Lansdowne PreSchool held another successful parents' event (Parents Involved in Children's Learning & Education) last week. Andy led the currant bun making session & the children also made a selection of cakes & a mixed-up pasta play dish. Names from the meld helped start phonic sounds & some children began to copy & write the beginning of their names. Later the cakes were put on display in the pop-up cake shop & Mums & Dads became the customers as our "shopkeepers" counted o
Tim from MacPennys delivers the first selection of shrubs for the new outside classroom at Talbot Woods We can't wait to start planting, even if it's pouring with rain Two brave volunteers wrap up to fight off the elements & begin digging, adding compost & firming in Learning opportunities virtually leapt out of the ground. Our friendly robin sparked interest in worms for food; we eat some leaves but not others; the holes for the plant are twice as big as the pots; we can
Bournemouth Day Nursery Talbot Woods is taking shape with our garden refurb. Lawned area to compliment the all-weather surface, many new shrubs & bushes and we're waiting for the final plant list for the central pits, which will include herbs for the kitchen, planting & watering opportunities. The new-look area provides a secluded area for learning through play; the outside classroom. The grass just needs a bit more time to knit in.
Ever popular PICLE events continue with a decidedly spooky theme. Parents involved in children's learning & education gives everyone the chance to show parents what we learn at the nursery. Ideal for sharing ideas for home learning & meeting other parents in a fun and informative way. The under 2s room at Lansdowne was decked out with spooky slime, spiders, eyes in jelly, sensory trays & plenty of paint for making our impressions of the activities and spirit of the afternoon