O Christmas Tree…

Ah, Christmas time in a Pre-school room. Making cards and gifts, glitter everywhere, advent calenders, elves on shelves, Christmas songs and jumpers, writing letters to Father Christmas, 'Santa's' visit, wonky trees decorated untidily by the children, colder outdoor play...the list goes on. Not to mention the dreaded nativity play with its endless rehearsals, tears (from … Continue reading O Christmas Tree…

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Laminated leaves, spooky spiders and rangoli rice

The weeks leading up to Halloween and Bonfire Night are my favourite time of year. They are particularly great opportunities for themed activities. Firstly, I would like to share a simple Autumn activity. We collected leaves from the ground and used sticky back plastic and paper plates to create effective sun catchers. These looked amazing … Continue reading Laminated leaves, spooky spiders and rangoli rice