We have been up to lots and lots so far this week lots of learning happening through play all the time.
A few of the activities/experiences on offer to the children so far this week....... Obstacle course Decorating biscuits into faces Snack time down in the woods (listening to the different sounds in the woods) Mark making #preschool #playtogetherlearntogether #exbourne #eyfs #earlyyears #Westdevon #everychildmatters
We managed to get out and about in the Village last week which was lovely!
The children love to explore the local community around pre-school, we are so lucky to have the great outdoors just on our doorstep ..... And we can't forget the Alpacas. Julia even brought back the chickens to visit the children last week too What will we get up to this week......?
#lovewhereyoulive #ruralchildcare #exbourne #greatoutdoors #newexperiences #preschool #eyfs #earlyyears #nearokehampton
Share with the children please Get your thinking caps on , these chicks need a name post any name suggestions on the facebook video comments box. #chickenhatching #needaname #meetthechicks #earlyyears #eyfslearning
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
If you would like you child to participate in this please pack swim gear and a towel As the weather is really spoiling us at the mo we thought lets get some fun , fun, fun water play outside and get the paddling pool out . Let's get ready for lots of water fun Also staff you may want to bring some spare clothes as you may get a little wet too ! Bring on the fun !!!!!! #summer2021 #waterfun #earlyyears #summertime #westdevon #letsallhavefun
Crayons and paintbrushes at the ready.... Children have really enjoyed becoming fully involved with a variety of different resources and experiences that help to develop the children's love of mark making this also supports the children's fine motor skills which is key in developing their pencil grip down the line See what you can find around the house to support mark making ??? Just a few ideas Flour play Sand play Crayons Paint Chalks
#welovemakingmarks #creativity #finemot
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
The children today have had great fun creating their own England flags getting ready for tonight's important football game GO ENGLAND #earlyyears #comeonengland #euros2021 #creativity #flag #semifinal #youcandoit
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
Dinosaurs and slime...... What a great week it's been exploring and having lots of fun and learning through play with a dinosaur themed week following our children's interests. Have a great weekend What will we get up to next week ??........ #playtogetherlearntogether #dinosaurfun #earlyyears #Exbourne