Author: Gillian Mustard

Sensory play

The children at Teddy Bear House have been busy exploring their senses this week. We explored the snow earlier in the week and listened to it crunching under our wellies. Our hands got very cold when we were rolling the snow to make a small snowman. We explored cooked spaghetti and oats in the tuff

Chinese New year

This week we have been learning about Chinese New Year in the Tweenie room. We watched some dragon dancing and then made our own dragon and danced to some Chinese music. We made some Chinese lanterns and some fireworks pictures. We tasted some Chinese food it was very tasty.

Chinese New Year

This week the older children have been learning all about Chinese New Year. We looked at Chinese writing and tried some of our own. The story of the animals was very interesting and we learned how the rat managed to race across the river. We made Chinese dragons and we all got a Chinese gift [&helli

Cultural activities

This week the children at Teddy Bear house have been celebrating Burns night and Chinese new year. The children have been listening to Scottish and Chinese music, and doing some food tasting, some of us really enjoyed the haggis. At art and crafty we made haggis pictures, painted some tartan and Sco


The Tweenies have been caring for the birds in the wildlife garden this week. We have filled the bird feeders and taken out some bread that was left over from snack to put on the bird table. We hid in the hide to watch the birds coming down for food and listen to the different […]

Playroom Visitor

There was much excitement in the 3-5 playroom when a dinosaur magically appeared in the music area. He had a big bandage on his nose. We decided to call him ‘Snap’ and discovered that he came through a portal and landed in our nursery. The children were so excited to meet him and introduce him [

Library Visit

The Tweenie children have been visiting the library this week in small groups. The children have enjoyed choosing their favourite story to bring back to nursery and share with the other children. Today the children were lucky enough to enjoy a ‘bookbug’ session where they were able to listen to

People Who Help us

This week the children have been talking about the fires in Australia. We decided to have a big chat about fire to see what the children were most interested to learn more about. Most children were very interested in what happens if a fire starts in their house and the job a fire fighter does. [&hel

Fun at Christamas

There has been lots of excitement for the older children this week. Firstly, Scott Lovat the magician came to nursery and we had so much fun at his show! Lots of the children shared their magic to help the magic tricks work. Then the elf appeared back in our playroom. So far he has emptied […