Turret towers

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

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

Birds

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 [