This week we… built towers and showed kindness

14th Dec 2018

Joseph sees Jacob building a tower in the garden. Jacob kindly lets Joe join in with him and they start to build the tower taking turns to put the bricks on. The tower gets very high (higher than the two […]

This week we had our Nativity and made decorations

7th Dec 2018

In rising 5s this week we made Christmas decorations using scissors and pens. We also played a rhyming game. Each child had an object and had to say when Rhyming Rabbit found an object that rhymed with their own. For […]

This week we…played rescuing!

30th Nov 2018

Fauna came out to the garden and spoted Kaitlyn sitting on the wooden storage box. She climbed up to join her and sat there for a brief time while watching the other children play. They then decided to play a […]

This week we… went for a wilderness walk

23rd Nov 2018

We went for a lovely autumn walk this week. We listened for snakes in the woodpile house and used sticks to fish on the little bridge. We spotted horses and had a run around on the football field. We also […]

This week we… remembered our heroes

16th Nov 2018

This week in the Rising 5 session we took the poppy wreath that we had made to the war memorial. Reverend Angela, the vicar from Holy Trinity, met us there and told us about how the poppies reminded us of […]

This week we… made splat! paintings

9th Nov 2018

In this week’s Rising 5 session we did some threading and made firework pictures by ‘splatting’ paint. We had a go at matching numeral to quantity and retold a story with cards. We also thought about rhyming words by swapping […]

This week we… made Halloween crafts

2nd Nov 2018

For Halloween we did lots of mark making and then worked together to make a large scale construction in the garden. We all sat down together to do some Halloween themed craft. This involved sharing and passing resources to each […]

This week we… did woodwork

19th Oct 2018

Jade helped the children to saw some branches. She showed them how to hold the saw safely and held it with them. Flic then had a turn at scrapping off the bark with a potato peeler. She listened well and […]

This week we… visited the Thursday Club

11th Oct 2018

Toby is a little nervous when we first arrive at the Community Centre to visit our Thursday Club friends. He sits quietly with his William. We introduce him to the ladies and he slowly grows in confidence. They make some […]

This week we… built a tower

5th Oct 2018

Aleixs, Milo and Toby worked together nicely to build a tower. When they had built it really tall Alexis commented: “This tower is bigger than me and bigger than you Milo!”. Milo replied “It’s not bigger than Lucy, she is […]