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Nurturing the babies

Role Play What a fantastic way to talk about nutrition and how important the food is we eat.  The children loved discussing the different food on the table, we were talking about the food we like and the different food we have tried.  We also discussed the different utensils we can use to both cook

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St Patricks Day

St Patricks day fun. What a busy week, we have loved listening to Irish music in many forms and expressing ourselves through dance. We have also created many Irish flags – through sticking and painting.  Our children also came dressed in the  colours of the Irish flag, green, orange and white and enjoyed potato printing and

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Welcome

Welcome Take a look at our team page, on the about us tab to find out more about our new exciting additions to the Pooh Team!

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St David’s Day

St David’s Day We were so excited to learn and explore different activities around St David’s Day. We had a lot of fun making welsh cakes – they were delicious. Although the currants caused a discussion as everyone thought they were raisins. We has a still life art class, painting our very own daffodils. Yellow

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Pancake Day

Pancake Day We have had a fantastic week exploring Pancake Day/Shrove Tuesday. We have made pancakes, raced with pancakes, painted pancakes, made and played with lemon smelling, yellow playdough and lemon water play. Of course, not forgetting…eating pancakes!! We discovered the recipe of egg and diary free pancake mix to accommodate all our children’s dietary

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Role Play

Role Play How amazing to find a Hairdressers, in our PreSchool Area, in these challenging times.  We now all have lovely washed, cut and blow dried hair.  

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day This week we have been celebrating the Patron Saint Of Love – Saint Valentine. We have been exploring, discovering and playing with Red Playdough, Red Rice Play, Pink Gloop, Red Toys, Valentines Music and Disco, Making Heart Shaped Biscuits and Dunking these into milk and pink chocolate!

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Mark Making Skills

Mark Making Skills Mark Marking Skills are supported in so many different ways than just pen to paper. This could be shaving foam play- writing letters, shapes and numbers into shaving foam, Ribbon Play, Playdough, popping Bubble wrap or even Peg Boards. We try to keep our fingers busy to enhance this skill.

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Snow Play At Nursery

Snow Play At Nursery What a treat we had this week, when lots of snow arrived. We had our own secure area, full of fresh snow on Monday Morning to create lots of tiny footprints, Snow Angels and Snowballs. It was so enjoyable to spend time outside and we were lucky enough that the snow

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Thank you

Thank You Myself and The Team, would like to say a huge thank you to all our parents over the last 10 months during this pandemic.  Your support, co-operation, help and understanding, has not gone unnoticed. With this and the hard efforts from the staff, it has allowed Pooh Corner to stay a safe and

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January

January 2021 Firstly, Happy New Year to you all. We are so excited for this Winter Term, with all the activities we have planned.  To aid our mark making we have been busy with activities to strengthen our fingers. This week we have been popping bubble wrap and finger painting, this also helps hand and

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