Fruit is fantastic so we thought we would give the children the chance to try some in the form of fruit kebabs and smoothies.
Our new topic this term is Let’s Get Digging so the children have been learning about where our food comes from and how it is grown.
The children have been planting seeds all week and they will be learning how to look after and care for them.
Thank you for all your kind donations of seeds, pots and other growing resources. We will be using more of them in the coming weeks.
Nursery were lucky enough to have a visit from a team of Veterinary Nurses from MediVet.
The nurses told the children all about their work and showed them how they looked after some of their patients. We learnt how to put on bandages, check to see if an animal was feeling poorly and how to take an x-ray.
Then it was time for some of the children to have a go.
The children were very good vets and were able to help lots of animals to get better.
This week we have been learning about space. Conveniently enough an astronaut crash landed in our outdoor area and needed our help to fix her rocket. The children were all very helpful and had a great time. They were then able to ask the astronaut some questions, such as: How do you eat your food in space?, Have you ever seen an alien? and Why did you crash land?
Once their questions had been answered it was time to count down the rocket and send the astronaut back to space. The children enjoyed their visit and will be thinking of messages to send the astronaut over the next few days.
Our story of the week is Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
In it a Witch makes some new friends as she flies around on her broomstick. We have been acting out the story with our friends using props and making silhouette mud monsters.
We have also been hard at work making potions. The children have used a variety of different ingredients, such as: wiggly worms, eyeballs, slime and bat’s wings, in their recipes.
We have been reading the story Funnybones by Allan and Jane Ahlberg. In it three skeletons (a big, little and dog skeleton) go on a journey. We have been learning all about bones and skeletons and thinking of our own versions of the story.
The children have also been very interested in fireworks and the people who help us in an emergency (fire fighters and police officers).