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The movement room is officially open!!!

One of our little ones has officially declared our new ‘Movement Room’ open today by cutting the ribbon…We thought you’d like a sneaky peek into this newly revamped space. Steph, and several other Jolly helpers, have been busy redecorating the whole room and it has been repurposed into a Movement Room for our children to …

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Autumn Feels!

Lovely Lauren has been busy getting creative to enhance her children’s play…. Look at these lovely hedgehogs she’s made to add to the autumnal light table in her room. We think they are super cute. Why not have a go and make some at home with your little one, you can go on a stone …

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Joining in the fun!

And this is why we working in the Early Years… Ellison demonstrates perfectly what interacting with our children is all about – it can literally lead us anywhere… This morning the request was mostly ‘Giddy up!’ from her children!! The sensory room took on an even giddier turn than usual this morning… xxxx

Whoa… steady now!!

Building/stacking with arches… now there’s a challenge if ever we saw one?!One little one was so very determined to create his structure and it was going up, up, up! He persevered, and pulled THE best concentration faces at times too, as he carefully manoeuvred the pieces to create the clear structure that was in his …

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Silly short showers…

What do you do when you’re suited and booted and the rain stops?!You get out the hosepipe and get VERY wet indeed!! We have adored splashing in puddles, listening to the pitter patter pitter as we danced under our umbrellas and generally loved getting each other soaking wet… Jade proved to be a pro with …

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Cooking up a treat…

We wonder if your meals over the weekend will be quite as delicious as those created recently in our mud kitchen?!One little one mixed, poured, scooped and scraped as he created his very own banquet outside… DINGing it in the microwave before finally serving up for his friends!! Mmmmmm delicious Sooooooo many skills were being …

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mark making

Stretching, scribbling and strengthening as we make marvellous marks!! Our youngest babies have been exploring their mark making capabilities as they doodled on a HUGE piece of paper spread across the floor. Being on the floor enables their bodies to be truly free to move… they can crawl and stretch as they change positions and …

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‘It’s just like a giant iPad…’

Our interactive screen is popular with our oldest children. It is a great way for them to develop their mathematical concepts, their understanding of letters and sounds, their knowledge of rhyme, their listening skills and ability to follow instructions, their sequencing skills, their ability to share resources with their friends as they take it in …

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Peekaboo we see you!!

One little one was so happy to climb, slide, hide and explore as she showed off her amazing physical skills and her super confident attitude!!She was proud of her achievements as she manoeuvred herself and navigated her way around the soft play assault course.It is so very important for all our children to test their …

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Choooooo Choooooo

One room’s obsession with trains continues… no walk to the train station today, but the next best thing…Katie and Jade and some of the children created the HUGEST train track in the room and then had so much fun developing play further together We just love following our children’s interests at Jollies as the play, …

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