Trotwood dough

Today the children made dough from ingredients they chose. The trickiest thing was mixing all the ingredients to get the right consistency. A lot of adding of of extra flour and water went… Continue reading

A giant castle

Today the children made a giant castle in the sand pit. We dug for ages until our fingers met to make tunnels and we even had a train track outside to bring visitors.

Floating and sinking

Today we had a look at and feel of several objects to decide what they were made of. Then the children predicated whether they thought they would sink or float. We even managed… Continue reading


Exploring our environment using all our senses.                       

We are back with a bang

Welcome back after our half term rest. The children have all come back happy and ready to learn. Our topic this half term is  Dig it.                

Stay ‘n’ play

What a fantastic start to stay and play. It was great to see so many parents today. (We do understand it’s hard to get time off work). We ran a small maths group… Continue reading

Enjoying our new listening station.

The children have been singing along to number songs, learning new action rhymes and listening to the story of the hungry caterpillar read by Eric Carle himself. They have been learning how to… Continue reading

Trotwood Assembly

Thank you so much for making such wonderful costumes. The children were so confident and excited. It was a pleasure to see them performing so well in front of such a large audience. … Continue reading

Glitter writing

The children have been really enjoying making marks in the blue glitter. This is a fantastic way to practice the movements necessary to make controlled marks such as letters and detailed drawings. To… Continue reading

Getting super fit

The British Heart Foundation suggests children between the ages of 2 and 4 need three hours of physical activity a day. “Children of pre-school age who are capable of walking unaided should be… Continue reading