The Nursery Blog

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Hammers and Pins

May19

At our Finger Gym this week, the children are using small pins to attach transport themed pieces to the cork board. The children have to use a wooden hammer to hit the pins into the board. The tacks are really small so the children have to be really careful not to drop them!

Light box phonics!

May19

This week on our light box table we are focusing on sounds and spelling simple words. The children can choose an object like mop, dog, or cup and use the sounds to try and spell the word.

Phonics

May16

The Nursery children are doing so well with their sounds that we decided to set up a phonics table! Some children are now even putting sounds together to read simple words. At the phonics table children can find the new sound, write sounds, spell and read words or even make up their own words.  

Our New Reading Area

May15

  We have been working really hard this week to improve our reading area! We have added some topic book baskets so children know where to put all the books about transport and vehicles. We have added some story baskets so children can retell their favourite stories using props and we have even added some […]

Transport Walk to Willows Lane

May15

Yesterday the Nursery children walked in small groups to Willows Lane to look at the different forms of transport. They took clipboards and digital cameras to record what they saw. They saw an aeroplane, bike, motorbike, truck, van, car, bus and taxi. It was a great experience for all the children as they could even […]

Finger Gym – Cutting Skills week!

May15