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Educational Opportunities

Playing, Learning & Physical Activity


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Messy area which includes:

• Painting – e.g. brushes, hands, sponges, rollers etc
• Sand
• Water
• Compost
• Modelling
• Playdough
• Shaving Foam
• Baking
• Gluing
• Cutting
• Drawing & writing
• Spaghetti
• Gloop

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Main play area:

• Story/Sensory corner 
• House corner e.g. dressing up & kitchen play

• Construction toys – e.g. Duplo
• Puzzles
• Games ( 2-5 year olds)
• Computer (3-5 year olds)
• Songs
• Music & movement
• Singing
• Small world – e.g. farm animals
• Writing & drawing activities

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Outdoor play area:

• Physical activities – e.g. climbing frame
• Imaginary play – e.g. house
• Cars and bikes
• Trampoline
• Caterpillar / see saw
• Balls, skittles and hoops
• Gardening – eg planting & digging
• Wooden stepping stones

Children have opportunities during the morning and afternoon sessions to play in the nursery garden and some of the younger babies are taken out for walks in our triple buggies.

Toys:

Please do not bring children's personal toys into nursery – with the exception of a child's personal comforter and three to five years 'Show and Tell' sessions.