The story about the Gruffalo.
This enchanting film tells the story of a mouse who goes in search of a nut. Along the way, he is confronted by three hungry animals who each thinks that the mouse looks good!
Forced to rely on his wits for survival, Mouse invents an imaginary monster to scare them away, but what happens when he comes face to face with his own creation?
Click here to watch to watch the Gruffalo video.
Click here to watch and listen to the Gruffalo song.
The children got involved with the Children In Need Event November 17th 2023
What is Children In Need all about ? Click here to find out.
Watch what some children have done to raise money for the charity. Click here
Watch and listen to Mr Tumbles story about “Togetherness” click here.
Watch and listen to a story about the lost bandana. Click here
This week the children explored the Festival of Halloween. October 2023
Do you know how pumpkins grow song? Click here
Happy Halloween song. Click here to listen
Room on the Broom. Click here to watch and listen to the video
Room on the Broom. Click here to listen and watch the story book
Room on the Broom song. Click here to listen
Fruit Works Visit to Nursery September 2023
As part of exploring their senses, the children were very excited to find out how apple juice is made. They washed the apples, put them in the Macerata to be chopped up and then put them into the apple press to press the juice out. The children got to taste the juice which they all enjoyed.
Watch how apple juice is made by clicking here.
All About Me. September 2023
The children have been learning about themselves and what they look like and who they are. They have also been learning about their senses and how their body parts work. Nose – smell. Ears- hearing. Eyes- seeing. Tongue – tasting. Hands – feeling.
Learn the 5 Senses with Duggee. Click here.
Nursery visit to the Community Garden in Bradford. September 2023
The children were very excited to see how and where the vegetables and fruit grew. They enjoyed pulling the carrots, courgettes, radish, beetroot, cabbage and lettuce out of the ground. They also picked apples from the trees and tomatoes that were in the greenhouse. They were also very excited to see pumpkins growing. Photographs are on the gallery for you to look at.
Watch the video with your child to see if they can name the vegetables click here to watch.
Help your child recognise and learn the vegetables name. Click here to watch with your child.
The older nursery children visited this week. July 2023
Space For Everyone – UK Tour 2023
The UK Space Agency tour has landed in Centenary Square. Their ‘Space For Everyone’ tour is an out-of-this-world experience showcasing the role of space in improving life on Earth and highlighting the diverse and varied career paths open to young people looking to enter this fast-growing industry. Bradford is the only West Yorkshire location on the 10-stop UK tour
Take your children it’s on until Monday 10 July Centenary Square, Bradford FREE
Jack and the Beanstalk
Listen to the story. Click here.
How to grow your very own bean stalk. Click here.
This book is a very good book about morals and dilemmas. Should we take things that belong to others? Chat to your children about the book and help them sort out the dilemma about why Jack should or should not take the golden eggs.
Mothering Sunday 19th March – why do we celebrate it ?
Mothering Sunday is the fourth Sunday of Lent, it was a day when children, mainly daughters, who had gone to work as domestic servants were given a day off to visit their mother and family. Today it is a day when children give presents, flowers, and home-made cards to their mothers.
A song for Mothers Day. Click here
I Love my mummy story. Click here
Have a wonderful Mothers Day!
St David’s Day March 1st . Welsh Celebration
Today is St David’s Day, or Dydd Gwyl Dewi, celebrated annually on March 1st 2023
Just like the Irish celebrate their patron saint on St Patrick’s Day, St David’s Day remembers the patron saint of Wales.
Listen and watch and find out about St David’s Day. Click here.
The people and things we love: Week ending 10th February
Valentine’s Day, or St Valentine’s Day, is celebrated every year on 14th February. It’s the day when people show their affection for another person or people by sending cards, flowers or chocolates with messages of love.
Love, Hugo asks, are there different kinds of love? Click here
We love the rain sing along song. Click here
Bag of Love: Mo shows her love for Tee and shares the secrets of her special bag of love. Click here
National Story Telling Week 30th January until 5th February
Why story telling to children is important ? Click here and click on the arrow.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears; click here.
Make sure you read your child’s Nursery book to them. If you do not have many books tell the nursery manager and she may be able to help you. You will have already received some books this month, you will also receive a new book in February.
If you struggle with English why don’t you join our Esol classes here at Communityworks. Call Jag 01274 200589
Why not join the Central Library it is free and there is a lot of choice for both you and your child?
Communication, Speech and Language
Encouraging your child to communicate from birth is vital in order for your child to make themselves understood. It also develops their speech and language which is also vital for their early and life long education.
10 top tips to develop your child’s language click here.
Children 2-3 should be encouraged to learn and understand numbers 1-5 and the value of each. Read our Nursery handout but focus up to 5 only.
Click here for a song about numbers up to 5.
Children 3-4 should be encouraged to learn and understand numbers 1-10 and the value of each. Read the handout from Nursery.
Click here for a song about numbers up to 10.
World Nursery Rhyme week 13th – 18th November
Nursery Rhymes develop your child’s:
Vocabulary and language development:
Social, physical and emotional skills.
Early numeracy skills.
Click here to listen and sing some rhymes with your child.
World Book Day
A story about a giant robot called Roberta Munges. Click here.
Why story telling is important to children. Click here.
Parents we can help if you are new to English. Call reception and join one of the ESOL classes, this will not only help you but your child to develop a good level of English language, which is very important for their long term learning. 01274 200589
Go to our YouTube channel to find more stories and activities