Entries by edenbridge

June/July & August Update

Bumblebee room update In June, we started our new book of the month, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The children have become very engaged with the story, focusing well, joining in with key phrases, counting the fruits and starting to develop an understanding of the life cycle of a butterfly. They have loved the arrival of […]

May Update

Bumblebee Room Update  Whilst making the most of the sunshine we ventured out to the local park. We had lots of fun on the roundabout, the slide and climbing frame. We went on the swings, seesaw and climbed through the train tube. We explored our Physical skills – squatting, negotiating spaces building our special awareness […]

March Update.

Bumblebees To celebrate Mother’s Day the children created beautiful flower cards using their hands as the petals and pictures of themselves as the middle of the flower. The children enjoyed making these as it involved a gooey sensory experience getting their hands into the paint. World book day was celebrated throughout the nursery with the […]

February Update

Bumblebees Our bumblebees have been very busy this month with lots of different activities going on.  We have been exploring different media and materials, such as table painting, play dough and multicoloured spaghetti play. When we had the snow showers we brought some of the snow into the room for the children to see and […]

Janaury 2018 Update

Bumblebees Sensory Silliness This month we have been testing out senses to the max! We have explored so many textures from Jelly to smelly slime. The children have loved using their gross motor skills to stir the jelly with spoons and folks. We have especially chosen spoons so that they children become familiar with holding […]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Ho Ho Ho post our letters and to the North Pole they go! We had lots of messy fun this month making our post box for our friends to post their Christmas cards.  We also enjoyed making lots of festive decorations for our mummy’s and daddy’s, exploring different textures and using lots of different techniques […]

Remember Remember the 5th November

“Remember, remember the 5th of November” This month in Bumblebees we put our mark making skills to the test and made some fantastic firework painting using toilet rolls. This really helps with our expressive arts and design skills as we enjoy the effects of making movement that leaves marks. In ladybirds and Butterflies, we created […]

Happy Halloween

October has been a busy month for us and the children as we have introduced some changes to the nursery and their routines. With the introduction of a new nursery uniform to the children in the Butterflies and ladybirds room, we felt that is was a great way of uniting the nursery together. we also saw it as a […]