Natural Learning in Stover Country Park

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By | October 12th, 2018|Outdoor learning, Saplings' Blog, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Natural Learning in Stover Country Park

Magic potions

Today the Pre-School children created actual magic in our garden!             https://spark.adobe.com/page/l89VOXPyQHYa2/

By | May 22nd, 2018|Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Magic potions

Painting in the snow

Look at the fun the pre-school children had in the snow. https://spark.adobe.com/page/FVuZBSsI9TMHj/

By | March 28th, 2018|News, Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Painting in the snow

Natural Learning at Stover Country Park

On Wednesday 10th January Pre-School joined Hennock Toddlers for a Natural Learning Adventure in Stover Country Park. The session started with a song and dance to warm us up. We then played animal hide and seek. We shared a snack and some hot chocolate and soon started to feel much warmer. Whilst we were eating [...]

By | January 11th, 2018|News, Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Natural Learning at Stover Country Park

Santa Express

Sapling and Willow children went on a very special trip to visit Father Christmas. As we set of from Hennock it started to snow, this added to the magic of the occasion. When we arrived we boarded the Santa Express and had great fun looking for signs of Christmas. We were very excited by the [...]

By | January 11th, 2018|Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Santa Express

Natural Learning with Hennock Toddler Group

The morning started with us going on a stick hunt so we could build fire. Gin explained we had to look for dead sticks and we could identify them by snapping them or peeling back the bark to make sure it wasn't green. The children had to find ten sticks each, we used our Mathematical [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Natural Learning with Hennock Toddler Group

Muddy Maths Open Day

The day started with a Peter Rabbit themed treasure hunt, where the children searched the school garden for Natural items hidden by the cheeky squirrel Nutkin.  Luckily all the items were found and the day was saved! The children then enjoyed various activities including making muddy hand prints, painting with nature brushes, making magic potions, playing [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Muddy Maths Open Day

Natural Learning at Stover Country Park

On Wednesday morning the Pre-School joined Hennock Toddler group for a morning of Natural Learning fun at Stover Country Park. Gin Methley toddler group leader and level 3 forest school practitioner led the session.  The children enjoyed listening to the story of 'Mama Africa', making clay faces, bark rubbing and animal hide and seek.  [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Natural Learning at Stover Country Park

Preschool Graduation Day 2017

Preschool Graduation Day 2017 What an emotional day filled with excitement and joy. Words can't describe how proud all of the staff at Hennock Primary school felt when we watched the children during our graduation ceremony. It has truly been amazing to watch all of the Pre-school children blossom and we wish them the best [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Preschool Graduation Day 2017

Preschool visit to Drogo Castle

Saplings, Last week, the children enjoyed a fantastic day at Drogo Castle. The children explored the castle, compared the technology to modern day equipment, adventured through the secrete gardens and went on a mini beast hunt.  I was so impressed when a member of the public and the staff members at Drogo castle commented on [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|Saplings' Blog|Comments Off on Preschool visit to Drogo Castle