This Term's Themes

Spring Term
Weeks commencing 9th and 16th January 2017: Numbers - we will be concentrating on the recognition and use of numbers 1-10 for the older children and numbers 1-3 for the 2 year olds. We will be playing counting games, drawing numbers in creative/art activities and looking at matching number and quantity correctly.

Week commencing 23rd January 2017 - Chinese New Year - We will celebrate Chinese New Year (Year of the Rooster) with the children.

Week commencing 30th January 2017 - Winter - we will be looking at the season of winter! This will include various art activities depicting winter, reading stories relating to winter and play activities also relating to this topic. We will be making bird feeders to sustain the birds over the winter.

Week commencing 6th February - Valentine's Day - we will be making Valentine's Day cards.

Please note we break up for half term on Friday 10th February and return on Monday 20th February 2017.

Week commencing 20th February: Hibernating Animals/Birds Following on from our Winter topic we will be looking at animals that hibernate for the winter to include hedgehogs, squirrels, mice. We will also be learning about a variety of British birds. Week commencing 27th February: Pancake Day/Shrove Tuesday - We will learn about the beginning of Lent. Weeks commencing 6th March and 13th March: Easter We will be doing a variety of Easter arts and crafts as well as baking some Easter treats. Week commencing 20th March - Mother's Day A very important day to celebrate! We will be preparing cards and gifts for Mother's Day. Week commencing 27th March - Easter We will be finishing off our Easter arts and crafts. We break up for Easter on Friday 31st March 2017 and return on Wednesday 19th April 2017.

On Thursday 30th March, we will be having an Easter party. Each child must wear an Easter bonnet to the party to be made by themselves at home! The party will include an Easter egg hunt, egg rolling competition and a variety of party games. This is open to all children who attend Tansor Playgroup and not just those who attend on a Thursday. Normal opening times of 9am until 12 noon.

We welcome any topic related items to be brought in by the children for "show and tell".