Forest School 2018
Children in the nursery have the opportunity to take part in a five week forest school programme which involves a trip out to Herrington Country Park Woodland area. All children in the three year old provision will have the chance to participate over the next school year. Green group children are first to go to the woods.
The children will be learning various new skills linked to the prime areas of learning through adult led activities such as making collections, trail markings, den building, playing hide and seek and much more.
Language and Communication
Develop and learn new vocabulary. (Verbs)
Develop listening and attention skills.
Responding to simple and more complex instructions.
Listening to others in small groups and 1-1.
Using the language of size, positioning and direction.
Develop new concepts in, on, under, over.
Notice shapes and patterns in the environment.
Move with confidence around obstacles and challenging terrain.
Gross motor planning.
Climbing with confidence and developing skills.
Fine motor skills– getting dressed, helping with fastenings and zips.
Being healthy and active.
Understanding the World
Develop an understanding g of growth and decay.
Exploring our beyond space.
Talk about why things happen in our natural world.
Notice features in the environment.