Fun in the Field

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As I have previously mentioned the children are out everyday for a play and during the week, we had the PE Box out. The PE Box has some scoops, balls, cones, and giant feet in.  Another day we had some water and brushes out which is also a way of getting children who don’t take […]

Outdoor Play

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At Red Balloon we are out everyday during both sessions with the children taking part in different activities. During our outdoor play the PE Box was out and the cones have been used as a net for a game of scoop tennis, using the giant feet and walking around trying to keep the ball in […]

Counting Easter Eggs

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To help children with their counting I thought I would make something up to go along with Easter.  I got the children to colour in an egg first which was then glued by the children into the middle of the worksheet.  I explained to the children what they had to do which was to put […]

Growing Cress

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Karen has been getting the children to sow some Cress with the children in egg shells.  Each child was giving a shell and they had to pick 2 cotton wool balls to put in the shell.  Once this was completed, they sprinkled some cress onto the cotton wool, or the egg shells were in the […]

Outdoor Play

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During our Outdoor Play we had the chalk eggs out for the children to use and I was standing and there was my shadow and I said to the children ‘can you draw around my shadow.’  Some of the children came across and started and Jackie drew around one of the boys so they could […]

Red Nose Day

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Each year the Pre-school takes part in Red Nose Day.  This year we asked the children to come dressed in something red along with the ladies who were also wearing something red.  The children each made a Red Nose with different red items of paper, ribbons, jewels, and some red sand.  Once each child had […]

Planting Potatoes

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Each year we also take part in a scheme which helps to teach the children about growing and where our food comes from.  We receive a box of 2 bags of different varieties of potatoes and during my Carpet Time, I explained and showed the children what we were going to do.  I opened the […]

Read Write Inc -Part 3

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Here is Part 3 of the sounds the children have learnt so far. You are able access worksheets to go along with these sounds on Tapestry by looking under the Documents heading. The worksheets can be printed off and used to help you child practice writing their letters while saying the Read Write Inc Sound […]

Classroom Activities

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A Parent handed in a couple of books for the children to use.  The books were about the Farm and Shopping and as we made our way through the book the children had to find the pieces which fitted into that page and trying to work out which way in went into the space as […]

Whiteboards

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Since we ordered the new whiteboards the children have had great fun in drawing on them, as they can draw a picture then erase it and start again.  Some of the children who don’t normally like to draw with pens and paper took part in making pictures on the whiteboard.  We had a cat, parents, […]