Pre-School will closed on Thursday 3rd May as Tiddy Hall is being used for the Local Election.
All 7 chicks are doing well, they have been eating chick crumbs with lots of fresh water. You can notice from the photo’s (taken at 12 days old) how their wing and tail feathers are growing. They are very lively and make lots of noise and are still under a heat lamp at the moment. […]
The long awaited 21st day arrived (well actually one chick came on day 20!) and we came into Tiddy Hall on Tuesday to the sound of cheeping! Great excitement all around and the staff found these fluffy bundles are a great time-waster with a last minute rush to get set up before the children arrived! […]
In the past we have found that this is an excellent hands-on experience for the children. Taking care of an egg all the way through to hatching and the early life of the chick is a wonderful way to learn important life skills and natural science. Of course, it is also lots of fun! We […]
We started off Cooking Club by making fish pie. The children looked at the difference in colour and texture of cod, salmon and smoked haddock. They cut up the fish and sliced the potatoes for the top and chose whether they wanted to add sweetcorn or peas into the sauce. We had a chat about […]
Pre-School will be closed today due to adverse weather conditions.
Ni Hao, This week Pre-School celebrated Chinese New Year; we are leaving the Year of the Rooster and moving into the Year of the Dog. The role-play area was set up with a Chinese table cloth, dishes, spoons and of course, chopsticks with lots of different types of Chinese play food & menus. Children have […]
Can you believe it is nearly half term! This week some of the children have had a trip out to visit our friends at the Day Centre, lots of lovely chat and playing with playdough, making pasta necklaces, Lego and board games, great fun was had by young and old! A beautiful, crisp, sunny day […]
two different extremes at Pre-School!
Some of the books that we have been focusing on this week have been about a character called ‘Supertato’ whose arch enemy is ‘Evil Pea’, he escapes from the freezer to wreak havoc around the Supermarket until Supertato and his veggie friends come to the rescue. The children have absolutely loved these story books, sometimes […]