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Nursery JH

Starting Nursery.

Welcome to Sea View Nursery.

 

This is the gate we arrive at.

This is the door we go through and where we put our coats.

In Foundation stage we plan and support the seven areas of learning outlined in the EYFS Framework. The three prime areas cover Personal, Social and Emotional Development, Communication and Language and Physical Development. The four specific areas cover Literacy and Mathematical Development, Understanding of The World and Expressive Arts and Design.

 

Children are supported and encouraged to become independent learners; selecting resources, developing ideas and collaborating with peers to challenge their thinking.

 

Children participate in small group activities daily to introduce new concepts and develop skills in phonics (early reading and writing), mathematics, thinking skills, problem solving skills and collaboration. 

In nursery we can play in lots of different areas.

 

 

We like to explore and play outside

We like to make marks

We have great fun playing in the sand and water.

We create different role play areas to link to stories and interests.

This is the maths area

We like to investigate and build

We have a quiet reading area if you enjoy stories.

Play dough area

This is where we wash our hands and go to the toilet

For snack we sit with our friends and have milk, water and fruit.

playing, exploring and starting our Seaview journey.

June 2021

Recycling week!

We used recyclable materials in our art work

We learned about the importance of recycling materials in order to protect the planet and worked together to sort them

We found different uses for recyclable materials

We used our outdoor recycling centre

Batten down the hatches - the pirates are coming! 

Pirates love underpants - Books Alive!

Books Alive! presents a reading of Claire Freedman and Ben Cort's hilarious addition to the Underpants series is full of pirates, sharks and treasure. You'll...

We made pirate telescopes...

...we wrote messages in bottles and in the sand...

...pirate hats...

...pirate 'wanted' posters...

...and treasure maps!

We then went to search for underpants and treasure!

Supertato - Books Alive! Read Aloud book for kids

Books Alive! Read aloud the first instalment of the ground breaking, earth shattering superhero franchise - SUPERTATO! By Sue Hendra and Paul LinnetMore funn...

We made our own 'Supertato' superheroes

We investigated different vegetables like the ones in the story

We became superheroes with our decorated masks

We used the story to write some of the phrases that we could remember

We shared another vegetable story

We used cubes to measure the height of our superheroes

We matched numicon to the building silhouettes that the superheroes fly over

May 2021

Minibeasts! 🐞🕷️

The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Animated Film

In the internationally acclaimed The Very Hungry Caterpillar, a tiny caterpillar eats and eats...and eats his way through the week. Taken from The Very Hungry ...

The very hungry caterpillar activities

We helped Mrs Henderson to make salt dough and used it to make our own minibeasts

We matched the ladybird spots to the numeral on the minibeast hotel

Norman the slug with a silly shell - The Story Book Channel

Norman the slug - The Story Book ChannelAbout Norman the slug who wants to be a snail so looks for a shell. But what shell will he choose?By Sue Hendra

We designed our own shells for Norman!

We decorated dragonfly wings

Drawing minibeasts in the outdoor area

April 2021

Springtime in nursery!

We made observational drawings of the flowers in nursery

March 2021

We planted broad bean seeds and took them home to see how tall they will grow. We learned that plants need soil, water and sunlight to grow.

We recalled the process of planting a seed and sequenced the pictures.

Haris used construction pieces to make his own Spring flowers and compared them to the real thing

We played an animal matching game to discover the names of their young.

We enjoyed the sun...while it lasted!

Using Spring numbers to support number recognition

We learned the Easter story.

We also learned that the chocolate Easter eggs that we receive symbolise 'new life'. We made chocolate Easter nests to hold our Easter treats.

Happy Easter! 🐣

February 2021

Inspired by the Eco packs, we continued the owl theme within our learning. Here is a display of some of our lovely work 🦉

Using the eco craft packs, we made bird feeders by threading popcorn, raisins and cheerios onto yarn, ready to hang out for the birds.

Using the eco craft packs, we made our cute little owls.

We enjoyed listening to the 'Owl Babies' story and used white paint and textured material to print our own owl babies.

We did a target drawing of an owl

January 2021

Goldilocks and the three bears - We sequenced the story pictures and ordered the pictures by quantity

Re-telling the story, using props and making bear faces using collage materials.

Exploring oats and making porridge

We prepared for baby bear's birthday party - making birthday cards and party hats and we wrote party food lists and invitations

Practising our ball skills during our PE session

Exploring the season - we found thick pieces of ice in the yard and investigated it's properties by collecting it, touching it, jumping on it and dropping it on the ground

It was lovely to see our remote learning friends on our wellbeing day when they came to collect their top up learning backpacks 😃

Lockdown nursery life 😃

Penguin by Polly Dunbar

We enjoyed the story 'Penguin' by Polly Dunbar