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Caterpillars Web Blog

Filed under: Caterpillars — Argyle Bridge Children's Nursery at 1:25 pm on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The caterpillars have been exploring a lot of natural materials and resources this month. We have been playing with the wooden dinosaur land and added crunchy cereal to stomp the dinosaurs feet while listening to it crunch! We have also had wooden logs out in our sand tray and developed our fine motor skills by […]

Caterpillar Web Blog

Filed under: Caterpillars — Argyle Bridge Children's Nursery at 1:09 pm on Thursday, July 27, 2017

The caterpillars have been developing their senses and confidence in messy play a lot this month as for a while they had lost a little interest. They have really enjoyed using real foods as part of their play and we have used a variety of foods such as; cooked spaghetti, beans and mashed potato. We […]

Caterpillars April 2017

Filed under: Caterpillars — Argyle Bridge Children's Nursery at 7:45 am on Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Caterpillars have been very interested in sensory play this month. We have made new sensory bottles to fit in with Easter, using small foam eggs, Easter confetti and cotton wool, which we made into a bunny! The children love to shake these bottles and watch the objects move around. We also created a wall […]

Caterpillar Room March 2017

Filed under: Caterpillars — Argyle Bridge Children's Nursery at 8:54 am on Thursday, March 30, 2017

This month the Caterpillar’s have welcomed some new friends to the room! We would like to say Hi to Amber and Jak. We have been busy creating Mother’s Day cards, where we used handprints as beautiful flowers. The children were able to explore textures using their hands and also be creative through this activity with […]

Caterpillar Room, February

Filed under: Caterpillars — Argyle Bridge Children's Nursery at 9:23 am on Monday, March 13, 2017

The Caterpillar room have been creating a family tree display, where we used paint and sponge rollers to make a tree for the wall. We also included parents in our display, by asking for a family photo from home to stick up. The children have been showing interest in this and have been pointing to […]

Caterpillars

Filed under: Caterpillars — Argyle Bridge Children's Nursery at 1:05 pm on Thursday, September 29, 2016

The caterpillars have been busy starting our Autumn display in the room. We used brown, orange and green paint to create a group piece of art work. We also used handprints as leaves falling down. We are also going to take a walk down the Heugh to collect pine cones to add to our display. […]

Caterpillar Room

Filed under: Caterpillars — Argyle Bridge Children's Nursery at 11:11 am on Monday, August 29, 2016

In August the Caterpillars have been exploring a range of textures, from wet textures to dry textures. We have been gluing with coloured rice, which we dyed with food colouring. Also we have provided various materials for the children to feel e.g cellophane, corrugated card and pipe cleaners in different colours. And we have used […]

Baby Room

Filed under: Caterpillars — Argyle Bridge Children's Nursery at 12:01 pm on Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The babies have enjoyed some lovely walks in the sunshine, making good use of our quad buggies! We have been to see some chickens and horses along beside Polson park and had a play at the park too. We have also spent some time exploring various textures, from paint to collecting dry leaves from in […]

Baby Room

Filed under: Caterpillars — Argyle Bridge Children's Nursery at 8:58 pm on Monday, April 4, 2016

The baby room have recently welcomed Alexander and Myles to the room. They are settling in well and joining in with the daily routine brilliantly. We have enjoyed some nice walks lately, enjoying our Spring weather, while also collecting some daffodils to display in the room. The babies have been pointing out the transport we […]

Babies

Filed under: Caterpillars — Argyle Bridge Children's Nursery at 4:25 pm on Friday, February 19, 2016

The babies have been focusing on exploring textures. We have made a “Sensory Wall” for the children to lift the lids and feel what is underneath. The babies spend lots of time feeling the textures while the staff members help them to verbalise what they might be thinking. We have also been using foods in […]

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