Nursery know the signs

Nursery know the signs

Following our interest in the carpet map, we decided to look at familiar signs in the environment.  Nursery used the interactive whiteboard to explore these signs further.  We talked about them carrying meaning and, how some were rules that we had to listen to. We...
Where we live

Where we live

Nursery have been interested in using the carpet map to allow cars and vehicles to travel along.  We used this as an opportunity to talk about where we live and what is nearby. We knew that there was a Co-op, Aldi, chemist and a church. As we drove our toys along the...
Problem solving with Christmas presents

Problem solving with Christmas presents

Christmas has given us lots of opportunities to learn through first-hand experiences – this time wrapping presents! Nursery were encouraged to explore, observe, and solve problems, thinking critically, making decisions and to talking about our choices. It was...
Exploring the interactive whiteboard

Exploring the interactive whiteboard

It was a lot of fun learning how to use ICT equipment in nursery.  We explored how we could create pictures using a simple programme and the end results were exciting to see. We learned that the tools we use have an effect on what we see on the interactive whiteboard....
Sharing and taking turns

Sharing and taking turns

Everyday we learn how to take turns and share our toys.  We put this into practice today when we played pass the parcel at our Christmas party.  We waited for our turn and our teachers were very proud when we could show that we were happy for our friends when they won...
A special kind of story

A special kind of story

It’s a special time of year with parties, fayres and nativities.  In nursery we enjoyed listening to the Christmas Story and used the characters to re-tell the story in our own playful way. We talked about baby Jesus being born in a stable surrounded by lots of...