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Browsing Archive: April, 2013

Our week

Posted by Lynn Newman on Sunday, April 28, 2013, In : Topics 
What a busy week we have had..
On Monday morning Poppets children looked at the Hungry Caterpillar book, wrote shopping lists and went off to the market to buy all the fruit that the caterpillar ate over the week to have for our snacks. In the afternoon we made caterpillars from tissue circles.
On Tuesday we made bread as a reminder of the Little Red Hen Story. We discovered that yeast  and warmth makes the bread rise and although it takes a long time to cook it is worth waiting for. we made a ...
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The seed song

Posted by Lynn Newman on Saturday, April 20, 2013, In : Topics 
the tune is  The Farmer's in his Den
The seed is in the ground
The seed is in the ground                 ( make a fist for the seed)

Ee-Oh watch it grow, the seed is in the ground

The seed grows a root ....                 ( little finger points down for a root)

The seed grows a shoot ....        ( thumb points up for shoot)

The seed grows a stalk ....        ( use other hand to be a stalk)

The stalk grows some leaves ....  ( wiggle fingers)
The plant grows a flower .. ( thumbs under chin fingers m...
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Our week at Poppets

Posted by Lynn Newman on Saturday, April 20, 2013, In : Topics 
Thank you for all your kind comments about our lovely updated room!
We have been making the most of having washable flooring with lots of messy activities to start off the summer term.
Poppets children have enjoyed role playing the story of the little red hen this week planting seeds in soil, using flour to mark make and the play-dough to knead and "cook"  bread.  Your children were able to tell us the names of lots of different bread types.The one we liked best was Tesco bread for the freezer...
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Evaluating our practice

Posted by Lynn Newman on Thursday, April 18, 2013, In : Poppets News 
The Poppets team have been very busy completing our Ofsted sef document. As always we value your input and feedback in order to continually improve our practice. If anyone would like to read and feedback on our sef document please see Lynn for the standards, guidance notes and our draft document. Thank you
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Sports Morning

Posted by Lynn Newman on Thursday, April 18, 2013, In : Poppets News 
Our Fun Sports event and Charity Pedal Push morning will be Tuesday 21st May. We are hoping for some sunshine, if wet we will try the following morning.
Please meet us at Barrack road play park for 10 a.m with your choice of wheels as we pedal to raise money for child line and our link school St. Marks in Uganda and have lots of fun showing our mummies and daddies how super speedy we are.
As our children are really too young to understand the concept of "being sponsored"  for the bike ride we a...
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Toddle Waddle

Posted by Lynn Newman on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, In : Poppets News 
Sadly we have decided to Postpone our toddle waddle and picnic until we see some warmer weather and can really enjoy the event.
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Spring and Growing

Posted by Lynn Newman on Sunday, April 14, 2013, In : Topics 
This  week we will be thinking about Spring and growing. We shall be looking at the changes that  we can see to the trees and flowers, checking on the potatoes we planted before the holiday and sowing seeds to bring home after finding out what they will need to grow!

We have lovely green and yellow play dough to make daffodils to measure and will be out and about in the gardens looking for the tallest daffodil.

Our story is  The Little Red Hen............ who is very busy planting a seed she fo...
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Ready for the NEW TERM

Posted by Lynn Newman on Sunday, April 14, 2013, In : Poppets News 

Lynn, Lisa, Jo and Will have been very busy over the Easter break creating a new look for Poppets.
 Please come in to have a look!

A BIG thank you to Luke and Imogen's daddies for their help with moving furniture and to Ryley and his mummy for donating a lovely Thomas train for all the Poppets children to enjoy.

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Welcome to the Poppets Blog site

Posted by Lynn Newman on Monday, April 8, 2013, In : Poppets News 
Those of you who know me well  will be as amazed as I  that we now have a BLOG page for Poppets!!

Wonderful Will our ICT man has dragged me through the process bless him!

I am hoping to update this each weekend with news of activities we have covered in the week at Poppets, ideas for you to try at home and general news and events !

Please feed back your ideas for our topics ( the topic diary will be planned for the half term), activities your child enjoyed or would like to do more of !! ...
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