Nursery Rhyme Week and Vegetables Galore!
Last week the Little Acorns were participating in Nursery Rhyme Week.
Nursery rhymes are already a big part of our everyday routine as they provide good opportunities for children to let loose, to express themselves through sound and movement and most importantly develop vital speech language and communication skills through simple rhythm and rhyme. Because of this consistent approach to using rhyme and song each day our little Acorns already have a range of nursery rhymes stored away, ready to belt out at a moment’s notice so this week we focused on some of our less familiar rhymes such as Sleeping Bunnies and Dingle Dangle Scarecrow and had some new rhyme props brought into the classroom to help create fresh excitement for some of our more familiar rhymes.
The children were marvellous and on Friday parents and carers were invited into the setting to hear our superstars beautiful singing voices.
Our topic of vegetables continued beautiful artwork was created using a variety of vegetables to make marks with and the children also had the opportunity to prepare their own vegetable soup. The children showed skill in using knives to chop the vegetables and super turn taking skills when stirring the mixture in the pan. All of the children were keen to give the soup a try and some even asked for second helpings, dunking bread into the tasty treat. Perfect for a winter’s morning at nursery!
Well done little Acorns, Mrs Ogden, Miss Leigh and Mrs Owen are all very proud of the effort and enthusiasm you have put in during this busy week and the wonderful leaning that has taken place.
Parents, please remember to wrap your little ones up warm now the mornings are much cooler. We still like to get outside each day, learning through play in the out outdoor area. Water bottles are also needed in everyday.
Please also remember to send in Christmas play items of clothing ASAP. A text message regarding details was sent out last week.
As always if you’ve any questions do not hesitate to speak to a member of staff.