Mathematics

Summer puddles

Summer puddles

  • 9 Aug 2017
  • Countryside education, Mathematics

The children didn't let a bit of rain stop their fun and they set off looking for puddles.


filling the sandpit

filling the sandpit

  • 9 Jun 2017
  • Mathematics

A lorry arrived with a delivery of sand to fill up our newly re-sited sandpit. How would we get the sand to the sand pit? How long would it take us? How heavy is the sand? So many questions that need answers!


Water play

Water play

  • 11 May 2017
  • Mathematics, PSE

The children have spent a lovely morning in the garden playing with water...... As well as the obvious fun that the children have enjoyed they have also been learning about construction, water flow, space and measure, mathematical terms such as full and empty as well as supporting each other.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  • 13 Jan 2017
  • Language, Mathematics

The children have been reading the story of the very hungry caterpillar.


Decorating the Christmas tree

Decorating the Christmas tree

  • 9 Dec 2016
  • Creativity, Mathematics

The children have been making their own decorations to adorn the tree they chose.


Making a Christmas cake

Making a Christmas cake

  • 9 Nov 2016
  • Festivals, Mathematics

The children made a special cake today.


Collecting conkers

Collecting conkers

  • 19 Oct 2016
  • Latest News, Mathematics, Nature

The preschool children ventured out for a walk today to look for conkers.


Home Grown Christmas Tree

Home Grown Christmas Tree

  • 3 Dec 2015
  • Countryside education, Mathematics, Understanding of the World

We were so lucky to go on, what has now become an annual trip, to collect our own Christmas tree on 1st December.All of our 2, 3 and 4 year olds attending on a Monday visited the Christmas tree plantation courtesy of Overbury Farms https://twitter.com/No1FarmerJake. and Overbury Estate http://www.overburyestate.co.uk/about-us/ While the...


Making play dough

Making play dough

  • 15 Oct 2015
  • Creativity, Mathematics, PSE, Understanding of the World

One of the children's favourite activities continues to be play dough,  we always make our own and whenever we do, we always have a table full of children keen to take part! One of the parents recently asked for our recipe - read on to learn more.... There is plenty of learning to be had in making play dough, covering all the areas of learning...


Grasshoppers' Special Recipe Book

Grasshoppers' Special Recipe Book

  • 28 Aug 2015
  • Mathematics, Parental involvement, PE, PSE

Lots of the children's parents  have given us a recipe, which they enjoy making at home with their children. We have had quite a variety and are compiling a comprehensive cookery book with both sweet and savoury recipes.               Over the past couple of weeks, the children have enjoyed making ‘Ella Rose’s...