The children have had another fantastic week at our preschool. They have been fascinated with breaking real eggs and watching them to see what happens. They have also had lots of fun doing egg and spoon races.
The scramble nets and tyres were very popular with the children crawling through them.
We have been acting out the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears story and the children have thoroughly enjoyed this.
There was huge interest in the water play as the weather has been lovely. They have enjoyed finding out how water travels using guttering and putting it at different angles and at different heights.
For our Thursday afternoon session, the children put the tadpoles in the pond and had a wonderful egg hunt following clues to find the Easter Bunny.
Godilocks was the theme of our yoga session this week. All of the children enjoyed this session and the younger ones had a good go at getting into the positions as well. This was good gross motor activity and confidence building.
After a visit to a pond, the children have been continuing this theme and have watched the frog spawn collected hatch into tadpoles. Pleae can you observe with your child the changes and what is happening.
Pirate ships and scramble nets. The children are thoroughly enjoying these activities giving them lot of chances to use their gross motor skills and imaginative role play.
For our Thursday afternoon session, the chldren worked together in teams of 4 to help the chicks back their nest by looking at the numbers on their backs. This was great team work.
Another fun week was had in our preschool.
Some children came home with great modells they had made out of the boxes and odd items which a number of parents and carers had sent in.
In the home corner, the children used the airbeds to make a lovely comfortable home setting.
Lots of family craft was done and the children had made some lovely mother day surprises. So enjoy this Sunday.
Yoga was popular again, with the children and staff getting into all sorts of positions.
On Wednesday, the children had an enjoyable walk to a pond where they looked for frogs and treasure!
Another fabulous week was had at our preschool.
Water was very popular with the children where they used lots of guttering to measure water and to have lots of fun.
My Family Books were made which encouraged the children to draw pictures of themselves and their families. The children thoroughly enjoyed this topic.
A big thankyou for all the parents and carers for brining in their junk for modeling. The children enjoyed choosing what they could use to make some fantastic models.
A new shed was delivered and the children enjoyed investigating it.
Salt dough was used to make a surprise gift - but keep this quiet don't tell mum!
For our Thursday afternoon session the children made some wonderful hads using pictures and sticky tape. The stuck lots of things onto their hats including twigs and grass!!
A lot of fun was had making pancakes. The children enjoyed mixing the ingrediences and they especially enjoyed tasting them after. One child, who flatly refused to eat them at home enjoyed eating them here - ours must of tasted really good! After eating them, the children then had a fun pancake race which had the children laughing and cheering on their friends with great sportsmanship.
Billy Goats Gruff continued to be acted out during our yoga session. With staff and children getting into lots of funny poses. The children also used the musical instruments to make lovely music to go along with the Billy Goats Gruff story.
Lots of junk modelling has been done where the children made some wonderful designs.
A Dragons Lair was made as a den and the children loved it. They enjoyed playing in there and using their imagination.
Water play was very popular outside with the children. They loved filling the tubes and guttering with water.
For our Thursday afternoon session, the children enjoyed making and flying their own kites.
And finally, a tug 'o' war was held and again prompted great sportsmanship.