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29th September 2020

The Hungry Caterpillar

At Duchess Nursery we have ‘topic of the month’ and recently it was healthy eating which led us to choose the book, The Hungry Caterpillar, introducing the letter C. Activities that took place over this topic time included making little caterpillars on leaves, using cotton wool, baking caterpillar shaped cakes, […]
29th September 2020

A Trip To The Market

We like to go on lots of trips, and the children always love going shopping. On a recent trip we decided to go vegetable shopping, and in preparation the children were all given a small whiteboard to create their own shopping list. Using vegetable flashcards of broccoli, cabbage, carrots, potatoes […]
29th September 2020

Covid-19

Although we were very sad to not have the children in our Nursery during the lockdown, Duchess kept in touch with our children. On a very successful zoom call with a group of children and parents, we read Supertato (a big favourite!) and the children chose some songs to sing, […]
29th September 2020

Themed Play

We are so lucky to have such a fabulous treehouse and soft play area which we often turn into a theme. Most recently we used the current pandemic as an opportunity to create a giant dolls house with lots of emergency vehicles around the treehouse and Lego to represent the […]