Independence Day

July started with a look at Independence Day in pre-school. We spoke about the different colours and shapes we could see on the American flag and why 4th July is so important to Americans.

Pre-school also used the sun to create shadows of toy animals and themselves to do some great shadow drawings.

Babies had fun with Rice Krispies, but not by eating them. Instead they filled and emptied containers and using their hands to explore the texture, as well as practising their fine motor skills by using their thumb and fingers to pick up the cereal.

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Social play bubbles

After making the nursery Covid-secure, it was with great delight that we re-opened Little Ladybirds on 1st June and the children had a fantastic first few weeks back catching up with friends in their social play bubbles and keeping up with excellent hand hygiene.

Pre-School looked at colours and patterns and used a template of themselves to take a closer look at the natural designs, which was lots of fun.

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Muddy puddles

Peppa Pig may be a firm favourite, but there won’t be any jumping in muddy puddles at Little Ladybirds Day Nursery following the revamp of our play area for babies and younger children.

That’s because artificial grass has been used for the surface of the new look play area for under-2s at the nursery.

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