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Fantastic Friday!

Welcome back to Fantastic Friday where we showcase the amazing work and play done in the nursery each week! This week we have started to explore people who help us; we have been talking about who we contact in emergencies, who can take care of us and keep us safe and how we contact them. We took a trip up to see the Police station and talked about what the police do and all the different types of police vehicles we could see. Some of the children were inspired to draw excellent pictures of police cars and fire engines and had lots of fun playing with the small world police station.

We have been very interested in how to keep our teeth clean and have been enjoying role-playing in our own dental surgery. We explored the best methods of brushing our teeth and what equipment dentists use and wear to be hygienic. We also enjoyed role-playing as hairdressers and explored what steps are involved and what tools are used in a hair cut.

We helped to make some delicious fairy cakes for snack and have been enjoying building our fine motor skills with a fruit and vegetable threading activity. We have been making lots of colourful patterns with hamma beads and doing some beautiful bright paintings in the art area.

Thank you to the families who helped us celebrate Eid last week, we enjoyed the delicious food, fun dancing and experiencing the celebrations with the school and families! Eid Mubarak to all who celebrated!

We hope you enjoy your weekend and please post some pictures of what you get up to at home on the Learning Journals. We love to see all the fun you have out of nursery!

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Primary 2 – Week in Review

We had a recap of some of the festivals and celebrations we have looked at over the last few weeks including, Hogmanay, Chinese New Year and Rosh Hashanah. We have begun to plan our show for later in March too!

We also looked at two different versions of the Little Red Riding Hood fairy tale and worked on making a little book of our own retelling. This version was the first one we watched while we also looked at this version here too.

Lastly, a big well done and congratulations to our

Leon

for being a Successful Learner in his literacy work this week, making good choices and engaging with all his tasks.

Remember to have fun this weekend! We look forward to seeing you all next week.

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Fantastic Friday

Welcome back to Fantastic Friday where we showcase the amazing work and play done in the nursery each week. This week we have been learning about Chinese New Year and looking at different countries from around the world. We also continued to explore dinosaurs. In the art area we have been very busy creating dragon puppets and faces and tigers to mark the start of the year of the tiger. Within the room we have created our very own “Chinese restaurant” which led to lots of fun, imaginative, creative play which explored different types of food, using money and role playing a work environment. At the puzzle table we have been practicing our counting and primary colours as well as playing a Chinese New Year matching game. 

In the water tray we have been interested in the pouring and measuring using different shaped beakers. We have also been practicing drawing and recognising some Chinese foods and looking at the different characters used when writing in Mandarin. In the story corner area we have been practicing our yoga skills and listening to different types of music from around the world. In the garden this week we helped to pour out our new bark into the mud kitchen, practiced our jumping and climbing and played some fun sea-life imaginary games. Some of us went on a walk to the Holyrood duck pond and enjoyed seeing and discussing the birds.

For language week we had a visit from Mrs Speedie our Spanish teacher and some P7s friends, we sang some Spanish songs and a story and listened to a German story. We even sang Baby Shark in Spanish.

Please continue to post your lovely pictures on the Learning Journals of all the fun you have at home, we love to see all the brilliant activities you get up to!