Donaldson Class Nursery

We currently have spaces for September 2021 start for 15 hours, for 3 year olds. Please contact the school office for further details.

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.

Please look at our video resource page for a look around our garden.

Nursery Staff

We are having a new nursery built and we have enjoyed watching the builders and playing in our construction area.

The inside of our new nursery is coming along nicely

We are fantastic builders in Nursery

We are becoming expert builders in Nursery

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Nahum and Kalli are really good at mixing the cement

Take a look at our video resource page to see Orla's expert building skills

A Day in The Life at Nursery.

Come and Play in our Early Years Foundation Stage
Lots of our activities are set up using tuff trays, here are some examples of ones we have used.
Developing gross motor skills are very important, as children need to master these skills to help them to write and form letters. These muscles are developed by encouraging the children to take part in physical activities, such as climbing, balancing, dancing and crawling.
In nursery we do lots of 'Funky Finger' activities, this helps the children with their fine motor skills. These activities help the children to develop the muscles in their fingers, which will help the children develop their writing skills.
Our outdoor classroom is as important as the indoor classroom..

Nursery - Long Term Planning

This term we are learning about prepositions. One of the books we are reading is 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' by Michael Rosen. We have also been looking at Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins.

Going through the grass

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Through the water

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Stumble trip, stumble trip

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It was cold through the snow

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We found a cave

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The afternoon children went through the water

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Through the forest

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We needed hats and scarves for the snow

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We found a cave

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We made it safely back home

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Today we took part in Bollywood Dancing, we were fantastic !

Morning children dancing

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Morning children

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Morning children

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Morning children

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Morning children

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Afternoon children

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Afternoon children

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Afternoon children

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Afternoon children

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Afternoon childen

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Afternoon children

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We enjoyed making 'Rainbow Toast' this week, we used food colouring and milk to paint our bread then we toasted it.

Today we made pizzas in preparation of the grand opening of our 'Pizza Shop' on Friday 17th September 2021. These are the things we used to make our pizzas.

We have really enjoyed being back at Nursery with our friends.

Story time 

 

If you would like to hear Mrs Shelton reading stories, please click on menu, then children, then video resource centre, under nursery you see her stories!