Super successful first day hedgerow planting at East Street Early Years CIO Nursery , Grimsbury, Banbury 🙂 Today, the children planted 35 trees and bushes. We have 65 left to plant over the next few days. The trees and bushes came from the ‘I Dig Trees’ scheme – a mix of wildlife-friendly species of shrubs Read more about Partnership with ‘Banbury Trees’[…]
Forest Fun is based on the Forest School principals of child led play, children manage their own risks and are given the freedom to play in a safe environment with the opportunity to have a go at achievable tasks, at their own pace, with adult support. Allotments Are Fun! You might think growing your own at Read more about Forest School Fun[…]
When the snow came the children went outdoors! Playing in the snow can be an excellent opportunity to develop fine motor skills and encourage outdoor learning while still having loads of fun. Snow play requires creativity, scientific observation and negotiation skills. Think of the creativity fostered as children build snow creatures and use various objects Read more about Snow Fun: February 2019[…]
The children enjoyed taking part in World book day, dressing up and sharing stories. We were also lucky for some parents that attending sharing their favourite stories with us also.
A simple experience such as children learning about animals is cute and charming, (and indeed, it is!) but there’s so much more going on here than meets the eye. Children are drawn to animals of all kinds. There is definitely something special about children’s interest in animals. Research shows that humans’ innate interest in animals Read more about Animal Handling Experiences[…]
We have been looking at roles of different important figures in the community with our range of People Who Help visitors.
We continue our weekly partnership visits with the Ridings care home and recently have been fortunate to celebrate one residents 104th birthday celebrations with her.