We've had lots of Christmas fun in Nursery this week.
This week some of the exciting things we have been doing are making rice crispy Hedgehogs, looking at the seasons and making homes for hedgehogs up in our Wild Area.
Making our chocolate rice crispy hedgehogs.
Looking at all the things we might find throughtout the seasons.
Our hedgehogs have lovely warm homes now.
This week we have been looking at the book Stickman, we have painted with sticks, made our very own stickman, looked at long and shirt sticks.
Painting with sticks
We made our very own stickman
Matching numbers ans sticks
This week in Nursery, we have been looking at Hedgehogs. We've baked hedgehog bread, practiced our cutting and put the correct number of pegs on the hedgehog. We've also made our very own musical instruments.
Making our Hedgehog bread.
Cutting and painting hedgehogs
Pudsey Bear Day in Nursery
In Nursery this week we've been looking closely at leaves. We picked our favourite leaf, painted leaves on a tree, made a leaf man in the Wild Area and made a beautiful leaf display for our window.
All about my favourite leaf
Painting leaves onto our tree
Putting eyes on our Leaf Man
Our amazing leaf man
We have a new topic....
Our new topic is 'Why do leaves go crispy?'
So far in our topic we have....
Making clay leaf prints in the Wild Area
Drawing around leaf stencils, colouring them in and then cutting them out.
Printing on leaves
Matching the number of leaves to the number on the card
We went collecting leaves around our school
Making leaf rubbings up the Wild Area
Our Treat Day
In Nursery this week we had lots of fun with paint. We blew paint and also took the paint outside, we had great fun.
In our Nursery this week we have been practicing our cutting skills and spending time up the Wild Area. We have been trying our very best to put our own wet weather gear and wellies on.
Practicing our cutting skills
Making patterns in the Wild Area
This week in nursery we had a week filled with apples. We tasted different apples and voted on our favourite. We made apple prints using apples and planted a apple tree using the seeds from the apples we tasted. We also spend some our Wednesday up the Wild Area making patterns with leaves and sticks.
Picking our favourite apple
Making prints with apples
Planting our apple trees
In Nursery this week we have been using our senses in our class and also outside around the school.
Using magnifying glasses
Feeling the bumpy floor
This week in Nursery we have been practicing counting blocks and mark-making. We have had a great time using different materials both inside our classroom and using our outdoor area.
Practicing Counting blocks
Practicing our Mark-making
Using different materials to decorate our people
Finding different textures in our wild area
This week in Nursery we've been doing lots of exciting learning, take a look at some of our favourite moments...
We've been making beautiful hearts to hang up.
Practising our number writing.
Sharing stories with each other.
Enjoying fun outside with our umbrellas.
This week in Nursery we've been busy doing lots of crafts. We've made clay hearts and decorated them with beads. We've also made a beautiful rainbow to hang above our reading area.
Rolling out the clay for hearts
Putting ribbon on it to finish it up
Decorating our rainbow with different colours and materials
Our reading corner all ready for us to read some books.
Look what we've done so far...
Our topic this term is 'Why do you love me so much?'
So far we have....
Decorating hearts with different materials
Looking at lots of books
Sorting shapes and making pictures
Making a Gruffalo snake
Maths Makes Sense in the Nursery
Making Gruffalo cakes
Exploring and collecting in the park
Getting ready to garden
Planting and counting bulbs
17.02.17 Another busy week in the Nursery before half term!
We made truffles in the shape of snowballs.
We rolled them on icing sugar.
We learnt that a truffle is a sphere.
We learnt the sound 'u' and Fred wore underpants!
Fishing ice cubes with a string.
Hot chocolate and marshmallows for our treat.
We counted the marshmallows.
Making birdseed cakes.
Our birdseed cakes.
10.02.17 We had a very busy week in Nursery! After reading 'Su's Snowgirl' we made noodle soup and worked together to make collages, we keep practising our number rhymes, learning about shapes and much more...
Cutting the same size sticks to make snowflakes.
Looking for and creating shapes in the Wild Area.
Working together to make a collage.
Year 6 pupils helping us to use iPads.
We created icy pictures.
27.01.17 Printing Winter patterns using potatoes
20th January 2017 - We finally had an icy cold morning to go exploring for our topic 'Where does snow go?'
Jack Frost sprinkled glitter on the window panes.
Frost on the benches.
A blanket of frost covering the grass.
Making handprints on the frost.
1st December 2016
Nursery children enjoyed a visit from the wonderful 'Jugglestruck' this afternoon. The magic was loved by all and there was plenty of laughter, giggles and smiles all around. We are certainly getting into the Christmas spirit in the Nursery now!
18.11.16 Children in Need
7.11.16 - While making apple cake, we learnt to chop apples using knives and mixing with spoons and whisks.
After three days...
After two days...
1.11.16 - Science Week
We started by cutting some apple slices.
They were white, juicy and crispy.
We rubbed two apple slices with lemon.
We covered two apple slices with honey.
We left two apple slices alone.
"They will grow into a giant beanstalk."
"They will go all brown."
14th October 2016
We are all very proud of how well our Nursery a.m. children sang during our Harvest celebration. They were full of joy and enthusiasm. Da iawn plant.
Wednesday 12th October 2016
This half term our Cornerstones topic 'Why Do You Love Me So Much?' Explores our families and the people and things that we love. As part of our Knowledge and Understanding of the World we are going to discuss aspects of 'past' and 'present' with the children.
Please could you provide us with a photograph of your child during their first year, with a little note explaining the things that they loved to do at that age.
Thank you very much for your support.
The Prendergast Nursery Team
3rd October 2016 - We read 'Love Monster' and we made our own love monsters.
Tuesday 4th October - We went to the Wild Area to look for three of a kind.
Nursery pm - we baked 'love cakes'.
Nursery am - we baked 'love cakes' and talked about our loved ones.
Nursery Class pm
Nursery Class am
It is Teddy Bears Week in the Nursery. We will be reading teddy bear stories, learning about bears and we will have a Teddy Bear’s Picnic on Friday 23rd of September. Please bring your favourite teddy to school on that day to show and share.
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