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This week, we are continuing with our life cycle topic, and learning all about chickens! We have a role play chicken coup, mark making and maths activities.


This week, we are continuing with life cycles, and learning about frogs! We will be learning new words to do with their cycle and making frogs. Have a hoppy week! 😄🐸



We have a very exciting week planned! We are learning all about caterpillars and have some live caterpillars which arrived today to look after. Our story for the week will be Eric Carle’s ‘The very hungry caterpillar’, based on which we will be doing lots of fun activities.


This week we are learning all about the fire service! We have a ‘Save the letters’ game, mark making and fire station role play. In the garden, we have hoses to play with.


This week we are learning all about the dentist. We will be talking about healthy eating, teeth brushing and about visits to the dentist. Don’t forget labelled toothbrushes!


We are really pleased to share with you the latest addition to our woodlands area – the NATURE HUT! We have had a lovely hut built over the half term holiday and added some resources to allow the children to have even more outdoor fun and learn about their environment. Come and have a look at it when you are next at pre school!


This week, we are reading the story ‘Jack and the beanstalk.’ We have lots of fun activities planned, including planting ‘magic beans’, finding the giant’s treasure and counting the leaves in the beanstalk.



This week we are celebrating Chinese New Year! We have a Chinese restaurant in our role play area, are drawing Chinese numbers in red sand as well as making Chinese lanterns, and we have some tasty Chinese food for our snack!


This week we are looking at the story of ‘The Gingerbread Man’. We have ginger play dough, we are retelling the story with story stones, and we will be making gingerbread men! What an exciting week! We would love to know if the children are retelling the story at home!