Our Advent calendars are ready which means the festive season is here! For many of our children this will be the first time they experience “Christmas” an exciting time, but with so many new words and changes in routine it can also be a bewildering time. We will use this opportunity tohelp them “Grow” their Read More
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Following Easter Bunny & Easter Egg Hunt activities the children continued to enjoy Hide & Seek Games with much chatter about rabbits including Peter Rabbit. Some of the children have received the Peter Rabbit book as their first Imagination Library Book. We have shared the book , chatted about the Pater Rabbit TV programme on Read More
Simple Easter Holiday activities with Humpty Dumpty to engage and develop Attention, Listening & Language Learning ! Much more than just a Nursery Rhyme! Listening and Attention- These are really important skills for our young children to develop Let you children listen to the rhyme and when they are familiar with it let them fill Read More
With just a week to go to ….. we are now ready for the ICAN Chatterbox Challenge 2016. We have used our ICAN #Chatterbox Challenge pack to help us plan a fun family Party session suitable for our very young Chatterbox Baby and Toddlers 🙂 To register for your pack visit www.chatterboxchallenge.org.uk Any party is Read More
We have been keen supporters of ICAN and the Chatterbox challenge since 2004. Having supported many families and children with speech and language difficulties over the last 30 years and having a daughter with complex speech and language difficulties who benefited greatly from her placement at an ICAN school, we are always keen to support Read More
Our Pumpkin Play started with a shopping experience! Which pumpkin would we choose? Which are pumpkins and which are not? We love these Munchkin Pumpkins! A great word to try and say! So many orange fruit and veg! Try this great colour song where colours are talked about in a meaningful context! “What is Read More
Following on from our last Autumnal post we have been out and about on lots of Autumn adventures and leaf hunts. Last week in our Growing Talk groups Mikey shared all the different sorts of leaves he had found some had long stems, some had none. There were wet leaves , dry leaves, crunchy, scrunchy Read More
Scrunch, Crunch, Crackle ! What an amazing season for “Growing Talk” Who can resist jumping and kicking in the leaves ? What else will your children notice when they are out and about? Will it be sticks and trees, the amazing colours, the leaves, discovering a Horse Chestnut tree and cracking open conkers, or Read More
I wish, I wish…. all started after we shared a fabulous book Starlight Sailor by James Mayhew and Jackie Morris
It’s been a busy summer for Mikey and his friends! New experiences with lots of giggles and squeals.
Do you remember discovering and playing with your shadow for the first time?
We have been watching the story of our tiny caterpillars unfold in front of us by growing our very own butterflies here at home 🙂
The Big Butterfly Count – Mikey has been out this week helping to spot and count different butterflies.
The Summer holidays are finally here! 6 weeks can feel like a long time!