Welcome to Leverstock Green School Nursery Page
Nursery have been bug hunting! They have been finding bugs in the garden and finding out what they are called. We found ants, beetles and millipedes. We have learned how to handle them carefully and we have tried to create a special place for them to live.
Even Spiderman joined in with the learning!
We had a fantastic Sport’s Day on Monday. Children were proud to wear their tie-dyed team t-shirts. We worked hard to control the balls to score a goal and use bats to get the ball in a hoop. We ran so fast and balanced well over the benches and we especially loved the parachute. But the best bit was “the races and getting our medals” said our nursery and reception children. Here we are getting ready in the line to go out to the field.
Children have celebrated Father’s Day. They worked hard to make a card and write inside their card.
Wow, this half term has flown by so fast! Our toy shop has been well used and we have explored the different ways toys move. Its half term next week and we return to an enrichment week on the Tuesday. Its "Mind Body and Soul" week, so we are focussing on being healthy. We have smoothie making on the Tuesday so will need a little fruit to make something tasty. We are exercising and dancing on Wednesday, on Thursday we visit the Spiritual Garden and on Friday we focus on hygiene and have a sharing picnic.
Hope you had a fantastic Easter and really enjoyed the beautiful weather. Feel free to share some of the Easter fun and spring time photos with us on Tapestry, your child can share them with us and talk about the learning at nursery. Our topic for this half term is Our Treasured Toys, please scroll down to see the topic outline. We also will be doing some growing activities and caring for plants so crossed fingers for some fine weather. This term we have some more new families starting with us and we welcome Mr Provo for the Summer Term. I am sure we will all make them feel welcome.
Happy Mother’s Day - we have made marvellous cards for our special Mums.
Our topic now is Large Small and something Tall - a topic map is at the bottom of this page. We have started with a shoe shop. Giant shoes, baby shoes, party shoes, rainy day shoes! We sell them all. We have been matching, sorting, mending and cleaning, buying, selling shoes as well as retelling the Elves and the Shoemaker story.
We have also learned the rhyme
1 shoe, 2 shoes, I need new shoes.
Off I go to the new shoes store,
I said to the salesman “I need new shoes”,
He said, “what do you need them for?”
Repeat the rhyme at home!
Welcome back, we hope you have all had a fantastic break and are fit for the term ahead! Our focus is on Nursery Rhymes and Fairy Tales. See below for the possible learning that will take place on the topic plan. Incy Wincy has already appeared in our water tray, and children are having a wail of time exploring the pulley and singing the song.
Its Nursery Nativity time again. We have been singing and singing to get ready to share the story of the birth of Jesus with you.
It’s on Wednesday 12th December at 10.45am in the nursery. Please be prompt and take note that there can only be two adults per nursery child. Younger siblings are welcome but buggies and car seats are best kept outside. If the younger siblings are noisy it will also be best to take them outside. Thank you
Nursery now has its very own dark cave. Delilah the dragon has moved in and has brought some treasure with her. We can see her treasure sparkle and shine with our torches.
Somebody very cheeky is being a dragon and making children in the cave very scared. Who could that be?
Paradise park visited nursery and reception. Sarah the animal handler showed us a bearded dragon first called Eddie Lizard! She told us about where he is from and how he keeps warm and we looked carefully at his claws and spines and brave children felt his scales. We then looked at what we thought was a hedgehog but it was a tenrec called Griff. We found out he was a carnivore and ate insects. Again brave children felt his prickles by stroking very carefully down his back.
Nursery now has an animal hospital. We have many poorly animals that need help and attention. It’s lucky we have so many vets who can look after them. The children have been able to diagnose their ailments and prescribe medicine and look after their recovery. The children have also made marks to record just like a real vet would.
We have been learning about birthdays and pumping up balloons - great for shoulder strength need for pencil control. Children have also been practising controlling pens and pencils decorating cakes. Pop in and see our party corner.
Children have been having fun outside with reception class making a night train. All aboard!! The children call out. Good team work.
We have been counting crazy this week after doing our autumn home learning activity. Well done to those children that found and counted autumn items, we have sorted and counted all sorts of leaves, and bits from the trees. We have sang songs too all about autumn. See if the children can sing “the leaves on the trees come swirling down” to the tune of the wheels on the bus!