GALLERY

The following photos show a very small selection of our setting and activities (please look at our facebook page which is regularly updated)

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Garden with tents added

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3 Ofsted Outstanding Graded Certificates

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Purpose built sand pit (with safety covering) and Water Wall with accessories on both sides to extend play

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Re-planting strawberry plants into larger containers

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Garden showing lots of green artificial grass to play on

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We enjoy lots of trips out - this one was to a local farm

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Valentines craft activity

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Magnetic wall (we have several) - we love to add to our collection thanks to our children and their parents on holidays and days out

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Valentines activity - using cotton buds in paint

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Enhancing fine motor skills by putting stickers into the circles

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Splash pad - the water height can be changed for different aged children

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Using magnetic tiles to create animals - recognising positioning and matching animal parts

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Trip to our local fire station - they are very supportive of our visits and the children always enjoy getting to try to use the hose

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Handprints are done regularly to go in Memory Books

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Using cotton buds in paint to make markings on a foam butterfly - can be adapted for children of all ages and abilities

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Our Catterpillar and Climbing Wall - den underneath and platform on top which can access our hanging accessories for older children

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Hanging accessories

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Hanging accessories

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Mark making with a magnetic board

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Loose parts play

Caterpillars

Our caterpillars which then hatched into beautiful butterflies (and were then released)

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Our butterflies (photo taken before being released)

Day 6 - 3

Laa Laa and Lew Lew elves came to visit us - they got up to lots of mischief and mayhem... including making 'snow angels'

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Butterfly stickers on butterfly templates

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Decorating buns into 'monster faces'

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Sensory stepping stones

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Making cookies

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Garden chairs to chill out on

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Our interactive garden board

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Strawberries - very excited to see them grow

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Ball tubes

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Play area view

Butterfly craft

Sticking 'jewels' onto a butterfly template

Gardening

Cress Heads

Footprints

Ghostly Footprints

Owl

Making an owl (autumn craft activity) using paper plates, heart cut outs and bun cases

Bats

Paint stamped over bat templates which were then removed

Finger Painting

Finger painting - autumn leaves

Sensory Bottle

One of the sensory bottles we have made - glitter

Hama Beads

Hama beads which can be ironed (by myself) so the beads mesh together (or simply tipped back out to restart)

Ipad Technology

Using an iPad app to assist with learning how to write letters

Painting - non messy style

Painting for those who don't like getting messy (or a different sensory experience) - paint underneath cling film which can then be used to make extra prints

Cooking

Weighing ingredients for a cooking activity

Growing Vegetables

Harvesting the potatoes we had grown

Reindeer Artwork

Hand and footprint reindeer with moveable eyes and a pom pom nose

Sticking

Glue and tissue paper added to a leaf template

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