Use a stick to make marks in the sand - vertical and horizontal lines, circles and crosses are good to start with.Encourage your child to copy you then ask him/her to make marks for you to copy.Talk about the marks and letters you make and the movements you do to make them. “I’m starting here, then going down, then stop”. “I’m starting here then going round and round and round”. “I’m going to make M for Mummy”
The children loved it so much that after story time, they painted their own snails and whales.
The children at our Englefield Green nursery have been cooking up a storm as part our Cookery Club for Valentine’s Day. They made some beautiful heart shaped biscuits to take home for their mums and dads. They look delicious!
1.0 miles away Entrance via Highfield Road, Orchard Cottage, South Road, Englefield Green, Egham TW20 0RL
At Englefield Green Nursery and Preschool, the preschool children have chosen The Snail and Whale as our Book of the Week.
One of our parents in the Geology department at Royal Holloway University brought us some lovely fossils in. We discussed these during morning registration, such as where they came from and how they are made.
Certificates were handed out by the vice principle of the university and parents were invited back for a party.
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During the wet weather, the 2-3s at Englefield Green Day Nursery and Preschool made their own puddles by pouring water on the floor and then jumped in the muddy puddle. They also cleared up the mess after!
Come and enjoy a day of fun, games, music and competitions. From 12.30 to 3.30 - everyone welcome.
When registering your child at a Bright Horizons Day Nursery and Preschool, your child will be assigned a key person who will help you and your child settle into nursery. Your key person will see what kind of things your child is interested in and then will base their planning for your child’s learning and development around this.
As part of our Growing Science programme, 2-3s decided to experiment with celery and food colouring.
Red and blue food colouring2 clear plastic cups2 stalks of celeryWaterMagnifying Glass
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Inset Days - Mon 5th Sep 2016, 21st & 31st Oct 2016, 3rd Jan 2017, 26th May 2017
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We discussed all Georges body parts and why his shell is important. We also discussed what George likes to eat and where he lives.
If you haven't got ant buckets, why not draw targets on a wall with chalk or on paper which is then stuck to the wall? These can be different shapes and sizes and placed at different heights to provide higher levels of challenge.
Keeping Everyone SafeRole model safe cutting when using a sharp knife to cut celery.
You can also carry out this experiment at home; check out our Learning at Home resources.
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Barley Mow Road, Englefield Green Egham, Surrey, TW20 0NP 01784 435 586
The children at Englefield Green Day Nursery and Preschool had fun celebrating Independence Day by making hand-prints of the American flag.
During Forest School the children were building an Ant from resources they found in the garden. The children had to roll the dice and then find the corresponding number and collect the correct part for the Ant. Everyone was able to get involved and the children displayed good team work.
FOTG Welcome Breakfast Friday 30 September at 9.15am - All Welcome!
In the spirit of Keeping Everyone Safe, the preschool children at our Englefield Green Day Nursery and Preschool have been talking about our health and safety mascot Candy Floss! They have painted their own versions of Candy Floss and showing us how he keeps them safe in the nursery. The children will be taking him home so he can teach them about safety at home!
Summer Term 2017 - 2nd May to 21st July 2017 - half-term 29th May to 2nd June. 26th May Inset day
Children at Bright Horizons Englefield Green Nursery and Preschool have watched their planting ambitions come to fruition.
Children at Bright Horizons Englefield Green Nursery and Preschool in Surrey have been using pebbles to show off their artistic skills.
Autumn Term 2016 - 6 September to 21st December 2016- half-term 24 October to 28 October. 21st and 31st October Inset Day's
We had a special guest at Englefield Green Day Nursery and Preschool, in the form of George the tortoise.
For World Book Day, the children brought in their favourite books so they could be read to them.
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We challenged some of our children to think about how we could spread the message about Health & Safety and they created Candy Floss... a superhero zebra on a mission to keep all children safe! From keeping play areas tidy, to crossing the road, to fire drills - Candy Floss is now our official Heath and Safety mascot – he is present in all nurseries and helps children understand how they can stay safe and help each other safe too.
The children at Englefield Green Nursery and Preschool have been looking at road safety. We've been painting our own traffic lights and making our own one way system round the garden.
We also love to hear what you have been doing at the weekend and about anything that your child does at home, these activities can be easily incorporated into our learning stories and can help us plan activities to further develop your child’s learning. If you are interested in learning at home take a look at our activities written by our early years specialists.