Latest Play Room News
In Jack in the Box the children have been exploring number and maths play, they have been doing this through a variety of sensory activities and number rhymes. Lots of the babies are now steady on their feet and have really enjoyed exploring all areas of the garden for themselves.
The children in Ragdoll have been practicing their independence skills and are starting to self-serve some elements of their meals as well as starting to explore the potty and talking about what it is used for. They have also shown a keen interest in vehicles and rockets using books and the Internet to find out more about them.
Hopscotch children have been observing the plants and flowers in the garden and have helped to plant their own sunflowers talking about how to look after them. They have also been engaging in sensory and art activities where they have particularly enjoyed soap and foam play and peg and string painting.
Hobby Horse children have been looking at the letter sounds in their names and to enhance this the staff have been pointing out letters in the environment and adding letters to their activities. During their circle times, the children have been focusing on shapes and identifying them by name. They have also created rainbow pictures and practised colour recognition.
Spinning Tops have also been planting and are growing beans and sunflowers. They have started these off indoors and will transfer them to the nursery garden when they have observed their growth inside. They have changed their role-play area in to a school and are enjoying looking at pictures and uniforms from surrounding local schools. To further their self-help skills, the children have been taking part in P.E sessions where they have been getting changed independently.