Isn’t it amazing how quickly the days go? Only 20 days until Christmas!!
This week has been a busy, eventful and creative one!!
On Monday we joined the Cubs in the hall for Simon the Magic Train (see photographs) – hopefully this will become a regular event and we will share our resources to provide the children with dancing, active and imaginative play – just right to start the week!
After snack we used all the natural items found during the treasure hunt to make a picture of….. a pirate ship!! This started some lovely discussions about pirates, leaves, shapes, colours, textures, and 101 uses for a stick. In the afternoon we decorated our
On Tuesday lots of the group made birthday cakes….. with sand, and pots and plates from the home corner! We stirred, spooned, baked, timed, tested, and served these cakes – all the while singing the appropriate song – loudly…… We had a wonderful time, we even found some sticks for candles.
On Wednesday he ate through THREE plums… oh no – that’s a different story……
On Thursday we were awash with glue, glitter and all things sparkly! Christmas has well and truly arrived. In the afternoon, we made a hammock from a play parachute and the children took turns to have a swing!
On Friday, (already??) we will be starting with some Wake Up, Shake Up following by…… well we won’t know until the children decide! Child-initiated activities are often
the ones that grab their interest and enthusiasm, they provide the seed and before you know it a tree of an idea has grown!