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Acorns - Colchester, St John's

In Squirrels (our 2 year olds) and Owls (our 3-5 year olds), children have free access between purposefully set up indoor and outdoor areas, supporting their developing needs and growing independence.

Creative Activities

  • Craft resources

  • Construction

  • Developmental movement play

  • Music

  • Role play

  • Sand & water play

Classroom Area

The classroom area is set aside for quieter activities, including:

  • Free access to activities that support children's developing independence, care of themselves and encouraging fine motor control (such as threading or pouring)

  • Sensorial activities that prepare children for early maths and literacy

  • Exploration of the wider world and early science

  • Early Maths and Literacy activities

The Outdoors

Children are able to choose to be outdoors to work each day.

  • There are playtime resources such as cars, trikes, hoops etc.

  • We enjoy regular walks to neighbouring areas.

  • Outdoor activities include growing things and wildlife experiences

  • Regular Forest School activities will take place from Autumn 2018


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All images with children are used with parental permission.

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