Creativity

Listening walk

Listening walk

  • 23 Feb 2017
  • Communication, Creativity, Nature

The toddlers have been out and about on a listening walk


Babies explore paint

Babies explore paint

  • 1 Feb 2017
  • Creativity, Mark making

The under two's have been exploring texture and sensory activities.


Music at nursery

Music at nursery

  • 19 Jan 2017
  • Creativity, Overbury Farms

Tom from the gardening team came to nursery to play some music for the children.


End of term

End of term

  • 16 Dec 2016
  • Creativity, Mark making

The children have been having lots of fun enjoying their last day of term before the excitement of Christmas begins.


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.


Winter and Spring flowers

Winter and Spring flowers

  • 17 Mar 2016
  • Countryside education, Creativity, Parental involvement

On our walks in late Winter/early Spring (all protected from the elements in our outdoor clothing)... ... we have found there are always flowers to look out for. The 3 and 4 year olds took out Winter/Spring flower spotter sheets and managed to find all of the flowers on them - snowdrops, daffodils and primroses. They learn so much about nature...


Christmas Performances

Christmas Performances

  • 10 Dec 2015
  • Creativity, Event, Overbury village

Our Inaugural Nativity was so well received last year http://www.overburyenterprises.co.uk/2014/12/our-inaugural-nativity-play/that we decided to do it all again (more stress grey hairs for the staff but all worth it in the end)!!We only practice for a couple of weeks and never get the full cast together until the performance! But the parents...


All Pudsey's Great and Small!!

All Pudsey's Great and Small!!

  • 20 Nov 2015
  • Creativity, Event, Parental involvement

At Grasshoppers, to ensure that nobody missed out, we had a whole week of pyjama days to raise money for Children in Need! Fun for Pudsey's great and small http://www.bbc.co.uk/corporate2/childreninneed     We did lots of baking and sold our cakes and biscuits. We also asked everyone to bring in their spare change to ' cover Pudsey...


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...


A bale of fun!

A bale of fun!

  • 3 Sep 2015
  • Countryside education, Creativity, Overbury Farms

This year the children have been able to see the wheat crop developing. From a field of tiny shoots visited in January as part of British Breakfast Week celebrations http://www.overburyenterprises.co.uk/2015/01/shake-up-your-wake-up/ , to the crop ready to harvest seen in July http://www.overburyenterprises.co.uk/2015/07/checking-out-the-wheat/...