Posts by jo

Making sensory bottles

Making sensory bottles

Sunflowers creating Sensory bottles. The most obvious benefit of sensory bottles would be their direct connection to sensory play. Sensory...

School readiness

School readiness

School readiness: ✔ Between the ages of four and five, children should be prepared to be separated from their parent...

World Book Day 2018

World Book Day 2018

At Daisy Chain nursery we love books, and we are always emphasising the benefits regular reading can bring to a...

Pizza making and Easter cakes

Pizza making and Easter cakes

Cooking in the early years is a great, fun experience which offers a wealth of learning and development. One cooking...

Our new pet hamster Cornelius

Our new pet hamster Cornelius

Today the Bluebell room were very excited to finally meet their new pet hamster Cornelius. Cornelius will give the children...

Visit to the local police station

Visit to the local police station

The nursery children have recently shown an interest in the police. From this the children have been doing lots of...

Fun in the snow

Fun in the snow

Having lots of fun out in the snow. Snow and Ice provides a great starting point for observing similarities and...

Bluebells sensory play

Bluebells sensory play

Sensory play allows children to use all their senses, it is great way for children of all ages to learn...

Emergent writing

Many opportunities are provided through the nursery to encourage the children’s writing skills. This starts in our baby room through...

“Twinkle twinkle little star”

The children in the Little Blossom room have been learning the actions to ‘Twinkle twinkle little star’ as part of...