Overbury Grasshoppers News

Father Chistmas

Father Chistmas

  • 15 Dec 2011
  • Communication, Event, Parental involvement, PSE

Invitations were sent out to all the nursery children for Father Christmas's visit to Grasshoppers on Thursday 15th December but to prove that he is always watching he dropped in unexpectedly a week early to make sure everyone was behaving!! So we were all ready and waiting the following week. The children were really excited and most of them...


Christmas Party Fun

Christmas Party Fun

  • 14 Dec 2011
  • Parental involvement, PE, PSE

On Wednesday 14th we enjoyed party games and special snacks.   Those not usually attending on a Wednesday were invited and it was lovely to have lots of parents sharing in the children's fun. We played pass the parcel, some children needed help to discover what was beneath their layer (everyone won a Christmas sticker) while others were...


Christmas songs

Christmas songs

  • 12 Dec 2011
  • Overbury village, Parental involvement

Singing is always a big part of our group times, thoroughly enjoyed by children of all ages. In the run up to Christmas we had been practising a number of songs (some with our jingly accompaniment!) to perform at the Court for parents, villagers and the school children. The hats the children made really added to the aahh factor on performance...


Trip to watch the school play

Trip to watch the school play

  • 7 Dec 2011
  • Event, Overbury village, PSE

On Wednesday 7th December the  nursery children were invited to watch Overbury First School's  pantomime at the village hall. As  it was a matinee some of the younger children were sleeping, but the oldest Grasshoppers really enjoyed the experience.   We got there in plenty of time, but sat patiently waiting for the performance,...


Following signs and exploring!! Walking out & about

Following signs and exploring!! Walking out & about

  • 6 Dec 2011
  • PE, Understanding of the World

All of our walking, out and about, means the children are really coming to terms with the country code, paying attention to their surroundings, always keen to investigate! Could you identify a footpath sign aged just 2 or 3? Grasshoppers know what they mean and enjoying following the markers in their explorations.   We had found this sign...


Christmas craft and decorations

Christmas craft and decorations

  • 4 Dec 2011
  • PE, PSE

The children have been busy for some time making calendars and cards to take home, but throughout December they have been making decorations for nursery Having collected the Christmas tree on the tractor and trailer the children enjoyed decorating it - although some tweaking was necessary as one branch ended up with most of the baubles on it!!...


Decorations hidden by Father Christmas!

Decorations hidden by Father Christmas!

  • 1 Dec 2011
  • Latest News

  On Thursday 1st December the 3 year olds started their 'out and about'session in the orchard. At the logs where we sit to discuss our sessions a letter was waiting … from Father Christmas telling the children that he had left decorations for them to find while ‘out and about’!!Very excited, they set off to see what they could find. The...