7th June 2019- Weekly update

Dear Parent and Carers

Welcome back and hope you’ve all had a lovely half term break.

Please can you check your child’s hair, there has been lots of scratching and follow the NHS guidelines for nits on   https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/head-lice-and-nits/#    -thank you.

What a fun week we’ve had!

Our adult led focus this week has been air and space. Children have been busy making named rockets and cutting and sticking spaceships and astronauts. There has been lots of talk about what you find in the sky and in space.

Our music session on Tuesday was great fun. The children played party games such as musical chairs, musical statues, simple Simon and lots of dancing.

We were at little forest school on Wednesday where children used scarves. There was running and throwing them in the air and using them as blanket to pretend to be either sleeping tigers/dinosaurs or bunnies. Children practising weaving with willow to make a hanging wreath. At big forest school we practised our fire circle rules, played on the horse and in the pirate’s ship and used treasure maps to explore the environment.

On Friday what a wet day, but the children made the most of it exploring the properties of water! With lots of filling and emptying buckets using the rain water, mixing to make soup, pies and curries. In the afternoon we practised our letter sounds in our name.

Dates and Reminders

  • Please remember a named hat and drinks bottle especially in the hot weather, thank you for your cooperation.
  • Next week the lovely Eloise Radziwill will be coming in to take photos of all the children as a leaving/graduation themed photograph. She will try and take photos of all the children and once completed will bring in a sample copy.
  • The permission letter for our Forest School trip has gone out and needs to be returned as soon as possible please.
  • Look out for your invitation to our farewell party on Friday 19th July from 1-2.45pm, where we will have entertainment, party games and lots of fun. Children will need to provide their own plate of party snack, preschool will provide drinks. PLEASE REMEMBER OUR NO NUT POLICY WHEN PROVIDING YOUR CHILD’S SNACK, WE HAVE A CHILD WHO HAS A SEVERE NUT ALLERGY, THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

Next week we are exploring rail, with lots of trains made from junk modelling, choo choo!

Have a lovely weekend,

Kind regards

Preschool staff

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