Caterpillars in nursery are growing so fast!

The caterpillars that arrived last week have grown so much.  Now that they are bigger we can see more detail.  The children have noticed that they look ‘spikey’ and there is a green line running all along their sides.  With half term fast approaching, we hope they’ll wait until we get back to turn into butterflies.  We’ll keep you posted on their developments.

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Chicks in EYFS

What a fascinating couple of weeks Reception and Nursery have had seeing 13 chicks hatch and grow…

The children have loved observing the chicks and how they have been changing in appearance and developing new skills such as jumping.  They also had the opportunity to hold a chick and describe how that felt.  Sadly today we had to say good bye to the chicks today.   If you would like to talk more to your child about how they will look when they are fully grown please look up the breed Cream Legbar Chicken.

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EYFS – exciting hen egg arrival

 

This morning we received a special delivery of eggs.  They will be kept in an incubator until they have hatched, both Nursery and Reception will have the opportunity to watch them hatch and develop over the next 2 weeks. Through this we will learn more about the life cycle of a chicken.  It looks as though one may hatch later this afternoon. How exciting!

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Science in Nursery this week!

This week nursery have been experimenting!  We added different coloured food colouring to the water of our daffodils to see if they would change colour.  We had to wait a long time to see any changes, but today we could see that the petals are changing colour.  It’s not very easy to see, so we’ve had to use magnifying glasses to help us.

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