Eid Celebrations

The babies attending our Dewsbury nursery have been celebrating Eid, exploring many different textures of dough, developing their manipulation, control and strength in their fingers. These are important skills that are required to develop future skills for writing. We celebrated with an Eid lunch of curry, rice and naan bread, followed by a party tea later [...]

2022-05-16T11:30:57+01:00May 16th, 2022|Dewsbury|

Ramadan activities

This week the children in the toddler and pre-school rooms at Dewsbury have been learning all about Ramadan. The toddlers listened to stories from a book called My First Ramadan, the practitioners introduced lots of cultural to help the children learn all about this celebration. Some of the children enjoyed roleplaying with the tasbeeh and masala, [...]

2022-04-27T10:42:45+01:00April 27th, 2022|Dewsbury|

Easter Activities

The children at Dewsbury have been learning about the traditions that different families and religions take part in at Easter widening their knowledge about different cultures within the community and their friends and families that they know. We then had a super fun day of hunting for eggs in the garden using our creative thinking skills [...]

2022-04-25T10:53:42+01:00April 25th, 2022|Dewsbury|

Soup Making

The children in the toddler room have been very busy recently! They were ‘making soup’ whilst playing with the corn flour by using language such as ‘we are making orange soup’!  They used utensils to stir the mixture and transport in into bowls. This promotes learning in areas such as Maths- volume, measuring and capacity, Language- [...]

2022-01-19T13:09:10+00:00January 26th, 2022|Dewsbury|

Learning Colours

The children in the toddler room have been learning about colours!  The practitioners wanted to encourage the children’s learning in this area so introduced the colour monster book. They set up activities that encouraged language that included colours as well as setting up an activity that involved children sorting coloured pom-poms into the same coloured cup [...]

2022-01-19T12:00:00+00:00January 24th, 2022|Dewsbury|

Happy Builders

The children in the toddler room have shown lots of interest in building with the loose part large bricks and have built lots of different structures.   The practitioners extended the children's interest by creating a small world tuff stop that enabled the children to access more differing sized loose parts, tools, and tape measures.   [...]

2022-01-19T11:32:18+00:00January 21st, 2022|Dewsbury|

Celebrating Diwali

The toddlers have been exploring and learning about Diwali. They read a book which helped the children to understand what Diwali is and who celebrates Diwali. The children then used lots of sparkly bright coloured craft resources to decorate and make their own candle. They have also been exploring making marks and patterns in bright coloured [...]

2021-11-25T10:19:39+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Dewsbury|


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