Entries by Aurezza Dunque

Room on the Broom

Pre-School the story of the week was ‘Room on the Broom’. We did lots of investigating and team work activities. The poor witches broom was broken, and the children had to decide how to repair it and get it back to her using any of the materials they had available. We even made our own potions […]

Busy Busy little people

Pre-School made the most delicious chocolate/ marshmallow/ cake mmm (not much made it home). Our little girls have been loving their babies and are fabulous at feeding them. The gloop in the toddler room has been a HUGE hit.

Our Tadpole have Legs

Been a very exciting start to the week, our tadpoles have grown into the cutest little frogs!!   We also had a visit from a giant Land snail which everyone loved seeing. Our ‘piggies’ Butternut and Percy have loved visiting the rooms for treats and cuddles this week, and in the Toddler Room Finn said […]

Sunshine, shaving foam & …. tadpoles

Here at Monkey Puzzle we have really been enjoying the start of Spring. Pre-School turned their water play into a tadpole pond. We have been learning all about how our little guys are going to turn into frogs, and we check them everyday to see if they have any legs yet. toddlers & Babies have […]

Easter Fun Day

On the 31st March 2015, Monkey Puzzle Irthlingborough held an Easter Fun day in aid of a fantastic Charity – Heart link, who help families with children who have congenital heart diseases or defects. The turn out at our fun day was fantastic and our fun day was a huge success raising a total donation […]

Baby Action

Our Baby room have been really busy over the last few weeks. We made some lovely 4 leaf clovers for St Paddy’s day, had anamazing ‘rainbow’ play in our coloured pasta and have been role playing feeing our own babies …..Click to see a larger image.

Its all about the ‘piggies’

All of the children have really been enjoying looking after, playing with and feeding Butternut & Percy. Today the Toddler and Preschool rooms helped set up the ‘Piggies’ outdoor hutch. Sorting their food, straw, sawdust and hay.The children have also been painting Guinea Pig pictures.           …..Click to see a larger image.

Pre-School Story of the Week

…..Click to see a larger image. This week Pre-school are reading ‘ Goldilocks & the 3 bears’. We have had great (but SUPER messy) time playing in some awesome smelling chocolate cornflour, made some purple porridge play dough, re-enacted the story with teddies & props,  and worked on our cutting, writing, sticking and sequencing skills.

Kung Hei Fat Choy (Happy New Year)!

Kung Hei Fat Choy! Kung Hei Fat Choy… which means Happy New Year! This year is the  ‘Year of the Goat’ and we have started our celebrations…. we have been doing some Chinese writing & painting, looking at China on a big map, re-creating and building our own Great Wall of China, eating tasty Chinese […]