It just never stops for the Exbourne Pre-School team...........
Staff and a committee member last week completed 2 full days of pediatric first aid We would highly recommend Joe Rice First Aid Training a very knowledgeable, experienced instructor who made learning very engaging!
Qualified for another 3 years! #alwayslearning #firstaidtraining #firstaidcourse #nearokehampton #eyfs #learningtogether #weareready #Exbourne
At Holiday Club today its been a Flour kind of day The children have really enjoyed getting stuck in exploring, playing and creating marks in the Flour.
We even did an experiment too ! What happens if we add water to the Flour?...... It gets sticky ! Child's response Such an easy activity to recreate at home...
Any type of flour
A variety of mark making tools- toothbrush, fork, paintbrushes etc
Water to add if you want Endless fun and learning for all 'in the moment' #ma
So that's a wrap another academic year is over , what a year it's been in lots of very different ways but one thing is for sure we as a team here at Exbourne Pre-School have absolutely loved every minute of it supporting your little people grow and develop in their own individual ways! Here marks saying goodbye to our 'BIG' children who are off on their school journey and also a few other children who are on to New beginnings
we wish them all the best as they 'spread their
We have all had a splashing time as you can see in the video over the last few days, this weather is really spoiling us. Lots of talk about different sea animals, keeping safe around water, developing skills around helping to dress themselves and so more but most importantly having lots of FUN #summer2021 #waterfun #summertime #learningthroughplay #earlyyears #everychildmatters #WestDevon #eyfsinspiration #Exbourne
Today we are sharing our session in reverse today…expect mess! Because there is nothing that is pretty, tidy or organised with play in the early years! And if there is, then you are doing it wrong! Don’t be swayed by the fancy photos which create a scene of tranquil learning! It’s NOTHING like that, absolutely NOTHING! It’s messy, messy, messy! And noisy, noisy, noisy! And often it makes no sense to the adult eye because we have lost that ability to be able to ‘think like a
We have had a really busy day today lots of creating patterns with beads, playhouse creations , finger painting, dancing to some of our favourite tunes and....... Julia managed to get hold of some eggs for the pre-school so that the children can (fingers crossed ) see the life cycle of the egg to a chicken. The children are very excited !
Thanks Julia #busydaytoday #earlyyearslearning #rurallife #eggtochicken #exciting #eyfs #Exbourne
The children really loved the wide open space to run free through the grass. The children really loved the wide open space to run free through the grass. Some of the comments the children made were...
" let's have a race"
"The grass is so deep"
"There's sheep over there" What a great experience for all children out in and about in our local environment , We really love our local environment very lucky ! If you would like your child to enjoy the same experiences in t
Parents/Carers please check you emails as you have some important info about our NEW Summer holiday provision we are offering and our end of Term party date Please speak to a staff member if you have not received the email. Many thanks ! #excitingtimes #summerholidayfun #partytime #Exbourne #HolidayClub
Hammers, Hacksaw, Egg Carton and Goggles at the ready.... A few weeks ago a few of the older children made a bug hotel with Julia. The children absolutely loved helping to build it , banging in the nails, sawing the wood and most importantly working as a team. Lots of skills developing through this activity. Safety awareness when working with tools, gross motor and fine motor skills with all this hammering and screwing and the holding of nails. The children have loved checki
Your child could be part of all these wonderful experiences Exbourne Pre-School get up to........ We were so lucky this time the Ponies even came to greet us , the children were so happy to see them Just pop us an email at.... firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more info or take a look at our website If you are looking at this post and thinking... 'Aww, I wonder if they have any spaces for my child in September 2021 ?' The answer is..... OH YES WE DO !!
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This weeks theme is based around the tale 'Goldilocks and the three bears' The children are really enjoying the story and getting to know it well Here the children are enjoying decorating their own bowls and spoons with a variety of different materials. "We are using lots of size language in our play to help develop the children's understanding and extend their vocab." See if at home this week you can add any size language into your daily routine with your child to help their
A great book to finish our week's theme of "Self-Care" on .... The children have really enjoyed getting to know the story of Funnybones this week It really has been another great week , lots of role playing of doctors and patients, hairdressers. Staff have loved getting their hair done and being made better too. Also have the children been talking about our NEW bug hotel that the children helped to make ??? They have been visiting it this week to see if there's any visitors..
While the weather has been so lovely we have made the most of it and have been out in our lovely rural surroundings #OutdoorsLife #OutdoorsLearning #EarlyYearsOutdoors #Exbourne #NearOkehampton #RealLifeExperiences
What a great last week we have had exploring different experiments. Here's another great one .............. Creating rainclouds children loved creating, watching and even feeling them too ! Check out the video below to make them with children at home. Have a great Half term break, fingers crossed for some sunshine and we look forward to seeing you again on the 7th of June from Exbourne Pre-School team #Exbourne #Science #Experiment
Children really enjoyed creating the bubbles to decorate their fish as well as finding objects to see whether they would float or sink in the water tray outside
#experimenting #investigate This week also the children have absolutely loved playing with real life kitchen pots, pans, spoons etc with rice , I think we maybe finding rice for a while...... #playtogetherlearntogether #earlyyears #earlyyearseducation #okehampton #exbourne #learningthroughplay#okehampton#exbourne#ear
This week's children's interest theme is Under the Sea.... Lots of looking through our special books and commenting on the different sea life creatures, we even found a 3D book which the children loved using the magic glasses. A Music and movement session being different sea life creatures and a music session with our wooden sticks which the children really enjoy, choosing to play them fast or slow, loud or quiet. A few of our older children started their school transition t
It's been a busy busy Monday So far we have been singing, rhyming, moving to music and large scale colour mixing and more today ....... We also had a visit from one of the teachers of Exbourne Church of England Primary School who's starting to get to know the children who will be off to school with them in September. The children really loved it What will we get up to tomorrow??? #exbourne #earlyyearseducation #offtoschoolsoon #earlyyearslearning #creativity #okehampton