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What a wonderful surprise…

One of our lovely parents brought in this gorgeous sweet treat for us today… we hadn’t even realised, but today is ‘National thank a teacher day’ What a lovely thing for us to receive and Team Jollies are truly feeling thankful and appreciated (…..and very, very excited for our lunch breaks now too!! ) We …

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Curioser and Curioser…

Ellison set up an investigation station in Cheeky Monkeys and it certainly piqued her children’s interest and sparked their curiosity. There were many things to explore and our children used the magnifying glasses to see things in a very different light. They investigated the giant magnets… …. Which things would the magnets pick up? Why …

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The possibilities of a box….

After a recent huge delivery Stephen found a way to get creative with the very last of the cardboard boxes. He imaginatively created a fun game involving said box and some balls! His children then worked together to try and get the coloured balls to fall down into the holes that he had made. How …

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Story Bus

This morning Sally and Colin brought the story bus to Jollies. We visited it in small groups to have a singsong with Sally, accompanied by Colin on his guitar. We then chose stories to share with each other or on our own in the story den holes. We loved this as we absolutely LOVE books …

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A real love of reading…

Whether it be snuggling and sharing a group story with Evie or getting lost in a little book moment all by ourselves our children simply adore books here at Jollies!! The magic of books definitely permeates our very being here at Jollies Xxxx

Five trains and a helicopter!!!!!

As transport was currently a huge favourite in Natalie and Evie’s room and their children were always spotting different modes of transport out of their room’s huge window they decided to pop over the road to see some real trains!!!! They went on a lovely walk to the train station where they talked about what …

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Soft play… YAY!!!!!!!…. Climb and build away

Recently Possums had a fabulous morning exploring their soft play!!! A tunnel had been created by the grownups for everyone to travel through which they absolutely loved. However, once the tunnel had been knocked over quite a few of them then loved to sit on one of the soft play pieces and rock backwards and …

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The wonderful world outside our window

This morning Possums were being super observant and were obsessed with looking out of their room’s HUGE window!! They saw lots of interesting things going on; from Tracey weeding, to the wonderful ‘Woodlesford in Bloom’ volunteer planting up our Jolly pots! They were all VERY interested and wanted to see even more closely for themselves!!! …

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Lost in their own little world together…

These little ones had been busy playing at the windowsill for a long period of time and they were so immersed in their play that they had no idea Stephen had been sat nearby and had been busy observing their actions and interactions!! They were so very focused and engrossed upon their imaginative play with …

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I’m spinning around….

Spin, spin, spin, spin and spin!!! Some of us just love to spin in Terrific Twos and so Sian bought us a new exciting spinning fish chair that enables us to spin around and around and around just by using our body control! This piece of apparatus is great for encouraging core strength and balance …

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