We are back! Lots of rules in place to keep children and staff safe. The wonderful weather means we can be outside all day long and of course, everyone is so pleased to see each other. We currently are just taking the ‘Oak trees’ in small groups.
Please see below our latest photos
We are very fortunate that we have a community shop just next door where we buy our milk from. A small group of children come and we talk about what there is to buy and the children handle the money and carry the milk back to nursery.
Every Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday mornings the children are out come rain or shine! This is great for risk taking, bird watching, problem solving, making music, chilling in a hammock, playing with mud and, of course, having fun!
Veronique comes in every Tuesday morning to teach the children French. It is fun, with games and songs!
Such fun and so good for all sorts of learning! Jan 2020
Amazing exploration going on with planks and logs. Dec 2019
Intently sewing buttons on to hessian. So patient and pleased with his achievement! Dec 2019
Today Steve the Forester came in to prune our Elm Tree. We talked about the clothes he was wearing- high vis jacket, steel toe caps and chain saw protection. We then walked over to our tree and Catherine had made a big arc in the frost for the children to stand on. Steve gave us a little talk about our special tree and while we had to look after it. How dutch elm disease had killed nearly all of our elm trees and that was why our tree was so special. We talked about the leaves that an elm tree has- with ‘teeth’ on the edge of each leaf. We then looked at his tools, secateurs and a sharp saw. He then sawed off a few branches to help it grow into a big tree without having lots of side branches. We talked about how we have to prune it like a hair cut. Dec 2019