The children have been using different media to create self portraits this week. They looked at a variety of portraits by different artists and talked about the ones that they liked. They then had a go at making their own portrait using paints, loose materials and pens. The children then made
All the staff at Harlow Green would like to wish families a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, We know that the children will have a great time over the next two weeks with Santa bringing them a range of presents but we also know that they will enjoy having the quality time with their loved ones.
Today, both morning and afternoon Nursery were visited by Chrissy Milburn from Gateshead Library. She came in to talk to the children about the Bookstart packs that she had brought in for them to take home. The children listened to a story from the Bookstart pack and Chrissy also read a very spe
The views of parents/carers are essential in evaluating our current work and shaping the way in which we develop our future practice at Harlow Green. Consequently, we would appreciate it if you could complete the survey which has been provided to your child (or can be downloaded below) and return
At Nursery, the children enjoy singing rhymes and songs every single day! To celebrate ‘National Nursery Rhyme Week’ the children have been doing lots of activities linked to their favourite rhymes. We started the week by writing a list of our favourite rhymes and then discussed activities tha
This week the children have been finding out about bears. They enjoyed looking at a non-fiction text on the interactive board about different types of bears. The children were particularly interested in polar bears so we set up an arctic scene in the water tray. The children were fascinated to
This week at nursery, the children have been excited to talk about their experiences of bonfire night. We talked about fireworks and created our own firework pictures using marbles dipped in paint to roll across our pictures. We made a pretend bonfire outside and ate marshmallows that we pretend
The boys and girls at Nursery have been doing lots of Halloween related activities this week. On Wednesday, they came to Nursery dressed in Halloween costumes. We shared lots of stories including ‘Meg and Mog’ stories, ‘Room on a Broom’ and ‘What’s in the Witches Kitchen’. The children were fa