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Sandy fingers and sandy toes…

We love learning through our play as we discover the amazing possibilities of a sand pit… It could be a sandpit we stand at, or a HUGE one we sit in, but the outcome for both is simple… it’s simply AMAZING to explore in!! Xxxx

Captured in dough

Emma couldn’t smile wide enough this morning when one of her little ones captured her image in playdough… we think that the likeness is uncanny!! (It’s definitely all in the smile) xxxx

Flower Power

This little one really wanted to create a flower so she set to at the craft table within her room to create… She used her skills well to draw, cut, paint AND use tape to create her beautiful flower independently with great focus and attention to detail throughout. Creative ways and determined days spent blossoming …

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It’s that time of year again………

We are starting to say goodbye to our amazing school leavers and it’s such a bittersweet time, as we know they are ready for this next exciting step, but it’s a real wrench to let them go as we’ve shared so many memories together along the way… We received this lovely goodbye message from a …

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A peaceful moment….

After a VERY busy morning this little one took herself over to the book area and laid herself down to look through a book… Moments of calm and relaxation are just as important as very active learning experiences and we love that our children are soooooo at ease in our home-from-home environment that they can …

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An unusual perspective!!

Creating awe and wonder as the clouds moving, the birds flying, the leaves swaying in the sky above and many, many other interesting things were explored by looking down in the mirror below!! Simply fascinating to see the world from this perspective… and the added bonus?! … It was when our little ones noticed their …

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The shiniest of all the treasure…

This was the invitation to play waiting for Cheeky Monkeys recently within their room… Their curiosity was definitely sparked, their interest was piqued and their explorations began!! The next minute imaginations were sparkling brighter than the treasures being investigated. At Jollies we like to ignite the spark and then watch the fires of learning burn …

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Our lovely canal

Yet again this beautiful location, situated right on our nursery’s doorstep, provided adventure and amazingness. Our little Possums loved to feed the ducks, say hello (and pose!) with the Gruffalo, munch some snack, look at the boats and dogs and people and take in everything else they could see around them as they strolled and …

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Our Jolly Secret Mission

We love a secret mission and whilst outside Free-Flow have been excellent explorers and they’ve been on a few!! This Jolly team had to find the hidden ladybirds, save the princesses, do a hoola and they even had to race to the aeroplane… Oh….and then they had to spot the giant giraffe inside too. It …

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You are my sunshine

Inspired by the glorious weather that we’d been having at the time (and also linked to her children’s current fascination with all things space themed!) Laura set up a creative learning opportunity whereby her children could develop their fine motor skills to create their very own sunshine masterpiece. This activity was messy, but yet not …

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