What we’ve been up to… Healthy Eating week The children tried a variety of exotic fruits such as papaya, passion fruit and Sharon fruit – discussing tastes and textures. We extended the invitation to play by making vegetable people with real vegetables – this then led us to discuss facial expressions and moods. Father’s Day We hope all of our dads, grandads, and special male role models in our lives had a Happy Father’s Day! Reviews We would like to
Gabby Ades Delia Bostan Jordan McCormick We are delighted to announce that two of our experienced nursery managers have been promoted to Dual Site Manager positions. Gabby Ades, who has managed our Wing nursery for the last few years, has been made the Dual Site Manager of our Wing and Leighton Buzzard nurseries. Delia Bostan, Manager of our Milton Keynes Central nursery, has been promoted to the Dual Site Manager position at our Milton Keynes Central and Fenny Stratford nurseries.
What we’ve been up to… Nursery team updates Change in nursery manager: We are sad to see Sarah leave us and we wish her all the very best. in the future We are pleased to introduce Gabby (pictured), who is a very experienced nursery manager and who has been running our Wing nursery for the last few years. Gabby has now taken over the running of both nurseries as a Dual Site Manager. We are delighted to announce that three
What we’ve been up to… Big Garden Bird Watch At the beginning of the month we took part in the Big Garden Bird Watch, creating free hanging feeders for the birds. This exciting invitation to play helped the children to develop their fine motor skills, pincer grip and hand eye coordination. Loose parts treasure hunt The children took part in a ‘loose parts treasure hunt’ to collect items that replicate their faces and facial features. They learned that the flexibility
What we’ve been up to… Baby Room Our baby room children have been showing a recent interest in role play. Alongside dressing up outfits and small world play, we have been reading stories detailing a variety of professions – our favourite has been ‘brown bear’ … ‘I see a teacher smiling back at me’. Learning was then extended as each child chose their own ‘brown bear’ for a teddy bear picnic. Here we discussed what each of our brown bears
What we’ve been up to… Baby room In the baby room this month we have been using a variety of natural resources when being creative. This has involved the children using their fine motor and gross motor skills, moving their hands in different directions to create some lovely artwork. We also explored a winter wonderland with ice coloured playdough, pinecones, pine branches and arctic animals. This encouraged the children to mould the playdough into different shapes and use their fine