Topic Work Nursery

Spring 2 – Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf? (Fairy Tales)

Our topic this half term is ‘Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf? (Fairy Tales)’. Our Creative Homework question this half term is ‘What is your favourite story?’  We will be reading lots of different fairy tales but focussing our work around ‘Goldilocks and the Three bears’, ‘The Three Little Pigs’ and ‘The Gingerbread Man’. We will be retelling stories, tasting porridge, making gingerbread men and designing houses for the three little pigs to live in.  Our role play area will become the house of the three bears. We will also be investigating the Spring season and looking at the different plants growing in our school grounds.  We will also be looking at Eater and have an Easter Egg hunt outside. Working Together Wednesday will take place on Wednesday 3rd April at 10.30am for Nursery only and 2.00pm for nursery and Reception, it will have an Easter theme.

 

Spring 1 – What is your super power? (Superheroes)

Our topic this half term is ‘What is your super power? (Superheroes)’. We will also be doing activities linked to Chinese New Year and dental health during our Dental Health Week.  Our Creative Homework question this half term is ‘Can you design a superhero?’  We will be reading lots of stories with a superhero theme and talking about what super powers we would like to have. We will be making masks, capes and super hero puppets to use in our role play area.  We will also be investigating the Winter season and hopefully it will snow for us.  Our Small World tray will become the Arctic and we will have a look at the animals who live there.  Working Together Wednesday will take place on Wednesday 13th February at 10.30am and 2.00pm, it will have a dental health theme.

Autumn 2 – I Wonder What If….. (Witches, Wizards and Magic)

Our topic this half term is ‘I Wonder What If… (Witches, Wizards and Magic)’. We will also be doing activities linked to Bonfire night, Diwali, Remembrance Day and also Christmas.  Our Creative Homework question this half term is ‘If you were a witch or wizard, how would you travel?’  During the last week of term we enjoyed the book ‘What’s in the Witch’s Kitchen’ and we are going to turn our role play area into a witch’s kitchen.  The children have also been interested in shopping and buying things from each other so we are going to create our own super market shop under our shelter.    Check out our notice board in the cloakroom and this website for weekly updates on what we have been up to.

Autumn 1 – Marvellous Me

Our topic this half term is ‘Marvellous Me’, we will be doing lots of work about what makes us special and who is in our families.  We will also be talking about how to respect the rights of others while we work in Nursery and revisiting our rules and routines.  We will be reading some of the Todd Parr books about families and also Elmer by David McKee.  Our Creative homework question is ‘Who is in your family?’  We do follow the children’s interests when planning for activities and resources, our noticeboard in Nursery and the website is updated weekly with what we have been up to during the week and some photographs.