This term at Cresswood we’ve been learning all about “Weather”!
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It’s a birthday special this month as PolkaDots celebrates turning 7 years-old!! We have stories from World Book Day and ideas for snack time, as well as updates on opening hours and summer term dates for your diary…
It’s all in the PolkaDots Newsletter!
There’s exciting news about the return of yoga and dance classes. We’ve got lots of information about Children’s Mental Health Week and the “Express Yourself” campaign. And after all the snow and ice, Kath has some wintry weather Makaton signs for us too!
It’s all in the PolkaDots newsletter!!
PolkaDots would really like to know what you thought of our mini photo-shoot!
If you have two minutes to answer a few questions, your answers will really help us when organizing future visits from people like Jo at Jampics
Easy-Peasy Make Your Own Playdough
Here’s a simple recipe from the lovely people at The Imagination Tree. There’s zero cooking and minimal prep – in fact, you can make it in 5 minutes flat!
A PolkaDots favourite, the Very Hungry Caterpillar has lots of playdough possibilities! The Imagination Tree website gave us ideas for playdough storytelling.
You can try making 1 apple, 2 pears, 3 plums… How many of the caterpillar’s vegetables can you make from playdough at home?
And once you’ve made all those tasty vegetables, you’ll have to make a very Very Hungry caterpillar to eat them all!
Catch up with a dancing Pudsey to find out how much we raised for Children in Need. Find out who our special visitor from the North Pole was. Learn the words to our favourite Dinosaur Song or a recipe for making playdough at home! It’s all in the PolkaDots newsletter!!
This term at Cresswood PolkaDots we’ve been learning all about Dinosaurs!!
We learnt a song about Dinosaurs and it goes like this…
We know they come in all shapes and sizes but mostly they’re really, reaaaallly BIG!
Shhhhh!! Can you hear the sleigh bells ringing?
To get ready for Christmas, Polkadots is doing its very own Makaton Advent Calendar! Every day we’ll post a sign on our Facebook page. Kath will teach you songs and rhymes and show you how to use your new signs!
Will you be able to learn them all and complete our Makaton Advent Challenge?? To help you get ready, here’s a warm-up round!
Can you guess the sign for Reindeer???
There’s information on how we’re making the nursery Covid secure, introduction to new staff members, results from our parent survey and even a recipe for banana pancakes!