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Nursery

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Please help us to learn our number rhymes and to form the numbers correctly.

Practise makes perfect.

Start at the top and down we run, 1, 1, 1.

Around and back on the railroad track, 2, 2, 2.

Around the tree, around the tree 3, 3, 3.

Down and over and down some more, 4, 4, 4.

Down and around and a flag on high, 5, 5, 5.

We would like to say a Big Welcome to all our Nursery boys and girls that have joined us this year.

SEPTEMBER 2016

Let's go to the 'Dough Disco'

We squash it, squeeze it, pull it and roll it.

This helps us with our coordination and our brain power.

Dough Disco AM

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Dough Disco PM

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The World's Largest Lesson

Reduse, Reuse, Recycle.

We have been learning all about how to reduse, reuse and recycle, which helps us to look after our planet.

What a catchy song.

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We are very good at sorting these things.

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Welsh

With the help of Fflic and Fflac our welsh speaking puppets we have been learning to ask and answer

Pwy wyt ti?

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PM

Millbank Garage   

Our new Millbank Garage is now open.

We are exploring and having lots of fun.

October 2016

We have been looking at the story of

The Rainbow Fish

You can watch the story on the link below or why not lend the book from your local library and read together.

The Rainbow Fish read by Ernest Borgnine

By Marcus Pfister. Read by Ernest Borgnine. The Rainbow Fish is an award-winning book about a beautiful fish who finds friendship and happiness when he learns to share. The book is best known for its morals about the value of being an individual and for the distinctive shiny foil scales of the Rainbow Fish.

Our class goldfish finally have their names.

Millie and Bank.

Names were pulled out of a hat.

We had a fun day when we dressed up as "who we wanted to be when we were grown up" (Morning Nursery)

We have had lots of fun and learning opportunities while playing the fishing games.

(Afternoon Nursery)

Our very first

Stars of the week.

 

November 2016

Stars of the week.

We have been cleaning our teeth in school and learning all about how to keep our teeth clean and healthy.

We had a visit from Design to smile who talked to us about our teeth and how to take care of our lovely smile.

Look at our colourful Bonfire pictures.

We have been working very hard to learn our 2D shapes.  circle, square, triangle, rectangle.

Please help us by looking for these shapes at home.

We went on a walk to Trelai park to look for signs of Autumn and to collect Autumn leaves.

We made leaf crowns with the crispy leaves.

We have been learning about Remembrance Day and we made some lovely poppies.

Star of the week.

This week we have been doing lots of work on repeating patterns. Why not have a go at home and try a pattern of 2, 3 or even 4 colours.

We have been learning all about the number 2.

How to recognise and form the number correctly and how to count out 2 of everything.

We made magic number 2 potions.

We have been learning about what makes a good friend and we have made a 'Friendship Potion'

This week we had a Spotty Day for

Children in Need.

We decorated cakes with smarties.

Stars of the week

This week we have been working hard to learn and form the number 2 correctly.

We are also learning the 'm' sound. Please have a little go at home finding things that start with this letter and have a little practise forming the 'm' correctly.

We have some new and exciting role play areas in our classroom.

We enjoy singing and working together.

It's lots of fun.

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December 2016

We have been learning all about the meaning of Christmas.

We have had a very busy December in the Nursery.

We have made some lovely Christmas craft.

We went to visit Santa and we then had a Christmas party with lots of food and games.

We are now fully trained elves.

This year our Christmas Concert was......

"A Snowman at Sunset"

We wish you all a very

Merry Christmas

and

A Happy New Year.

Welcome back to the Spring term in school.

January 2017

We have had fun with the penguins in our new play area

We can look at our lovely books in the igloo.

Our new Doll House. What Fun

We have been revising the sound and formation of the letter 'm'

We have been learning to name the parts of the body.

We have been learning the names of parts of the face in welsh.

We are doing so well with our welsh in Nursery.

Da iawn pawb.

Pwy wyt ti?

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We are learning to ask and answer questions in welsh.

Welcome to our new Nursery boys and girls.

We have all settled in so well.

Outdoor P.E.

Morning Nursery

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Morning Nursery

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Afternoon Nursery

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Afternoon Nursery

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Stars of the week.

Welsh speakers of the week.

We have been learning the sound 'a' and how to form the letter.

We have been learning the number 3 and how to form it correctly.

We love to take part in 'Little Big Maths'

We have been practising our scissor control

We have been learning colours in welsh.

We went on a colour hunt to look for-

melyn   coch   glas   gwyrdd  

oren  du pinc  porffor 

We had a lovely time celebrating

 Chinese New Year

This weeks Welsh speakers of the week and Stars of the week.

We have been learning about mixing 2 primary colours together. What colours can you make from red, yellow and blue?

Learn How to Mix Colors for Baby & Children - DIY Colors Mixing Tutorial Watercolor

Hi Guys! Today i will show you how to mix colors for create new colors like green, orange and purple! It's a really fun experiment video for kids, babies and toddlers with edulcorant! in Spanish : ¡Hola tios! Hoy yo te mostraré cómo mezclar colores para crear nuevos colores como el verde , naranja y morado !

February 2017

Our letter next week is 's'. please have a practise at home to form the letter correctly and to look for things beginning with this sound.

Internet Safety. We have been learning about how to stay safe while using the internet.

Brush Brush Brush. We have been learning all about how to keep our teeth clean and healthy

Next week we will be looking at the story of Elmer. We will be trying to retell the story. Why not watch the video and have a go at home.

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant by David McKee - Stories for Kids - Children's Books Read Along Aloud

This is a live reading of the children's book Elmer by David McKee. Book Synopsis: Elmer is no ordinary elephant. He is not elephant color, he is made up of many different colors. It is Elmer who makes the other elephants happy and laugh.

This week we have been writing our names and painting daffodils and leeks ready for the school Eisteddfod.

We have also been learning the song un bys dau bys.

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Have a lovely

Half Term.

Don't forget to go over the letters and numbers we have been learning.

m a s

1 2 3

and practise writing your names forming the letters correctly.

March 2017

St Davids Day

We have been learning all about where we live in Wales

We looked amazing in our Welsh costumes.

Take a look at our fabulous Home tasks. Delightful Daffodils

Well Done to our St David's Day competition winners.

We have been learning all about size.

We have been ordering size, biggest to smallest and tallest to shortest.

Fairtrade Fortnight

We have been learning about Fairtrade and what it means to pay a fair price for the things we buy.

Look for the Fairtrade symbol in the shops.

Our letter for this week has been 'd'

Dinosaurs and ducks are delightful

Do you like our d d d d dinosaurs?

In our books this week we have been ordering Elmer, biggest to smallest

We have also been designing our own Elmer.

We have been learning the number 4. Down and over and down some more, 4 4 4.