Author: Gillian Mustard


This week our older children had a return visit from our friends at Oatridge College. We talked about litter and the landfill site and how important it is to re-use as much as possible. We went on a big scavenger hunt and found lots of plastic bottles and tin cans. We sorted these and then […

Tweenie fun

This week the tweenies have been taking part in lots of activities to enhance their fine motor skills. We have been working with scissors and trying to cut strips of paper, we were threading the lacing cards, cotton reels and beads. We also made some playdough and had fun rolling it out and then try

A Bear Hunt

This week the older children have been braving our Scottish weather and tackling storm Ciara in the garden. We had wind, snow and rain! Our mud kitchen in the wild woods was very muddy and our wellies got very mucky. We were singing in the mud, this reminded us of the snowstorm and squelchy mud [&he

Animal fun

This week the Tweenie room children have been interested in animals. We listened to the story ‘Monkey Puzzle’ then we made our own jungle on the climbing frame. We used our imaginations and pretended to swing about just like monkeys and stop about like elephants and we had a safari with the anim

Fun at the Museum

The older children have had a very exciting week. We travelled in groups to visit the Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. The train journey was a big adventure in itself and all the children got a ‘special ticket’. Some of our favourite things were the dinosaurs, the hot air ballons, the film about

Eco Work

The older children were very excited this week when we were awarded our 4th Eco Flag! We submitted all the hard work we had been doing to save the planet – reducing litter, not using glitter, reducing our use of plastic and learning all about the impact on the animals in our ocean. We are [&hellip