Leavers’ service

Last minute change of plans due to the hot weather meant our Leavers’ service was held in the hall and garden instead of the allotments. Despite this, Forest School activities were still offered including: Carrot peeling, Threading macaroni onto skewers, Ice and Weetabix crushing, and Painting/decorating pebbles. Six children leaving for school received their own …

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Sports day

Despite the heat all the children were amazing during our afternoon of races. Showing perseverance, skill and humour they took part in: Wheelbarrow race, Throw a welly, Roll a tyre, Egg and spoon, Sack race, Dressing up race and finished with a tug of war helped by their parents. It was a fantastic afternoon.

Shaving foam play

Oral health is included in our EYFS Framework. Good oral health habits need to be formed from the earliest age. Learning through play the children brushed large sized teeth with shaving foam and listened to stories about teeth and smiles. Using available resources to create props some children used construction pieces as phones. Other activities …

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Ice cube painting

Water play was still needed this week to keep us cool. So using ice cubes to paint with powder paint, the children watched the ice cubes melt and turn the powder into paint. Mixing water and mud the children made mud baths for the animals, and paint, to brush any surface near them with the …

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Water play

To keep the children cool as the temperatures rose this week lots of water play activities were offered. We created a ‘car wash’ and sold ‘ice creams’, washed dolls, painted with water and dodged Marj as she sprayed us with water. Other activities included chalk bashing, balancing on logs and pallets, snail hunting, making a …

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Messy play

Exploring media and materials this week to encourage large motor movements the children painted with water, mud, paint, brushes and sticks, on cloth, paper and wood. As well as bug hunting we had a magical mystery tour of the village, including stops at Auntie Marj’s trampoline, grassy bank slide, rock climbing, and a duck race …

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