🐛🦋The children (and Harry our playgroup bear) have been learning all about the lifecycle of a butterfly. They have watched each day as the very tiny and very hungry caterpillars grow bigger and have begun to see signs that the next stage will soon take place🐛🦋 🐛🦋
You can now help raise funds for playgroup with Amazon Smile! This means that Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT and other shipping fees) of eligible AmazonSmile purchases to playgroup when you follow the link below, select Udny Station Preschool and Playgroup as your charity and shop as normal on Amazon. There is no additional cost to you as the consumer and Amazon makes the donation on your behalf 🙂 https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/SC017150
This term we have been looking at science and technology. The children have been using the electricity circuit board, pipettes, test tubes, funnels and measuring jugs in the water tray, making paper aeroplanes, taking photos, recording messages and using touch screen for navigational games. They have also been encouraged to write their names on the list for turns on the computer and practising letter formation in the sand tray. The pre-school children have done some project work on the book,...
We have created lovely new areas at playgroup full of colour with new toys, books and materials. Freshly decorated with new blinds, lots of natural light streams in and makes it a bright and airy space for the children to enjoy.
It was a great start to the week with a visit from Artie’s Tartan Tales! This interactive musical show, created and performed by the founder and star of the children's entertainment phenomemon The Singing Kettle, weaves traditional children's stories and songs into a brilliant performance and the children and staff really enjoyed it 🎶
We have had a great start to the new year with a number of new children starting playgroup and some familiar faces of parents returning with younger siblings which has been lovely. Don't forget that enrolment for playgroup in August 2018 begins next week from January 22nd until February 2nd. Forms can be collected from playgroup during opening hours.
Our last week of playgroup has been a busy one with our Christmas party and a surprise visit from Santa who brought gifts for all the children! We had a brilliant trip to the Ythanbank reindeer centre and a beautiful sunny day to enjoy the park. Playgroup is now closed until Monday January 8th. We wish you all a very merry Christmas and look forward to seeing you in the new year🎄⭐️