Category Archives: Nursery News

Learning in the Nursery

Health and Wellbeing

  • continue to develop the ability to share, take turns and be patient
  • continue learning sign a long , the signs for this fortnight are stop and toilet
  • learning about the importance of looking after others

Literacy and English

  • continue learning about the different parts of a book
  • learning to recognise the difference between pictures and words in familiar stories
  • drawing pictures and telling my own story about it
  • learning about the different features of text  through the sharing of books
  • exploring and playing with patterns of sound in language through singing songs and clapping games

Mathematics and Numeracy

  • asking simple questions or gather information that I need
  • learning to organise and display information in a variety of ways
  • sequencing numerals to at least 10
  • recognising numerals to at least 10
  • working out the number word after and before
  • set up question of the day in the room 

In response to the children’s interest we will provide

  • resources  linked to  treasure hunting and metal detectors
  • different apparatus to create more obstacle courses,
  • resources to help us find out about the importance of water and why our bodies need water
  • continue exploring the topic of Autumn

PE

  • continuing with  brief gym times in nursery room
  • introducing parachute games in the garden

Songs

Learning at Nursery

Health and Wellbeing                       

  • learning about friendship  and emotions
  • developing the ability to share, take turns and be patient
  • thinking and talking about rules that we need in nursery
  • continue learning signalong, the signs for this fortnight will be waiting and gentle

Literacy

  • listening to stories, texts and other media 
  • looking at books independently
  • learning about the different parts of a book
  • opportunities for mark making and explaining what the writing means

Numeracy and Mathematics

  • continue learning to recognise and identify name cards
  • matching and sorting
  • recognition of numbers
  • sequencing numerals

As a result of the children’s interests we will have:

  •  a continuation of our McDonald’s Drive Thru (Wed/Thurs)
  • a variety of resources linked to dinosaurs and volcanoes
  • interactive Autumn display
  • discussions about different types of weather

Songs we are singing

Books we are going to be reading and looking at:

Elephants
Monkeys

 

Tigers
Giraffes

 

Learning at Nursery

We have been really busy over the last few weeks at nursery and we wanted to share the children’s learning with you. We are  currently focusing on.

Health and Wellbeing                 

  • supporting children to become familiar with the setting           
  • establishing snack and lunch routines 
  • developing sharing skills
  • talking about rules that we need to follow
  • continuing with signalong for returning children
  • introducing signalong to new children,  the first two signs will be for hello and toilet

Literacy

  • listening to stories, texts and other media 
  • encouraging children to  share what they like or dislike about a story
  • singing songs and rhymes
  • experimenting with mark making
  • opportunities for mark making and explaining what the writing means

Numeracy and Mathematics

  • introducing name cards and supporting children to recognise their own name
  • matching and sorting
  • recognition of numbers
  • saying forward and backward number sequences

PE

  • introducing brief gymtime within the nursery room
  •  learning about what happens to our bodies when we exercise

 

As a result of the children’s interests we now have:

  •  an ice cream shop and a McDonald’s Drive Thru (Wed/Thurs)
  • a variety of materials and resources  to extend children’s role play
  • different loose parts/materials to allow for the development of schematic play (lots of interest in transporting)
  • farm small world ( the children are particularly interested in animals, tractors and harvest Mon/Tues)
  • a refurbished bug hotel  in the garden called Hotel Transylvania

Songs we are singing

Books we are reading and looking at:

                                                 Elephants and Giraffes

Monkeys and Tigers

Monkeys and Tigers