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The children engaged in lots of Christmas crafts during the month of December. They made a postbox, wrote letters and cards, painted and constructed a fireplace. The children enjoyed using loose parts to create their own Christmas tree which encouraged and developed their creativity and problem solving skills. The block area saw lots of construction and imaginative skills being showcased as the children built their own stable and manger which they remembered from our Nativity practice. Lots of singing and dancing took place especially at our Christmas party!
The children have been enjoying being part of our nurture focus group in the Sunshine Room. The story book “The Invisible String” was our focus book which the children really engaged in and were able to develop and gain an understanding of relationships with the people they love and value. Together with our newly developed bucket filling programme, the children have been keen to help tidy up, show kindness toward others, demonstrate good listening skills etc to enable them an opportunity to gain recognition on our wall. Our new friend Toffee likes to see lots of bucket filling to help him choose who he would like to spend the weekend with on a sleepover. This gives the children a chance to take care and show nurturing skills.
The nursery children have been demonstrating creativity in the Block Play area by designing and constructing models using a variety of materials. The children also explored images of castles, sharing their thoughts of how people lived in the past and in their imaginative play, shared ideas of the people who might live in a castle. The children are continuing to learn and develop skills in preparing, handling, tasting and talking about a diversity of foods in a variety of social situations, including at our Stay and Play Sessions with families. The children are learning to count, create sequences and describe order as they explore numbers both indoors and outdoors. In the Art area the children are developing independence skills through self-selection of a variety of resources to create models, pictures and patterns.
Duty of Candour Report 1st April 2021 - 31st March 2022