nov 2011
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During the week before hallowe'en the children enjoyed lots of related art activities and stories and some children came to nursery all dressed up! We have some very enthusiastic artists, but also some real talent! ... ... can you believe this masterpiece was completed by someone who only celebrated their second birthday in October?! On a...