A couple of weeks, ago some of our younger children graduated from our baby area, Bouncing Bunnies, into the Happy Hedgehog Garden full time. Before they graduated, we started reading and discussing the international bestseller book The Colour Monster, which helps young readers identify emotions and feel more in control by using colours. They learnt certain emotions are linked to different colours, with yellow representing happiness, blue - sad, green - clam, red - anger, pin
This afternoon the children skipped over to the polytunnel to help harvest corn they’ve watched grow from tiny seedlings. After uprooting them the children as a team carried whole plants out to the gravel area then discussed, looked, and felt the roots of the corn that helped it grow whilst keeping its stalk upright. The children then helped to rip the corn cobs from the stalks, once all the corn cobs were removed, we played pass the parcel. With music playing the children pa
Choosing firefighters as our topic, the children learned all about fire. We discussed the feeling on our skin when we are near a fire or something hot and the risks of being burned. We talked about the importance of firefighters extinguishing large fires and rescuing people trapped in a burning area. “Fireman” shriek the children with joy as Richie, our handyman and former firefighter, walked in with his firefighter uniform on to discuss with the children his experience as a
The 21st-century space race has taken off with Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos showing their might by launching themselves into space this year, but there is another contender on the scene that’s name is not Elon but Arbor Green. The children of Arbor Green have begun their transit to astronauts whilst becoming experts in planets and star constellations in our solar system. To equip them for their epic journey into space, the children have gathered knowledge about each planet.
After a well-deserved break, our relaxed athletes were back and ready to compete on day 1 of week 2 Arbor Green Olympics starting at the imaginary diving pool. After enthusiastically learning about diving as an Olympic sport and getting inspiration from Tom Daley and Matty Lee, the children partook in a diving competition, competing against and judging their peers on who could jump to make the smallest splash. We spoke about ways we could use our bodies to create little to no
For the last two weeks, the world has watched, cheered and gasped as athletes from every part of the globe came together to compete on the biggest sporting stage at the Tokyo Olympics. Fully embracing the Olympic spirit, the children of Arbor Green have been learning and competing in their very own Olympic sports, showcasing the future of sporting talent coming out of Scotland. WEEK 1 Day 1 of Arbor Green Olympics saw the children participating in rhythmic gymnastics and tabl
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