Wisbech Nursery November 2019
3rd December 2019
In November, our Under Two’s have been exploring Dinosaurs. They have been busy playing with and exploring the dinosaurs in a variety of ways; they have created patterned pictures with dinosaur stamps, used the toy animals to create marks and prints on foil and role played with the dinosaurs in cereal based sensory play trays.
Their Core story this month has been That’s not my dinosaur by Fiona Watt, they have enjoyed exploring the variety of textures within the book.
As part of “working with parents” parents have helped their children, to decorate some Dinosaur templates, using lots of bright colours and an assortment of fabrics.
EYFS Link: Literacy – Reading – Birth-11mths Enjoys looking at books with familiar people.
Our Toddler’s theme for November has centred around Wild animals. They have enjoyed exploring the inflatable animals and their own painted animals, in their Safari role play area with their binoculars, lentil and bean sensory tray for the children to explore with the wild animals, animal puzzles and using the animals to make foot prints.
Toddler’s Core Story of the month has been Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell.
The Preschool children have been talking about Wild animals, they have made blotted Giraffes in Science Club, painted their favourite animal and made Elephant shaped scones in Cookery Club.
Our Pre-schoolers Core story for the month of November was The Animal Boogie by Debbie Harter. The children have had lots of fun, singing along and dancing to the Animal Boogie.
EYFS Link: Understanding the World – The World – 22-36mths Enjoys playing with small world models.
All of our children had lots of fun during World Nursery Rhyme Week, singing old favourites and learning some catchy new ones. They explored rhymes through music and dance, puppets and role play. Their favourite rhyme throughout the week was “Row row row your boat”.
EYFS Link: Expressive Arts and Design – Exploring and using media and materials – 22-36mths Joins in singing favourite songs.
Fun fact: Did you know that during hibernation, bears can go without food and water for more than 240 days?
You can share our Core Stories through our Books for Bedtime scheme or you can access some of our activities through our “Have a go at home” scheme, encouraging the positive partnership in learning between nursery and home.
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