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Caterpillars and butterflies 2024

Caterpillars and butterflies 2024

There was great interest a few weeks ago when a set of tiny caterpillars arrived at school.  The children scooped a lump of nutritious caterpillar food into each vial and very, very carefully (using a soft brush) put one caterpillar into each vial.  Whilst in their...

Train trips 2024

Train trips 2024

Last week the two year olds went on two train trips.  We left Cashmore and walked to Lawrence Hill train station.  Whilst waiting for our train, we watched the trains go by and sang ‘Down at the Station’ and ‘This Little Train’.  After the short journey we got off at...

Lunar/Chinese New Year 2024

Lunar/Chinese New Year 2024

Recently we learnt about the celebration of Lunar/Chinese New Year.  This year was the Year of the Dragon. We explored how the texture of noodles changed from hard to soft after cooking, looked at Chinese writing and created our own using paint, read stories, used...

Travelling Light theatre production

Travelling Light theatre production

This afternoon the children walked over to the Wellspring Settlement to watch the winter production ‘Igloo’ performed by Travelling Light Theatre Company.  The performance was aimed at children 0-3 years and their carers.  It lasted 30 minutes, was interactive in...

Christmas 2023

Christmas 2023

It has been a busy couple of weeks celebrating the Christian celebration of Christmas.  We have decorated the Christmas tree with lots of tinsel and baubles, adorned pinecones, baubles, snowmen, stars and stockings with sparkly items and glitter (you can never have...

Diwali 2023

Diwali 2023

Over the last week we have been celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of light.  We have looked at Diwali books, sung ‘Happy Diwali’, made and decorated clay divas and explored LED candles and real candles (with great care of course!).  We have also painted firework...

Library visit

Library visit

The children recently had a trip to the micro library for a story telling session.  We walked the short distance, listened to a story and sang songs with actions.  It’s just a short walk from us and is open every Tuesday. Please drop in to read or borrow books (see...

Windmill Hill City Farm visit

Windmill Hill City Farm visit

On three days last week Bear, Tiger and Zebra Groups went on an adventure to Windmill Hill City Farm. We started our journey by walking the short distance from Cashmore to Lawrence Hill train station.  Whilst we waited patiently for our train to arrive, we sang songs...

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