Nursery Handbook 18-19

THANK YOU very much for all your support with the raffle.  We raised 

£110.00 for the nursery.


What we are learning in Nursery


We have had lots of fun with our Buddies.  During break times, helping us in our nursery and playing in our garden.  Thank you for such lovely memories and looking forward to making lots more in August.



N4 transition morning in P1 with Miss Passmore

Max-“We were chasing the seagulls at playtime.”

Yasmine-“I was making friends with the new girl.”

Mairi-“We were making masks. I made a tiger. It was very hard.”



We are learning about how to look after our teeth



We are learning about the life cycle of the caterpillar by observing our own caterpillars.





Sports Day 2019



We are learning about the the job of a firefighter


‘When a fire engine has to go on a special mission to save someone it’s called a call out.’  Ivy

‘When the fireman get a call out to save the cat.’ Kate

‘You can call if there is a fire on the roof and they’ll use their ladder and spray to put it out .’ Noah

‘The water comes from the tank at the back of the fire engine.’  Isabella

‘They use the hose to put out the fire.’  Mairi

‘I saw the water coming from the hose.’  Hallie

I watched the fire engine.  I saw a big hose.’  Lucas

‘They had 2 hoses.’  Lyall

‘The firemen put on the blue lights but not the siren.’  Murray B

‘Flashing lights.’  Robin

‘I did the hose.’  Meredith

‘The flashing lights and siren let the cars know that their there so they don’t crash.’  Aleena



We are creating an allotment and digging a hole for our birdbath in the nursery garden.




We are planting sunflowers




We are exploring our nursery garden and surrounding area to discover various plants and are learning how they grow.




We are learning about Easter 


‘People were angry because they wanted to be King.’ – Imogen

‘The angry guys kidnapped him.’ – Maisie F

‘Jesus was the King.’ – Aleena

‘Jesus died.’ – Imogen

‘He was alive.’ – Noah

Mairi is surprised by the stone moving.

Ivy was surprised to see Jesus alive.

‘I am strong enough to move the stone.’ – Olivia

‘Kidnapping him because they want to be King.’ – Max


We are learning that physical activity helps to keep are bodies healthy.



We are exploring money. 



We are learning about how different kinds of foods in our nursery cafe and how it can help keep us be healthy. 



We are celebrating World Book Day with our P6 buddies. 



We are learning about our growing bodies and learning the correct names for the different parts.

Aleena’s Mum came to talk to us about how a doctor helps us look after our body.


What we know about our bodies;

Noah- “When you get super duper duper hurt all the bones come out of you.”

Kate- “Your skin.”

Max- “It doesn’t have hair because its a skeleton.”

Aleena- “Lungs breath in, breath out.”

Mairie- “You have bones.”

Maisie F- “Everybody has a heart, it beeps, it goes in and out.”



We are learning about the Chinese New Year through art, music, dance and food.



We are learning about how a vet looks after animals.  Sarah, the vet, came to visit us and tell us about her job.



We are having fun in the snow.



We are celebrating Robert Burns



We are learning about shapes through games, art and songs.  We are exploring shapes in our Nursery environment. 



We all had fun at our Christmas party with dancing, eating, playing games and meeting Santa.


We delivered the gifts we collected for Mission Christmas Cash for Kids to MFR. We are learning about our community and how we can help others.



We are learning about the Christmas story and this is what we know.

Noah-“The 3 wise men brought presents for the baby.”

Maisie F-“Baby Jesus was cute.”

Maisie M-“The angel came to tell people about the baby.”

Kyle-“The Kings followed a star.”

Mason-“Mary and Joseph.”

Mairi-“They got on a donkey.”

Alfie-“and the baby was in there (manger).”

Kaiden knew about the Angel character and Fern knew about Mary and Joseph.

Kate-“Baby Jesus!”






We had a visit from the Oral Health Educator  DSC08772.JPG

This is what we know about keeping our teeth healthy

Isabella– ‘Brushing cleans away the germs.’         Maisie F– ‘Brush so you don’t get cavities                                                                                                               which are plaque monsters.’

Kyle– ‘We brush so we don’t get germs.’          Connie showed how she brushes her teeth.

Lily– ‘Mummy helps me brush my teeth.’


We are learning about the St Andrew flag





We had a parade





We are finding out and learning about the planets in our solar system











































We are reading the story of Goldilocks and the 3 Bears and exploring the characters and events in the story.

I enjoy exploring events and characters in stories and other texts, sharing my thoughts in different ways.  LIT 0-01c