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Making Christmas decorations…. using twigs, string and imagination!!

6th December 2018

         




SANTA’S LITTLE HELPER SESSIONS – DECEMBER SPECIAL!!

30th November 2018

SANTA LITTLE HELPER SESSIONS!!

 




Children In Need – Well done £167.92 raised !!

22nd November 2018

Children In Need Bake it or fake it!!…we managed to raise an amazing £167.92 for Children In Need!! Thank you to all parents / carers & staff  for all your contributions and donations, we had some amazing cakes made throughout the week…the winning cake was made by our Tiddler room – Well Done!!




Halloween fun!!

15th November 2018

 




An excellent day had by all on our annual trip to Ash End Farm

24th August 2018

 

 




End of term funday!!…with our special visitors from Animal in Hands

27th July 2018

              




Pre School Graduation…

24th July 2018

What a proud moment watching our pre school children graduate from nursery…they have all flourished into independent individuals and its been a pleasure to watch them grow over the years, they will be missed!!

Can we also take this opportunity to thank our parents for choosing Stepping Stones Nursery as their childcare provider, and for working in partnership with ourselves to support their child’s learning over the years xxx




Healthy smoothies….which is your favorite?

13th July 2018

 




Creating Curiosity with our new resources

5th June 2018




Flower portraits

25th May 2018

 




After exploring the farm animals….babies decided they needed a drink of water…




Being creative with leaves and twigs collected earlier….




An afternoon of activities to celebrate the Royal Wedding




Exploring colours….

4th May 2018

After a morning of exploring colours…. Tiddlers continued their learning with mark making outside on the bikes.




Tiddler’s Beauty Salon…

Our little beauticians had fun at the beauty salon this week doing Robins hair and make up. They also enjoyed painting their nails…




Pre- School are learning about the life cycle of frogs….with their very own pet tadpoles

30th April 2018

Preschool have been very interested in the life cycle of frogs by watching the frog spawn change into tadpoles….Some preschool children have even taken them home as pets!!… please send in pictures of your tadpoles at home by email, so the children can discuss with their friends




Buses, Trains and Planes…

26th April 2018

After the children showing an interest in transport, the children enjoyed a trip on the bus to see the trains and planes….




Emergency Services to the Rescue!!

14th March 2018

After a discussion about what the children wanted to be when they grew up….Pre-School children enjoyed making police cars, ambulances, fire engines and police boats from junk modelling, so they could pretend to be the emergency services to the rescue!!

   




Afternoon Tea to celebrate Mother’s Day

9th March 2018

A lovely afternoon with Mum’s and Nan’s to celebrate Mother’s Day




World Book Day fun!!

1st March 2018

Despite the weather children had lots of fun today sharing stories, making a beanstalk and dressing up as their favourite book characters to celebrating world book day !!




Half term fun at Castle Bromwich Gardens

23rd February 2018

 




Chinese New Year fun!!…

16th February 2018




Birdwatching…

After seeing magpies and pigeons from the nursery window, the children continued their learning by taking binoculars outside to birdwatch in the garden. They looked for different kinds of birds, and talked about how they make their nests, and what they eat.

The children decided to collected twigs & leaves to make their own nests. They also made bird feeders to take home to put in their own gardens so they can continue to watch birds at home.

 

 

 

 




Exploring different textures….

9th February 2018

After thoroughly enjoying painting their feet and making footprints…. preschool children talked about how the texture of the paint felt on their feet. This was enhanced by adding cornflour and water so they could explore and describe the different textures to extend their vocabulary…children used language such as “it felt like slime”, ” it feels gooey”, “it was cold”.

 




Fun at the park….

After showing an interest from visiting the park with family, staff extended the children’s learning by taking them on the bus to visit the park. They had lots of fun on the swings and slides, enjoyed a picnic and fed the ducks and swans too. Another fun packed afternoon at Stepping Stones Nursery!!




Time for Tea….

2nd February 2018

After buying a new tea set from the local charity shop, Tiddlers had fun making different tea’s….

Exploring their senses they enjoyed smelling the different flavours, feeling the textures and extended their learning by painting with the tea bags!!

 




Pre-school children had fun in their very own den…

31st January 2018




Pre-school children counting cars independently….

30th January 2018




Tiddler’s trip to the library……




Off to the shops on the bus….




Sharing outstanding practice ……




Bath time for babies….

23rd January 2018

After feeding the babies in our home corner….it’s time for a bath and ready for bed!!




Our little scientists enjoy experimenting with liquids…..

 

 

 

 




Christmas Stay and Play….even Santa joined in with all the fun!!

21st December 2017




Preschools Christmas tree….

15th December 2017

 




Not enough snow to make a snowman??…oh no!!…we’ll have to make our own.

8th December 2017

 

 




Let it snow…let it snow…let it snow!!

Let it snow…let it snow..let it snow!!

 

 

 




Santa’a Little Helper’s Sessions

4th December 2017

SPECIAL OFFER!! – Book some extra sessions at a reduced rate (subject to availability & terms and conditions) throughout December, so you can do your last minute shopping and wrapping ready for the big day!!




Shopping trip to Tesco’s

28th November 2017

Children enjoyed a shopping trip for their favourite fruit and vegetables




Exploring the water tray in Preschool…




Children In Need – Total raised £129.00

Congratulations to Pre-School for baking the winning cake!!

 




Birmingham branch – Halloween fun yesterday afternoon!!

1st November 2017