Overbury Grasshoppers News

Not just reels and boxes!

Not just reels and boxes!

  • 26 Feb 2014
  • Creativity, Understanding of the World

The children love to build with the construction toys we have at nursery - duplo, stickle bricks and lego. But they have recently had lots of fun with just card board boxes, tubes and reels. We have had lots of interesting constructions and often they will go on to use what thy have built in imaginative games. We have had pirate ships and...


Celebrating the year of the horse

Celebrating the year of the horse

  • 6 Feb 2014
  • Festivals, Parental involvement

A week of celebrating Chinese New Year enabled us to explore all 7 areas of learning, not just Understanding the World.   The children have produced a  Chinese New Year dislpay, the centre piece of which is a colourful painted dragon which children of all ages worked on together at the easel, a very sociable activity. Making  different...