Cotmanhay Infant and Nursery School

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Autumn Term 1 - September - October

Autumn 1

September - October

Welcome back!


We've had a lovely summer break and it's great to welcome back all our children and families and help settle our new friends in at Cubs.


Nursery Rhymes 



This week the children have been singing some of their favourite nursery rhymes. They have also learnt some Makaton signs to support their learning and understanding of these songs. We have also had fun using the musical instruments and exploring how sounds are made. 



This week we learned about Harvest and food. We enjoyed making bread, it tasted yummy! 
We listened to the story ‘Rosie’s Walk’ and we explored the nursery showing our understanding of prepositions ‘over’ ‘under’ ‘through’ ‘behind’.



The children loved going on a Autumn leaf hunt. They found leaves, twigs and conkers. We then used the items they collected in different activities over the week.




At Cubs the children enjoyed the story 'WOW said the Owl'. We enjoyed lots of activities exploring the different colours.They learnt the Makaton signs for the different colours. We made a lovely display using their handprints.