January 28, 2017

Physical Development – Moving and Handling


We had a very stretchy and bendy week with lots of movement and writing practice!


On Monday we played party games.  We played musical bumps, musical statues and musical

chairs! It was very cold so we had to keep moving to keep...

January 27, 2017

Physical Development – Moving and handling.

It has been a busy week!


This week we have been focussing on looking at the ways in which the children can move.


We have provided many opportunities for them to dance freely, use tools, negotiate large apparatus and practise t...

January 21, 2017

Communication and Language – Speaking


Miss Edwards helped us to make a solar system out of balloons and papier mache planets, which we really enjoyed talking about as we papered and painted.  Some of us enjoyed painting our

hands, the table and the floor instead.  We ev...

January 20, 2017

Communication and Language – Speaking.


This week we focussed on the children’s language skills.


There was so much talk about this week as Jack Frost visited The Acorns every night leaving behind a crisp white frost for us to see each morning.
We had lots of fun explori...

January 16, 2017

 This week our focus was Personal, Social and Emotional Development.


We were looking at how the children play within their existing friendship groups and how we can support them in extending these groups.
Do they play co-operatively?

Can they offer cues for other childr...

January 14, 2017

PSED – Making relationships


Brrrrr! It turned out to be a very chilly week indeed!


Our focus this week was “making relationships” under PSED and so we enjoyed playing with our usual friends and then doing activities with friends that we didn’t usually play with.


Some o...

January 7, 2017

Welcome back! We hope that you had a lovely Christmas!


We have all been talking about the wonderful presents we received from Father Christmas and the lovely times that we had over the holidays.  There have been some Birthdays too!


It’s been very cold and we have had t...

January 6, 2017

Welcome to the Spring Term.


The children have been excited to tell us all of their Christmas stories and about what Father Christmas brought for them.  It sounds like everyone had a very good time over the break.


We have so many exciting things planned for this term. P...

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