Painting to Music!

February 2018

For a new activity, we chose to try ‘painting to music!’ We agreed that music is something that we all felt confident in as a large group session e.g. instruments, sticky kids or ‘Music Rebecca’ etc. but not so much in our ability to integrate music as an open ended activity during free play for

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Exploring farm animals

February 2018

Over the last few weeks the 3-4’s have looked at different farm animals. We began with the story of the 3 little pigs and made pig biscuits and then moved onto how we get milk from a cow to our table. We had a milk tasting challenge which we all enjoyed, especially with chocolate milk!

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Revamped Forest School for 2018

February 2018

We have got a revamped Forest School for 2018. Pete has been busy building us new paths which means that we won’t get too muddy anymore unless we want too! We have learnt some new skills already this year in Forest School, the children have demonstrated great listening and knowledge of our safety rules when

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18mths playing with their new toys.

February 2018

When we came back to Smarties after having a rest over Christmas, Father Christmas had left us some new trains and cars. We love our new Thomas trains, driving them on the train tracks “choo choo.” We used wooden blocks to make ramps for the trains, racing them down the ramps! We created an ‘edible’

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