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Welcome to Nursery

Teacher:Ms Devicka Chauhan

Nursery practitioner: Sally Hughes

Teaching Assistant: Barbara Watson

Welcome back to our final half term. I hope you all had a lovely break. The children have been very busy and enjoying the sun.

The children worked so well together. They built an amazing obstacle course. using the wooden planks and tyres. They loved walking along the planks.

We planted some carrots too!

The weather has been hot so we have had lots of water play!

Loose parts. Making faces!

We planted sunflower seeds and made collage summer flowers.

Three Blind Mice

We learn in lots of different ways......

Our rhyme of the week. Mary, Mary quite contrary.

Hope all the mums had a lovely Mother's Day.

Welcome back Nursery! 

It is so lovely to have you all back safe and sound. We are looking forward to having a great spring term. 

Termly Pamphlets: Find out what we will be learning each term. Spring Term

Early Years Daily Routine

Dear Parents and Carers,

Who could have imagined that we are where we were back in March 2020. The Nursery are an absolutely amazing group of children who fill the day with joy and laughter. I am so grateful to be their teacher. They will be truly missed. I look forward to seeing you all again very soon. I will put ideas for activities fro home learning on this page and Tapestry weekly. Please remember that the children learn through play and and it should be fun! Please do not add to your stress by trying to complete everything suggested. You can keep in touch via Tapestry or email. We would love you to upload photos on Tapestry when you can. If are not on Tapestry please send me your email address and you will receive an activation link.

Take care of yourselves and your families.

Stay safe!

Warm thoughts and wishes,

Devicka, Sally and Barbara.

Here are the set 1 sounds. Don't worry too much much about writing these sounds. I am going to send some links on how to say and teach these sounds. We are only looking at the first 5 sounds i.e 
m, a, s, d, t

Read Write Inc Set 1 sounds

Home learning January 5th Week 1

Daily timetable - guideline as to what your day should look like.

You could sing this and use 10 of your toys and put them the bed!
This year each class have been paired with an author and the nursery's author is Eric Carle. Over the term we will be learning all about our chosen author so please keep an eye on all the exciting things we do.
Eric Carle, (born June 25, 1929, Syracuse, New York, U.S.), American writer and illustrator of children's literature who published numerous best-selling books, among them The Very Hungry Caterpillar (1969), which by 2018 had sold some 50 million copies and had been translated into more than 60 languages.

We have been mark making on a grand scale!!!

We had a fun in the rain!

We made decorations for our Christmas hoop.

We made divas for Diwali.

We also made some Indian shortbread for Diwali.

Rangoli patterns using wooden shapes.

We found a worm at the bottom of the garden!

Spaghetti fun!

We found a beautiful butterfly in our garden. It was a red admiral.

Some jelly fun! Can you spot the spiders?

Alma Woodsey Thomas(1891-1978)

For Black History Month we looked at the art of Alma Thomas. She was an important role model for women, African-American artists, and older artists (she was recognized for her paintings after her retirement from teaching).  She was also the first African-American woman to have a solo exhibition of her work at New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art. Alma Thomas loved to smile and she liked to paint with bright colours. Primary colours were often used in her artwork to make her paintings look happy and vibrant. Thomas brings art for kids by inspiring them to look closely at nature and to use patterns and colours to create art that makes them happy. 

Black History Month Art inspired by Alma Thomas

We found a very busy spider in our garden.

We having been talking about how to stay safe.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

We made some beautiful butterflies.

This week we have been reading The Very Busy Spider.

We went looking for spiders in our garden.

This week we have been reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.

We made brown bear shaped sandwiches!

Mark making on a grand scale.

The children are settling well in nursery.......

Some more children started this week!

Magical Me

We made a brown bear crown!!

Look at our brown bear dough faces! We used an acorn for the nose.