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Happy New Year from Caterpillars

Our topic this term asks the question

“Which is the biggest dinosaur?"

We will enjoy lots of imaginative play, moving on all fours, on two legs, flapping wings and ROARING like dinosaurs. We will become explorers, searching for dinosaur eggs and digging for bones. There will be lots of pre-historic dinosaur crafts and activities to enjoy too. Nursery and Caterpillars will also be inviting our families to get involved with a special dinosaur Parent event.

      Trip to Make Believe Play Group

A fantastic day at Make Believe Play Group. We visited the vets, Powell's construction site,the farm, went shopping at the village store and had a cuppa in Mary's Cafe....we even went to the dentist.Take a look!

Mother's Day Stay and Play Event

Another successful family event for nursery and Caterpillars. Thank you for your continued support. The children love to share their play with you at Grange.

 

St Patrick's Day and Comic Relief 2019

A busy but fun week in Caterpillars and nursery. We celebrated St Patrick's day with lots of crafts, dancing and games. We also had fun for a good cause raising money for Comic Relief. Take a look !

 

Irish Soda bread Yum Yum !
Shamrock crafts
Potato printing
Potato printing
Irish Soda bread Yum Yum !
Potato printing
Irish Dancing
Shamrock crafts
Shamrock crafts
Shamrock crafts
Shamrock crafts
Potato printing
Shamrock crafts
Shamrock crafts
Shamrock crafts
Look at our red noses!
Pin the red nose on Mr Tumble
Pin the red nose on Mr Tumble
Happy Comic Relief
Pin the red nose on Mr Tumble
Pin the red nose on Mr Tumble
              World Book Day 2019- Stay and Play Event

Pancake Tuesday

We explored a pancake themed tuff tray, made crafty pancakes then got to taste the real thing at snack time with lots of different toppings.

Happy St David's day

We painted daffodils and flags with leeks, danced to some Welsh music and enjoyed Welsh rarebit for snack time.

Using Leeks to paint daffodils
Using Leeks to paint daffodils
Welsh rarebit for snack
Welsh rarebit for snack
Using leeks to paint the Welsh flag
Using leeks to paint the Welsh flag

Visit From Seven Stories

To introduce World book day, Caterpillars and nursery were visited by The Seven Stories team. We joined in stories, sang lots of songs and danced with different props. We all had lots of fun!

Valentine Stay and Play Event

A huge thank you to all of our families and friends who attended our Valentine stay and play event. It was a lovely finish to a busy half term!

Happy Chinese New Year

This week we have been celebrating Chinese New Year. We have tasted Chinese food, listened and danced to Chinese music. We even met a Chinese dragon.Take a look!

Dinosaur stay and play event

A big thank you to our families for braving the snow and supporting our 'Stay and Play' dinosaur event. I am sure you will agree, the children loved sharing their play with you.

Stay and Play Dinosaur Event

Topic crafts and activities

How do art and crafts help children learn?
Here are some ideas!
  • Enables brain development. Children make millions of new brain connections in early childhood as they make sense of the world. ...
  • Creates a shared learning experience. ...
  • Helps children express themselves. ...
  • Unlocks problem-solving skills. ...
  • Builds confidence. ...
  • Develops maths skills.
  • Fine motor control and skills
  • Well-being

Caterpillar Crafts and activities -Take a look!


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