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Celebrating Diwali

November 2018

We have enjoyed celebrating Diwali in the 18months room this week! We have painted and decorated our own Rangoli patterns by candle light (Twinkly star lights) whilst listening to Diwali music. The children were provided with a number of mark making tools and spent a long time choosing which to use. Their choices were the

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‘Mmm, Mmm’ – went the little green frog one day’

October 2018

18 months had great fun exploring the forest school… we made mud pies, searched for frogs & bugs in our pond and went to see what we could find in the maze. We collected leaves and bark… We used the leaves to make a cosy den to read our stories in and we even had

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Jam, Worms, Pencils, Leaves and Pumpkins? – Only in the Forest Garden!

October 2018

October has seen us do lots of different things in the forest school; we have taken Autumn by storm. Blackberry Jam                 The children absolutely loved this activity. We took strolls down the lane to find lots and lots of blackberries.  We even got some from out of reach places!! The children all had a

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Maths, Monsters, Pumpkins and Rain!!!

October 2018

Maths Challenge For this terms maths challenge we incorporated our interest in vegetables into the activity. We all had a go at slicing then butternut squash, aubergine and sweet potato; we noticed that they slices looked like circles, and even had a go at balancing them on top of each other to make towers. From

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Maths Challenge + – x =

October 2018

The challenge for the rooms this term was ‘Maths’. The staff were asked to be innovative and plan a maths activity or activities, to think of something the children had not done before and to get creative with Maths With very little direction we were very excited to see what they would come up with.

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