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25th March 2019

Our adventure to the allotment

Our adventure to the allotment……. Today the children enjoyed a visit to our allotment which is just a short walk away from nursery, the children excitedly talked about what they could see and hear along the way – a firm […]

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Transient Art – Art that can be moved

7th March 2019

Transient Art – Art that can be moved

Transient Art While some of our children went on our weekly visit to Hilltop Care Home this morning we set up a transient art invitation to play for the children who stayed at nursery. Transient art is non-permanent, constantly evolving […]

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World Book Day

6th March 2019

World Book Day

As you are all aware here at Kirkgate Childcare we don’t put a big emphasis on children/parents having to buy new costumes or feel they have to dress up for events such as World Book Day…. We celebrate over the […]

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Enhancing Learning – Visiting The Orchard

1st March 2019

Enhancing Learning – Visiting The Orchard

To fit in with the childrens interest in exploring fruit today we visited the orchard, armed with our new gardening kits we walked to the Orchard listening to different sounds in the environment and ticking off what we could see […]

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Exploring Fruit

1st March 2019

Exploring Fruit

Our mindful practitioners tune into the children and react to their interests so today when the children were exploring the fruit we added some magnifying glasses to the table which gave the children the opportunity to explore the fruit in […]

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Meaningful Technology

20th February 2019

Meaningful Technology

How we use technology in a meaningful and purposeful way……….. You may think that we are totally technology free at Kirkgate Childcare…… and you would be right in the sense that we don’t have the traditional iPads or smart boards […]

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