We have had a wonderful and busy week we have had exploring lots of different activities around National Days. The children have had fun learning all about Pharmacy week, the children enjoyed pretending to be doctors and making their own medicine to make all the babies feel better. We have also been learning about pasta this week, we have learnt how to make pasta, we have learnt about all the different types of pasta from Penne to Macaroni to spaghetti. We enjoyed talking about our favourite pasta dishes too. And lastly we have been learning all about Vietnam where it is on the map and how far away it is, we also discussed how we would get there and if we would walk how long that would take. We also discussed the language they spoke etc.
It’s National Pasta Day!🍝
Pasta, spaghetti, macaroni and noddles!🍜 The children have been exploring all the different types of pasta! They scooped and mixed all the different pasta’s into saucepans, whilst describing the different textures🧑🏽🍳
In the tuff tray we had a BIG spaghetti and meatball feast! Using wet and slimy spaghetti, and play dough meatballs, the children chopped, twirled and fed the pasta to the teddy bears that joined🧸
The children wanted to create their own musical instruments today, and amazingly decided to use pasta!🥁 The children filled yoghurt pots with pasta, sealed them shut and then dance around, jumping and shaking their creation!💃
The babies have enjoyed being in the messy room playing in a very messy activity. The activity was shaving foam and sea animals. Some babies were not a fan of the messy texture and would not put their hands in but were happy to watch their friends. They really enjoyed exploring with their hands and finding the sea creatures. They engaged well with their grown ups and peers and had lots of fun. 👶👩🤲🐋🐙🐠
For more mark making activities we then enjoyed mark making on the chalk board. Whilst playing in the messy room some of the babies walked over to do some chalking so we brought the chalk board to the baby room for them to all enjoy. They had a great time choosing a colour chalk of their choice and spent a long amount of time being creative. Just come and take a look. 👶👆🔵🟢🟡⚪️👀
During toddlers group time they enjoyed sitting with their peers and grown ups playing with the connects. They connected them together and their grown up was engaging with them asking questions on colours and getting them to think about what they were making and using their imagination. 👦👧👩🟢🟡🔵🔴
The preschoolers have had a fun-filled day today! Lots of different games and activities we all enjoyed! 😁
In the preschool group time today, we did some super good letter matching 🔠🤔!!
We love looking at our letters 🔠, especially since a lot of us are going to big school 📚 next year 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣4️⃣!!
In the morning, we loved doing some super cool drawings ✍️🎨! We were inspired 💭 by the colours of our nursery and drew lots of rainbows 🌈🌈🌈! We talked 🗣 about the colours 🌈🖍 we saw around us with our eyes 👀.
On our preschool walk 🚶♀️🚶🚶♂️, we visited the park 🏞 after the rain ☔️🌧! When we got to the park we could see 👀 how wet and slippery ⛸ it was! This was a good chance to talk about safety 👷and using our walking 🚶♀️ feet 🦶 on slippery floors!
We have had a lovely Thursday today here at Monkey Moos!! ☺️Axel