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Best Day at Forest School

Best Day at Forest School

We had the best day at forest school 🌳🍁 Our children created muddy faces, natural bracelets and used chalks to make marks on trees creating dragon prints. (We also enjoyed some delicious hot chocolate)

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World Book Day 2021

World Book Day 2021

The children had a fantastic day for World Book Day. They took part in lots of story related activities and enjoyed reading their favourite stories inside and out. The children also enjoyed dressing up as their favourite story characters and we thought they looked...

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Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

Today, our Busy Bees enjoyed taking part in a food and health eating activity. The children cut the vegetables and use cookbooks to talk about what they wanted to make with the food.

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Fine Motor Skills

Fine Motor Skills

The children in our Worker Bees explored different senses and developed their fine motor skills during this activity scooping and pouring the potion into the potion tubes, using a range of tools. We also played calming music using the Alexa and dimmed to lights to...

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Pancake Tuesday

Pancake Tuesday

Our Worker Bees loved their baking lesson with Moe our cook. They have made delicious pancakes for tea. #pancaketuesday

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Developing Mark-Making Skills

Developing Mark-Making Skills

The children in our Busy Bees room developed their mark making skills in creating circles. We researched the artist Wassily Kandinsky and provided artwork created by him for the children to explore. Our Busy Bees read the book Peely Wally, which they really enjoyed....

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Fun in the Rain

Fun in the Rain

This morning we embraced the wet weather! We made some rain shakers and danced in the rain in the garden. We then created some watercolour pictures and used our spray bottles to make different effects. When we went inside we looked at some water colour prints and used...

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Sprng at Forest School

Sprng at Forest School

What a day we had! So much fun at Forest school. We explored the forest surrounding, built our own stick fire, we went on a gruffalo hunt after reading the gruffalo story and we took part in a scavenger hunt. We are looking forward to next week #forestschool...

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Exploring Materials

Exploring Materials

Our children have enjoyed exploring a spring themed tuff tray 🌼 they explored the different materials, developing their fine motors skills, shape recognition and talking about their worries.

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Exploring Sea Life

Exploring Sea Life

Today our children enjoyed using our water tray to paint in. We explored a sea life theme and the children enjoyed mixing the colours to create the colour purple. We listened to music to match our theme and talked about the different sea creatures and their features

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Spring Shadow Drawing

Spring Shadow Drawing

Today or Worker Bees took part in a spring themed activity outdoors, shadow drawing using daffodils. The children followed the outline of the shadows they could see on their page and were proud of their creations.

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Spa Day

Spa Day

As a part of children’s mental health week, our Worker Bees children have been enjoying being pampered by the staff in Honey Pot’s spa! The children enjoyed a relaxing foot soak in scented water & they were very keen to have a face mask, complete with cucumbers to...

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Supertato

Supertato

As part of storytelling week, some of our pre-school children explored a themed tuff tray based on one of their favourite stories ‘Supertato!’ The children enjoyed acting out the story using the vegetables provided in the tuff tray, rescuing some of the vegetables...

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Children’s Well-being Week

Children’s Well-being Week

The children in busy bees and preschool have enjoyed smoothie making this morning to begin ‘Children’s Well-being Week’, they have explored different fruits including some new ones, learning new vocabulary and tasting these for the first time! The children were very...

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Fruit Tasting & Smoothie Making

Fruit Tasting & Smoothie Making

As part of children’s mental health week, our pre-school children have enjoyed exploring & tasting fruit today in a themed tuff tray. They talked about the different textures of the fruit, about how they tasted (There were some funny faces pulled when it tasted...

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What’s the Weather Today?

What’s the Weather Today?

Leanne set up a lovely tuff tray relating to the weather after the children have shown so much interest in it. The children enjoyed exploring the different weather log pieces & the rainbow rice & this prompted discussion about what the weather was like outside. One of...

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Building

Building

Busy Bees love building at the moment! The staff provided pictures of buildings that may have been familiar to the children & they used their own thinking & the blocks provided to create their own structures! They were especially excited to find that some of the...

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Birthday Cakes!

Birthday Cakes!

Our Busy Bees children have shown lots of fascination recently with anything birthday related! The staff set up the play dough station to include loose parts for making birthday cakes! The children made some lovely creations & of course made sure they added a candle!

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‘Winnie the Pooh’ Day

‘Winnie the Pooh’ Day

We have been celebrating 'Winnie the Pooh' Day today with lots of fun activities including 'Winnie the Pooh' coloured rice play and Tigger themes playdough station. We got very creative and loved it!

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