Hello November… I wonder what the animals are up to?

November is a busy time the animals prepare.. They have to store their winter food. Sleep tight Hedgehog and Bear. November sees the earth quite still, And all around you feel the chill. Never mind Thanksgivings here Bringing feelings of good cheer. Listen to the Calendar poem  By Michelle Woodswaldron ©2015

Listen to the Rain Poem audio by MichelleWoodsWaldron

We love it when you water, All the lovely plants and trees, We love it when we splash, In puddles right up to our knees   But most of all we love the days, When sun comes out to smile, And makes a lovely rainbow, High up in the sky. Rain Poem By Michelle Woodswaldron … Read more Listen to the Rain Poem audio by MichelleWoodsWaldron

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone celebrating today. Here are some things you might like to do with your children…. Link to Dora the explorers “Thanksgiving day Parade”  Have a listen to a little story called “The Story of Thanksgiving” – Read Aloud – Uploaded by Picture Book Read Have a little chat…. Thanksgiving is usually celebrated … Read more Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali to all those celebrating It is lovely to introduce our children to different cultures. Especially important when we have children of different nationalities in our settings   Good link to learn more about Diwali “In all interpretations, one common thread rings true—the festival marks the victory of good over evil.“  Quote from National … Read more Happy Diwali

Today’s letter is w for winter

W has the sound of  ‘ w ‘  for winter How some animals adapt in winter-  Have fun chatting about these images These animals are very clever because in the summer when there is no snow their fur or feathers are brown and this means they are camouflaged in among the grass trees and bushes. … Read more Today’s letter is w for winter

FUN ACTIVITY        – Penguin game

Anyone for a hug ?- Let’s huddle up like the Penguins. Penguins live where it is very cold – They are very clever and huddle together to keep warm. Let’s have a little game and pretend we are like the penguins use same tune as – the farmer wants a wife ……. We keep the … Read more FUN ACTIVITY        – Penguin game

Baby Penguin fun game to play

Can you see the little baby Penguin ? You heard about the Penguin on the album track 2 … Trip to the Zoo Now the children can have fun playing a game…. The ice is much too cold for the young chicks, so to protect the little penguin the mummy or daddy keeps them on their … Read more Baby Penguin fun game to play