Little Learners Blog

September 2019 - July 2020

Welcome to the Little Learners Blog.  Here you can see what exciting things we've been doing throughout the year. 

September 2019

For the start of a new pre-school year we have been busy with lots of new things.  In maths we have been measuring outside and have been exporing our bodies with movement and balance in Yoga.  We have been showing off our football skills for physical development and listening skills.  We got to make Gruffalo crumble with apples, sultanas and beetroot. This was very yummy!

Sep 2018 - July 2019

June 2019

This week at Forest School we have been making Elderflower cordial with Elderflower flower heads, lemons, sugar and water.  We have also been counting, making repeating patterns and sorting on the maths table. 

Mrs Robbins introduced us to Gulliver Bear, he will be sent home with a child each weekend to look after.  

On Pyjamarama day, the children and staff came into school in their PJ's to help every child get a bedtime story.  We even had a visit from Mrs Nathan from Red Class. 


Some of us bought in our favourite stories from home and we discussed them in pre-school.  We had a visit from Somerset Music where the children used sticks to tap out a beat, keeping a steady pulse and developing their rhythm and co-orindation.   

Ask your children abour Carrymore visiting, theu will tell you the 3 'R's' - Recycle, Re-use and Reduce.  

Also our caterpillars have arrived for the children to learn about their life cycles. 

May 2019

This month we have been planting seeds and watering our garden.  We helped to unload our new sand for the sandpit but the bucket was so heavy.  We went out and about exploring, looking for wildlife and jumping like a kangaroo!  We also had decorating time with Australian dot art. 

In our final week before half term we have been tasting the fruit Handa had in her basket, the banana and pineapple were very popular.

April 2019

Our Home learning over the Easter break was to design an Easter bonnet. On our first day back with had an assembly with Mrs Sherrard where we could show them off to all the other children.  On Monday 29th April, we had a visit from a Yoga teacher; we did the bird, sun game and umbrella game.  

The children and Mrs Dare have now finished the pond, let’s hope we have lots of wildlife visiting soon.

Drumming Workshop - March 2019

We had a visit from the Drumming workshop. Thank you for all the parents that came, we all had a great time.

March 2019

This month we have been exploring all about musical instruments and had fun testing some out.  

We have been learning about the life cycle of a chicken.  We had the pleasure of being able to watch the eggs hatch and hold the newly born chicks.  

We have also been Growing seeds for our vegetable garden and pond building, and some of the children went for a walk to the local Country Park.

February 2019

This month we had Forest school with Mrs Dare and had fun in the snow.   We also made Gingerbread Men.

January 2019

This half term we have started work on fairy tales, reading The Three Little Pigs and Little Red Riding Hood stories.  The children have been busy building the pigs houses and working on sequencing.

To finish our work on people who help us, we had an exciting visit from the fire engine.  The children were able to climb into the engine cab and use the water hoses – great fun!

On Tuesday afternoons Paul from Rugby Tots visits.  The children were very good at learning new skills and even had a go at the Hacker.

October 2018 

We've been learning about healthy eating, thumbs up for good food and thumbs down for bad food. We've been climbing during our PE sessions, making yummy pizzas and having fun with vegetables using the artist Guiseppe Arcimboldo work.  We have also been carefully negating the laser beams after reading Supertato and learning about healthy teeth, brushing up and down for 2 minutes.

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