We’ve had lots of Christmas experiences this week! 🎅🏼 🎄
We’ve been visiting lots of local parks!
📖 And loved a visit to the library!
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🌳 Making our family tree!
📦 Getting creative with cardboard boxes!
🚂 Visitong the train station!
Gowanlea Nursery provides care across 3 playrooms for children aged 3 months to 5 years. We have a
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We’ve had lots of Christmas experiences this week! 🎅🏼 🎄
We’ve been busy this week developing numeracy skills in the biggies room, telling stories with props in the Tweenies room and Babies have been exploring fine motor skills with painting, drawing, play dough and threading!
A busy week for everyone!
🐻 we’ve loved celebrating Children in Need with a PJ day!
We’ve had lots of fun this week,
😃Babies have been practicing their posting skills!
🍕 And making their own homemade pizza!
⚽️ Tweenies have enjoyed playing football!
🤸 They’ve been developing their balance with the stepping stones!
⏹Biggies have been learning about shapes!
🔤They’ve been practicing the letters in their name!
And having lots of fun at the play park!
The biggies have been developing their literacy, numeracy and wellbeing skills this week.
✏️ They wrote shopping lists and recipes for lentil soup.
🪙 Learned about different coins and used their knowledge when paying for their ingredients at the shop.
⚖️ They learned about amounts and measurement when preparing the vegetables.
🥕 And learned about healthy foods when cooking and eating their soup!
We’ve enjoyed a busy week,
🧐 Babies have been problem solving, which lid fits the cup?!
🐷 The Tweenies have been using puppets and masks to tell stories and rhymes!
🔥 Biggies have been learning about fire safety in preparation for Guy Fawkes!
👻🎃Halloween Fun! 👻🎃
We’ve enjoyed a week of 🎃👻 Halloween experiences! As well as lots of time outdoors!
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👶🏼The babies have been developing their gross motor skills with time on their tummy!
🎨 They’ve been loving exploring the different textures and malleable play!
🚂 They had a great visit to the train station!
👷The Tweenies have been enjoying problem solving as they build towers!
👻 They’ve been finding out about Halloween and making their own ghosts from recycled materials!
🎃 They we’re also exploring the insides of the pumpkin!
💰 The biggies were learning about reusing materials and money with a visit to the charity shop!
🎃 They have been making all sorts of spooky Halloween decorations!
🪔 They’ve been learning about Diwali the festival of light!
🎃 Such a fun afternoon pumpkin picking and splashing in muddy puddles!!
🎃 A very fun and muddy morning pumpkin picking
📖 The babies have been exploring the stories
😁They’ve been developing their gross motor skills with lots of tummy time!
🚂 The Tweenies loved a trip to the transport museum!
🐅 They’ve been developing their imaginative skills with the animal and dinosaur small world.!
The biggies have been enjoying lots of outdoor learning in the garden!
📏 They have been developing their knowledge of measure looking at what’s longer and shorter!
We’ve been enjoying a busy week!
The babies have been practicing climbing and sliding!
😁They’ve been exploring the people around them, playing peek a boo!
🎨 Tweenies have been exploring colour doing lots of painting activities!
🌳 They’ve also loved the wet environment at the forest!
🍂 The biggies have been learning about changes in the season!
🌎 They’ve been loving learning about the solar system during space week
🧐The babies have had a lovely week exploring and investigating their environment!
🤲 The Tweenies have been developing sense of touch by exploring different textures!
🔢The biggies have loved maths week developing their numeracy skills, counting blocks and using ten frames!
🐢🦔They also met some new characters during their PATHs lesson!
We are totally amazed at the huge amount of food families have donated for National Foodbank Day! Thank You all so much for your generosity.
Our donation was gratefully received this afternoon by Drumchapel Foodbank!
The Babies have had a great week 🐾Footprint painting and they’ve loved exploring the sand outdoors! 😁
The Tweenies have had a great time back at the forest 🌳 and they’ve been getting messy with the paint! 🎨
🔢The Biggies have been developing numeracy skills using ten frames, making patterns with the blocks and measuring using the blocks!
We’ve had lots of fun this week!
🧩 babies have been developing their fine motor skills with jigsaw puzzles and using the tongs!
🎨 Tweenies have been getting creative with their painting and building structures!
📏 The biggies have been measuring using the cubes and making patterns using the giant Lego blocks!
🌳 We had fun back at the forest too!
☀️ 🏖we’ve had the best outdoor fun this week! Lots of visits to local play parks and a splashing good time in the paddling pool! 🏖☀️
We’ve been busy this week with:
🧩 Puzzles 📚 Stories 🥄 And mixing our own play dough!
👩🍳 Baking 👷Building 🧑🎨 And Painting!
🐻 Visiting the gruffalo trail 🫐 Making our own smoothies & ice lollies! 😊 Fun on the bouncy castle!
The biggies have had lots of fun the week with
💦 Water fights in the garden!
🧪 Science Experiments!
🏗 Perfecting their buildings with the magnet blocks!
The Tweenies have had a super fun week with visits to
🚢 Riverside Museum 🐘 Kelvingrove Art Gallery and 🚒 Knightswood Fire Station!
🧊 They loved trying their home made ice lollies!
💦 And had fun in the paddling pool too!
The babies and biggies have been busy This week.
🚂 Babies visited Queens Park and loved travelling by train!
📚 The had a great visit to Drumchapel Library and hope to make this a regular weekly visit!
🏃♀️ The biggies have been learning about how their bodies move in preparation for sports day!
👣 They we’re exploring the different textures on a sensory walk!
🧊 They have been keeping cool by making their own ice lollies!
The Biggies have had a fantastic week with visits to Balloch, local parks and the forest!
The Tweenies have had such a fun week, with visits to local parks, making their own ice lollies & pizzas as well as a baking day!
The babies loved exploring the sand and water on their beach day! They had such fun visiting the Transport Museum & Kelvingrove Art Gallery!
The biggies have had such a great week!
A huge thank you to our parents and Knightswood Community Fire Station for our police and fire talks this week! 👮♂️ 👩🚒
What a lovely afternoon for our Pre-School children and families! Well done everyone on a great performance! We’re going to miss you all so much!! 🎓🤩❤️
We’ve had lots of fun this week,
🥣 Babies have been practicing mixing and pouring making their own play dough.
😊 They had a great time at the play park!
🙈 Our littlest babies loved peek a boo!
🧁 Tweenies have been baking!
🌳 They loved playing on the rope swing at the forest!
🏗 And have been building all sorts of structures!
🍕 Biggies have been making pizzas!
🖊 They have been exploring lots of mark making experiences, especially writing the letters of their name!
😁We were lucky enough to have visits for the children regarding oral health, road safety and water safety!
Huge thank you to the parents who have helped out with this and Drumchapel Swimming Pool!
We’ve enjoyed a busy week learning about
🍉 Healthy eating!
📚 We’ve been reading and retelling stories with puppets!
🌳 We’ve been exploring risky play at the forest!
The babies and Tweenies have had a great time 🇬🇧 👸 celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee!
🚒 The Tweenies loved their fire station visit!
🌳 They have enjoyed exploring the forest and going on a scavenger hunt!
A big thank you to the Primary 1 children for returning to visit our preschool group. They were great at answering all of our questions about school and helping us get ready for the transition! 👨🎓 😊
The biggies have been busy this week
🇬🇧 learning about the Queen’s Jubilee!
📏 measuring height and length
🦋 developing an understanding of symmetry
🌳 making a zip slide at the forest!
Here are some photos of our fun week!
🏗Babies have been developing hand eye coordination building towers!
📖 Babies & Tweenies have been enjoying lots of stories indoors and out!
🌳 Tweenies have loved being outdoors on a scavenger hunt and exploring the forest!
🔢 Biggies have been learning about numbers in their environment!
😊 They had great fun at the play park!
We’ve been having lots of fun this week
⚽️ babies were having fun with the footballs!
😃 They were getting messy with the foam!
😊The Tweenies had lots of fun at the play park!
🌸 And caring for the plants in the garden!
🖊 Biggies have been mark making writing letters in their names!
🌳 They had a great time at the forest!
This week the babies have been
🎾 developing gross motor skills at the tennis courts!
🧩 Tweenies have been developing problem solving skills with jigsaw puzzles and building with loose parts!
🍕 Biggies have been learning about fractions when making pizzas!
☀️ we’ve taken our learning outdoors this week making the most of the great weather with visits to the play park, forest, tennis courts, canal and our garden! ☀️
The Easter Bunny came to visit us this week! 🐰 🐣
Some photos from our fun week!
🌳 we’ve had a great time exploring a wet and muddy forest!
😃 some of our children have been transitioning into their new room and have loved exploring the new spaces and experiences!
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