This Week @Springtime         

 

 

This Week at Springtime 

 

         "School of Little Heroes"  

      Shepperton Parade June 2022

 

This week we have continued with our SUPERHEROES topic, started before half term, which helped us all to get ready for the parade tomorrow… enjoy everyone… see you there!!  Take a Look at our Photos!

 

 

 

This Week at Springtime

 

Fantastic Royal Tea Party yesterday!!

The children enjoyed joining with all our jubilee activities, we had lunch in our lovely garden, and all our parents joined us for the cake sale. Musical chairs were great fun, and we all enjoyed the jubilee scavenger hunt working in teams. Thank you to all staff who brought it all together! (Photos).

 

 

 

 

 

This Week at Springtime                     W/C 25th April 2022

This week at nursery in the garden the children have been Spring cleaning the garden toys.

Our topic this week is growth: life cycles of frogs, butterflies and other mini beast.

 

This week in the classroom here are just a few activities that the children have enjoyed.

 

  • Train Track
  • Threading
  • Inter Locking Blocks 
  • Tap, Tap Art
  • Magnetic Shapes.
  • Game Turn Taking
  • Craft Table.
  • Colour Matching  With Mini Animals.
  • Matching Numbers To Quantities Of Bugs .
  • Pencil Control Sheets.
  • Cutting Skills.
  • Writing Table.
  • Letter And Number Formation.
  • Painting -Printing Using 
  • Farm.
  • Cars And Garage.
  • Castle Knights
  • Stencils Shapes Circles
  • Bug puzzles
  • Playdough.

 

Sensory bins:

Bug Hunt- lentils plastic bugs and sieves.

Role play this week is baby clinic.

 

Outside area:

Mud kitchen is busy as usual and so is the digging area, sand play and water table.

Large area great to get the scooters and trikes out also the “little tikes” cars, push chairs and babies, tools and tool station.

 

This weeks adult led activities are:

Life cycle of a frog .

Spider paper plate.

Caterpillars made by using paint and the end of a cup.

Symmetry – butterfly using 3D shapes to print a pattern.

Mini beast hunt outside- magnifiers- clip boards.

 

Stories we have shared this week:

Hungry Harry.

Squash the spider.

The very hungry caterpillar.

The crunching munching caterpillar.

 Super worm.

 

Songs this week; Incey Wincey Spider, 5 speckled frog, Worm at the bottom of the garden,

and UM,UM, goes the little green frog…

 

Springtime have set up a Facebook business page, keep updated with post on what’s happening each week… PLEASE like and share this page with your friends and family.

 If for any reason you would not like your child to be included, please inform Amelda straight away... Springtime Nursery School.

 

Enjoy the long weekend from everyone at Springtime.

 


 

This Week at Springtime              W/C 19th April 2022

 

The children have returned after the Easter break and have enjoyed talking about the things they have done during the break, sounds like all our families have been very busy visiting – Farms, London, Park and Seaside…

 

Springtime have set up a Facebook business page, keep updated with post on what’s happening each week… PLEASE like and share this page with your friends and family.

If for any reason you would not like your child to be included, please inform Amelda straight away. (All faces will be covered). Springtime Nursery School.

 

Outside area: we have been making the most of the beautiful weather this week, although a little chilly first thing so we still need our coats…

Mud kitchen is busy as usual and so is the digging area, sand play and blue water in our red water table.

Large area great to get the scooters and trikes out also the “little tikes” cars, push chairs and babies, tools and tool station.

 

This week in the classroom here are just a few activities that the children have enjoyed.

 

  • Train track
  • threading
  • tea set
  • tap, tap art
  • fruit and vegetable shop.
  • sequencing using the compare bears
  • matching numbers to quantities using pom poms
  •  
  • Painting -printing using 2D
  • Farm.
  • Duplo mechanic (build a sports car.)

 

Playdough - colour tangerine (orange).

Stories children’s choice from the book area.

Songs children’s choice, revisiting the classic nursery rhymes…humpty dumpty, 5 little ducks etc.

 

 

 

This Week at Springtime

 

                                  Week Commencing 28th March 2022

 This week at nursery, the children have enjoyed all the Easter Activities. We shared the Easter story.

This is a selection of Activities the children have enjoyed:

Caterpillar Cress seeds.

Spring chicken paper plate craft.

Sparkly egg printing/ paint + potato masher.

 Little chick hunt. (garden).

 

This week in the classroom here are just a few activities that the children have enjoyed.

 

  • dolls house
  • Train track
  • puzzles
  • threading
  • tea set
  • tap, tap art
  • magnetic shapes.
  • Game turn taking
  • Craft table.
  • sequencing using the compare bears
  • matching numbers to quantities using pom poms
  • pencil control sheets.
  • Cutting skills.
  • Writing table.
  • Letter and number formation.
  • Painting easter egg pictures.
  • Farm.
  • Duplo construction bloc
  • Egg sorting
  • Stencils shapes
  • Rubbings using crayons
  • Stickle bricks
  • Flower shop (

 

 

 

This week outside the children have enjoyed

 

  • water wall
  • train track
  • dinosaurs
  • mud kitchen
  • car wash
  • scooters & trikes

 

  • Tyres
  • Trucks
  • Digging area
  • Planting (poppies)
  • Sand table.
  • Eye spy with my little eye. (clip boards).
  • Water play (filling & pouring).
  • Using spoons to get the balls and put them in the jars. Which are floating on the water.

 

 

Every morning we are learning our phonics, the sound and the letter names.

 

Songs we are all learning with the children:                    Stories we have shared this week

  • I’m a spring chicken.                                                     Monkey Puzzle
  • Chick, chick chicken.                                                     Chicken Licken
  • Hot cross bun.                                                               Marvin Wanted More!
  • Hop little bunnies.                                                          Lazy Ozzie
  •  5 little eggs.                                                                  Hugless Douglas
  • Bunny cokey…oh the bunny cokey.                                                                                  

 

Happy Easter to all our families from all the staff.

 

 

 

This Week at Springtime

                                  Week Commencing 21st March 2022

 This week at nursery, the children looking at spring. Working on their mother’s day cards!!  

This is a selection of Activities the children have enjoyed:

  • Still life painting of daffodils.
  • Mother’s Day card.
  • Who’s my mummy work sheets.
  • Daffodil print.
  • Lovely blossom tree.

On our Decking area home corner, painting easel, writing table, sand table, planting area and book area.

Role play in the classroom this week is a flower shop. (photo below)

This week in the classroom here are just a few activities that the children have enjoyed.

 

  • Train track
  • threading
  • tea set
  • tap, tap art
  • dolls, cot and high chair.
  • sequencing using the compare bears
  • matching numbers to quantities using pom poms.

 

  • pictures.
  • Farm.
  • Duplo mechanic (build a sports car.)
  • Playdough (spring themed mats)

Outside area

This week outside…

  • water wall
  • train track
  • dinosaurs
  • mud kitchen
  • car wash (spring cleaning)

 

  • Tyres
  • Trucks
  • Digging area
  • Sand table.
  • Water play (filling & pouring).
  • Using spoons to get the balls and put them in the jars. Which are floating on the water.

Songs we are all learning with the children:

  • I’m a spring chicken.
  • Chick, chick chicken.
  • Dingle dangle scarecrow.
  • Hot cross bun.
  • Hop little bunnies.
  • Mary had a little lamb.

Stories we have shared this week

  • My mummy is magic.
  • Guess how much I love you Spring.
  • My mummy PEPPA PIG.
  • The sheep fairy.
  • Peace at last.

Every morning we are learning our phonics, the sound and the letter names.

 

 

This Week at Springtime

                                  Week Commencing 14TH March 2022

 This week at nursery, the children have worked hard and have done a great job on our spring display and it really looks fabulous. And we celebrated St. Patricks day by Making shamrock hats and leprechaun colouring sheets. This weeks sound of the week is ‘c’ clicking castanets…

This week in the classroom here are just a few activities that the children have enjoyed.

 

  • Train track
  • threading
  • tea set
  • tap, tap art
  • fruit and vegetable shop.
  • sequencing using the compare bears
  • matching numbers to quantities using pom poms
  •  
  • Painting frogs and chicks  pictures.
  • Farm.
  • Duplo mechanic (build a sports car.)

 

Outside area

This week outside the children have enjoyed

 

  • water wall
  • train track
  • dinosaurs
  • mud kitchen

 

 

  • Tyres
  • Trucks
  • Digging area
  • Planting (poppies)
  • Sand table.
  • Water play (filling & pouring).
  • Using spoons to get the balls and put them in the jars. Which are floating on the water.

 

 

Every morning we are learning our phonics, the sound and the letter names.

 

Songs we are starting learning with the children:

  • I’m a spring chicken.
  • Chick, chick chicken.
  • Dingle dangle scarecrow.
  • Hot cross bun.
  • Hop little bunnies.
  • Mary had a little lamb.

Stories we have shared this week

This week the children have been selecting stories to share from the book area.

Enjoy your weekend.

 

 

 

 

This Week At Springtime                     

                                               W/C 31st January  2022

 

This week in nursery, we have been looking for objects that begin with the sound, “a” apple.

Looking for objects that are: brown, black, white, and grey.

Painting using cotton buds – fine motor skills.

On our sensory tray we had blue water cornflour, ducks and straws to blow the ducks across the pond…oh and lots of bubble blowing in the water.!

We have enjoyed puzzles easy and more complicated ones.

Chinese New Year (tiger) we have talked lots about this festival, with themed playdough mat, colouring sheets, Chinese’s writing using black paint and mask making.

 In the home corner, writing shopping list after deciding what will be on the menu.

Other resources the children have enjoyed.

Brio train track

builder trucks/ construction materials

treading pipe cleaners into colander

helped with the display (classroom)

castle

dolly’s  (baby’s)

magnets

telephones

farm

magnets

dolls (princess)

bingo dabbers

pictures

zoo

marble run.

clipboards /wipe board pens – colour searching

maths patterns (shapes)

fuzzy felts- princess

interlocking blocks

cutting skills

toy cameras

peg boards

 

pencil control

Tap, Tap art.

 

Everyday access to other resources: maths trolly, investigation trolly x2, writing trolly, arts trolly.

Decking area: painting, writing table, books, sand and water play.

 

Stories this week were chosen by the children from their book area.

 

At circle time, we practise our action words, Phonics, songs, letter name, sound, and actions.

 

Here are a few of the photos taken below.!

  parents of Springtime only...

 

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This Week At Springtime            w/c 24th January 2022

JAN 

This week we are continuing with our topic COLOURS,

Continuing to sort objects in to colour groups, and Daily classroom colour search, colour mixing.

red, orange, yellow, green, blue pink , purple , black , brown white.

  • Mixing 2 colours =
  • Sensory tray-Black Paint, Foam, and small dinosaurs
  • Spiny Pictures
  • FLOOR-Giant Dominoes, Colour matching
  • Printing using paints and 3D shapes

 

Other activities we enjoyed.

 

NUMBER MAT – same colour objects on each number different colour each day.

MEMORY GAME – tray of objects of the same colour. 1-6 max number of items.

THREADING – matching the same colours cotton reels on the colour.

POM POMS -using tweezers to sort out the colours

MATCHING - Sequencing bears, threading

FOOD COLOURING- effect on water / salt /icing sugar- droppers

SENSORY TRAY- painting ice cubes.

 

Small World Cars  & garage – brio train & track – fire engines – farm - zoo

 

Stories we have shared

  • Elmer On Stilts
  • Black Beauty
  • Rainbow Fish
  • Brown Bear
  • Elmer’s Friends

There is mixed selection of books in book area for children to look at.

 

This week’s Songs

I can sing a rainbow.    Yellow submarine    oranges and lemons

 

On the decking the children have access to painting easel, sand table, writing area and sensory pods with foam and paint watching the effect this has on the foam.

 

 

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This Week At Springtime                    2022

Last week after quickly settling back into nursery routines, we started our next topic COLOURS, the children have been sorting objects in to colour groups. Daily classroom colour search, colour mixing.

Other activities we enjoyed.

Spiny

Pictures

Colouring sheets

rainbows

hall – games

circle and traffic lights

bingo dabbers

pictures

Transport mark making

&

Paints

 

Kims game. – same colour objects.

 

Sequencing bears

Elmer colouring sheets with paint and fine brushes.

String painting

Fruit game – colours of the fruits.

 

threading 

magnets

shapes

 

printing using Shape

Carpet time - My favourite colour survey.

 

peg boards

homer corner

Game

post-box

colour matching

colour puzzles

made playdough

green

sand & sensory play

 

Stories we have shared

Elmer

Rainbow Joe

Little Red

 Riding Hood

Something beginning with BLUE

Goldilocks

&

The 3 Bears

 

This weeks Songs

I can sing a rainbow.    Yellow submarine    oranges and lemons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                    

    This Week At Springtime                                   

 

The children are now settling well into nursery life and getting used to the routine.

 

We started our first Topic; Nursery Rhymes to kick off with.

Nursery rhymes are great for developing language, numbers, positional language and physical with lots of actions.

We will be learning eight nursery rhymes together.

 

 

  • Humpty Dumpty
  • Hickory Dickory Dock
  • Little Miss Muffet  
  • Jack And Jill
  • Incey Wincey  
  • Baa, Baa Black Sheep
  • Twinkle, Twinkle.
  • Grand Old Duke of York.

 

Adult Lead Activities

 

  • Putting Humpty Together Again.
  • Nursery Rhyme lotto 
  • Kings men.
  • Make a character Mask
  • Jack and Jill.

 

 

 

Outside area

This week children have had the large wooden construction blocks out, learning how to keep themselves and others safe when using the bloc “rule to remember”. Part of the children’s development is to shows understanding of how to transport and store equipment safely. This is good activity to develop this understanding how to carry the blocks and planks of wood, sometimes needs a friend to help. (WORKING TOGETHER).

 

Classroom

The children have also played with the farm, train & track, dolls house, castle, threading, cutting skills, sorting by colour, Pencil control and building with a purpose in mind using different construction toys. Playdough with tools, Nursery Rhyme and Number mats.

 

Book area

we have a small selection of books for the children to access in the book area these books are changed over every day (due to our COVID-19 requirements).

We are collecting pinecones and conkers for autumn activities.

 

Enjoy your weekend.