Donaldson Class Nursery

Welcome to Donaldson Class!

 

Hello my lovely Donaldson's

These are our class rules:

We share and take turns.

We walk in nursery.

We keep our nursery tidy.

We play together and we are kind to our friends.

​​​​​​Information for Parents
Come and Play in our Early Years Foundation Stage
Our outdoor classroom is as important as the indoor classroom..

Long term plans for EYFS 2018-2019

Term 5

 

This term we are learning about under the sea. We are reading 'Tiddler' by Julia Donaldson, 'Smiley Shark' by Ruth Galloway and 'The Rainbow Fish' by Marcus Pfister.

                   Our Easter Hats.
We had a great Easter party, we wore our Easter Hats we made and played great party games.

Term 4

 

This term we have been looking at minibeasts. We have been reading 'The Hungry Caterpillar' by Eric Carle, 'What the Ladybird Heard' by Julia Donaldson and 'What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday' also by Julia Donaldson.

First we listened to our story.

We have been searching for and learning about bugs.

We made caterpillars.

We made cocoons for our toys and friends.

Butterfly painting.

We retold our Hungry Caterpillar story.

We were actors acting out 'What the Ladybird Heard'.

We are really good at retelling our stories.

Thursday 14th March

 

Today was science day, we dressed as mad scientists and we carried out a floating or sinking experiment. We made predictions then we checked to see if we were right.

We also talked about lifecycles.

First we learnt a song about floating and sinking.

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These were our predictions.

Evie showed us all how she checked her predictions.

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                            ** Fun Science Fact **

 

When we were doing our experiment we found out that a tangerine will float with its peel on, then we peeled the tangerine, it then sunk. The peel acts like a life jacket.

Thursday 14th February

 

Today we have been raising money for 'Children's Heart Week' in support of Echo. We wore red or pink clothes or things with hearts on. We have also made picture frames which we have sold for 50p.

Today we have been learning about number bonds. We found our friend to make the number 5.

Friday February 1st we had a number day. We came dressed in numbers and took part in lots of number activities. We also made a penny trail.

Term 3

This term our topic is traditional tales. We are reading 'Jack and The Beanstalk', 'The Gigantic Turnip' and 'Handa's Surprise'.

We have been reading the story 'The Gigantic Turnip'. We have been making soup, drawing different vegetables and trying to guess vegetables by feeling them. We have also talked about healthy and not so healthy food.

This term we can have cereal for breakfast and we wash up our own plates.

We built beanstalks using wooden blocks.

We painted characters from our story.

Term 2

 

This term our topic is magic.

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Our story is 'The Rascally Cake' by Jeanne Willis.

We made a disgusting cake like Mr Rufus Skumskins O'Parsley in our story using playdough.

We have been looking at the story 'Zog and the Flying Doctors' by Julia Donaldson.

We built lots of castles using construction.

We have been Doctors looking after our toys.

Today we had a visit from Eagle Heights.

We are reading 'Room on the Broom' by Julia Donaldson.

We have made broomsticks.

We used rhyming words for our spells.

 Term 1

 

This term our topic this term is Bears.

We played lots of maths games to help us recognise our numbers.

We made beds for the bears in our story 'Peace At Last'.

We have been using our new interactive touch screen tablet.

We learnt a dance for Diwali.

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We have been practising using "froggy fingers".

Today the morning children went on a Bear Hunt.

Through the grass swishy, swashy,swishy,swashy

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Through the water splash, splosh, splash, splosh

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Through the mud squelch, squerch, squelch, squerch

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Through the forest stumble trip, stumble trip

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Through the snowstorm hoooo woooo, hoooo woooo

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In to the cave. Oh no its a Bear !!!!

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Quick back through the forest

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Back through the water

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At home shut the door ! we're never going on a Bear Hunt again !!

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Today the afternoon children went on a Bear Hunt.

Through the grass swishy swashy, swishy swashy !

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Through the water splash splosh, splash splosh !

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Through the mud squelch squerch, squelch squerch !

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Through the forest stumble trip, stumble trip !

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Through the snowstorm hoooo woooo, hoooo woooo !

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Into the cave. Oh no its a bear !

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Back through the forest !

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Back through the mud !

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Back through the grass !

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All the way home.

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We're never going on a bear hunt again !!

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