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December 06,2018
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Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas…….at Woolston

Woolston have been putting up the Christmas Tree ready for all our Christmas festivities. The children enjoyed helping to put the tree together and spread out the branches before selecting all the baubles one by one to carefully place on the tree. The twinkly lights really have had everyone full of Read More >
November 13,2018
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Foam Exploration at Woolston

The children have been enjoying and exploring the mouldable foam. Following the children’s interests around construction using the blocks to build and create structures we used the foam as a material to stick the blocks together. The children said “it’s like cement”. They use Read More >
November 13,2018
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Shopping Trip with Longbarn

The children from Longbarn went on a shopping trip to Asda to buy some food items for Gez to use to cook our meals. It was very exciting as they got to ride on the bus to Asda making sure they thought about road safety and remained close to a practitioner during their trip out. […] Read More >
November 12,2018
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Food Bank Collection

In line with International Food Day; to support this cause all the children and families at Sefton worked with their key persons to help collect various food items and necessities for their local food bank. The children did a fabulous job collecting for their Food Bank and really enjoyed being part Read More >
October 13,2018
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Autumn at Longbarn

The children at Longbarn have been exploring the Autumn leaves in the garden helping to clear the garden brushing all the leaves into one area before having lots of fun playing in them, listening to the sounds they make when we stand, jump and walk through them. We also had lots of fun throwing them Read More >
October 12,2018
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Woolston Forest School

Our Director Ginny has been coming into Woolston to complete Forest School with our 2-5’s children. The children love completing Forest School and are always so excited for the next one. Forest School gives the children the opportunity for outdoor learning in a wide range of weathers. We reque Read More >
September 14,2018
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Scooping Station in Longbarn

Longbarn had created a Scooping Station with a range of materials and scoops to help promote ma thematic skills and language. They looked at counting scoops, filling and emptying containers independently and with practitioner support. In addition this activity helped to encourage and promote physica Read More >
September 14,2018
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Snow Small World Play

Woolston 2-3’s children have had fun being imaginative and using their role play skills working with the small world resources. Following the children’s interests and their role play talking about ‘snow’ Ella went and added flour to the tray to create a ‘snow scene̵ Read More >
August 16,2018
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Jelly play in Woolston

Woolston children have loved Jelly play today with the dinosaurs, looking at various textures developing their creative and exploratory skills. Each of the children have been focusing on using descriptive language to explain the textures through use of various senses for example touch, smell and sig Read More >
August 15,2018
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At Longbarn we have created a new continuous provision Construction Area in the garden and the children love it. We have had lots of imaginative play, exploration of the resources to create role play environments modelling actions they have observed or discussed. During this free play the children a Read More >
July 12,2018
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Enjoying the Sunny Weather at Woolston

At Woolston we have been enjoying the sun and warm weather and making the most out of it whilst its here. We have been ensuring we have lots of sun cream on throughout the day and bring in our sun hats to wear when we are outside. It has been very hot and we have […] Read More >
June 18,2018
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Early Writing at Longbarn

Our pre school children are getting school ready and have been practising writing their names. They are attempting to hold the pencil correctly using the tripod grip and their preferred hand. We have been practising our letters in our name and those that are familiar to us to produce the correct let Read More >
June 18,2018
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Yoga at Woolston

The children in 2-5’s at Woolston have been participating in Children’s Yoga activities. They have been learning various positions and breathing techniques ranging from various abilities to strengthen their core muscles, balance and co-ordination. Linking to this teaches the children abo Read More >
April 30,2018
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Longbarn’s Nature Garden

At Longbarn our Nature Garden has recently had a little make over and the children have been exploring this. We have added a new feeding station for the birds, re planting of flowers and various plants and the dens have been recreated. The children have enjoyed exploring the Nature Garden this month Read More >
April 24,2018
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Woolston Earth Week Activities

At Woolston this month we have been using a wide range of resources and activities using natural items to link to Earth Week. We have made natural paintbrushes using flowers, leaves and twigs and fastened them together to create a brush. Using these the children have painted their pictures creating Read More >