It’s been a week of exploring. This week we’ve set up the big paper on the floor which allows children to use different muscles when drawing, it also gives them a bigger space to create and the opportunity to collaborate with peers. We’ve loved being hairdressers this week, we have a lovely styling head the … More Exploring!

Our sparkly week…

This week we’ve enjoyed exploring sparkly things leading up to bonfire night! We’ve used tweezers to pick up glittery pom-poms, it’s very important to get these muscles working as they help with our early writing skills. We’ve also mark maked using glittery salt and wooden sticks. It’s important that children have different areas to mark … More Our sparkly week…

Messy play

This week we’ve loved getting messy, if you can’t get messy at nursery then where can you get messy! We hid spiders in our shaving foam web and laid out tweezers to try and rescue them, of course putting our hands in the foam was much more fun. We also set out a tray with paint and … More Messy play


Autumn made an appearance this week and it allowed us to create lots of autumn fun for the children. We had a tray full of autumn squashes, leaves, conkers and acorns. We used magnifying glasses to look at the details, used tweezers and scoops to pick them up (which uses all the muscles we need to … More Autumn!

Gingerbread week!

This week we’ve loved cooking! Every child got the opportunity to bake gingerbread this week and they were so proud of their creations. Thanks for the pictures of the children enjoying their creations. We love cooking, it gives us so much of a learning experience. We can talk about the ingredients, smell, taste, use our arm … More Gingerbread week!

Water fun!!

This week we’ve loved exploring the water, both inside and outside. We’ve washed up, played with sea creatures in the water, made a car wash, practised our pouring and made a fabulous water slide. We’ve also been reading The Gingerbread Man this week. The children have enjoyed listening to a familiar story and joining in. … More Water fun!!