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Making marks and patterns

The children have explored creating marks and patterns using different materials. Investigating soapy water marks with brushes! Using chalks to create circles and lines. Creating marks using pasta and buttons in playdough, discovering what happens. Pressing shells and...

Forest School Experiences

Opportunities to discover and look closely at insects in their habitat underneath logs and stones. Mini Explorers off we go to explore and investigate! Talking about some of the things they have observed such as plants, growth, decay and change. Using senses to...

Invention Shed Experiences

The children explored and selected materials and resources in the Invention Shed. They discovered new ways of doing things by joining them together in different ways. Following key person discussion and guidance on using tools safely, the children handled the tools...

Enjoying the view!

On our visit to 'The Baltic' we went up to the fifth floor to look out of the very special viewing window. We were amazed at the wonderful sights! We could see 'The Sage' building and all of the bridges that went across the River Tyne. The children could see The Tyne...

A Visit to The Baltic

We visited "The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art" with our families to take part in a "Big Draw Event". The artist demonstrated how to create marks and patterns using different types of media. We then experimented to explore using various methods. We used both hands...

A visit to the local Post Office

The children were inspired by a letter that they received from Denise when she visited London. They created their own pictures and letters to send to their families. We placed our pictures in envelopes and went for a walk to the local Post Office. We looked closely at...

Enjoying books and puppets

Sharing books together, looking at illustrations. Taking on a role in play by pretending to be an adult on the story chair reading to others. Looking at books independently and following interests. Engaging together by having a puppet show using favourite...

Autumn walk through the park

Today we explored the local park, next to nursery. We discussed what we may find and discussed what Autumn may look like. The children observed the local environment commenting "The leaves have fell because it's Autumn" and "We could find sycamore seeds and they are...

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