Flying Start @ Redruth Explore Breakfast Sensory Play!

Flying Start @ Redruth Explore Breakfast Sensory Play!

The Day Nursery children at Flying Start @ Redruth have been exploring breakfast sensory plays, to link in with their Goldilocks and the three bears theme!

Before getting stuck in, the children listened to the story of Goldilocks and they talked about the bears porridge being too hot or too cold… and then they went off and mixed their own sticky porridge!

“Aah, this porridge is just right!”

Flying Start @ Redruth Practise Their Maths Skills!

Flying Start @ Redruth Practise Their Maths Skills! 

In pre-school at Flying Start @ Redruth, the children have been exploring their newly developed maths area!

They’ve been exploring shapes, sorting colours, and counting lots of different objects!

The pre-school children have engaged really well and really improved their numeracy skills, working together in the new area and they  have loved using the new resources!

Flying Start @ Redruth Explore ‘Tinkering’ Woodwork Sets!

Flying Start @ Redruth Explore ‘Tinkering’ Woodwork Sets!

The pre-school children at Flying Start @ Redruth have been using and exploring their special woodwork kits!

The children put all their special protective kit on, and absolutely loved exploring all the different materials they could use to make their very own creation.

The children loved using their hammer and were super proud to take their creations home!

Flying Start @ Redruth Explore ‘All About Me’!

Flying Start @ Redruth Explore ‘All About Me’! 

Pre-school at Flying Start @ Redruth have been exploring their new theme of ‘All About Me’…

The children have drawn their own faces using mirrors, and the special pictures are going up onto display!

They have also had a great time looking at all the different objects in the ‘Chatty Box’- there are lots of different object in there that help the children to talk about themselves to their friends.

They’ve also painted their own family portraits!

Great work, Redruth!

Flying Start Managers Go On Annual Away Day!

Flying Start Managers Go On Annual Away Day!

The Managers from all of our Flying Start Nurseries got together in Wadebridge for their annual Away Day!

This is a chance for all the managers to train together, enhance and improve areas of their professional practice, and get creative with trying a new skill or activity…

This year, they did a sculpting workshop with acclaimed local sculptor Richard Austin.

They all got stuck in and had a go at crafting these fantastic big clay heads!

Thank you to Richard for the expertise during the workshop, and well done to our managers for their amazing efforts. Thank you also to all our customers and families, for understanding the importance of our annual training day – so that our managers can inspire and lead!

Flying Start Team Leaders Train & Get Creative on Annual Away Day!

Flying Start Team Leaders Train & Get Creative on Annual Away Day!

The Team Leaders from all of our Flying Start nurseries had a great time on their Annual Away Day… it is a chance for all of our team leaders to get together and train, develop and enhance their practice, as well as try something new or creative!

The Team Leaders got the opportunity to work with local artist Charlie Pollard to explore print techniques, and get creative!

It was a great day of learning and discovery for all – which they will be bringing back to their nurseries to cascade and inspire others!

Flying Start @ Redruth Have Fun With Bubbles & A Water Run!

Flying Start @ Redruth Have Fun With Bubbles & A Water Run!

The pre-schoolers at Flying Start @ Redruth have been having lots of fun outside in the garden, enjoying the summery weather!

They have been building their very own water runs, using the apple trees and buckets to help them do this!

Through trial and error they figured out the best way to build their masterpiece…and then had great fun playing with it!

The children have also been able to help themselves to bubbles outside this summer, which are attached on near the big tree trunks… here they are blowing lots and lots of different sized bubbles for all of their friends to POP!

Great fun had by all!

Flying Start @ Redruth Learn About Lifeguard Safety Flags!

Flying Start @ Redruth Pre-Schoolers Learn About Lifeguard Safety Flags!
The pre-schoolers at Flying Start @ Redruth have been learning all about how to keep themselves safe on the beach this summer…
As part of learning about what the lifeguard flags mean, they’ve even made their own doing some cutting & sticking!
Great work learning about beach safety in a fun way, Redruth!

Flying Start @ Redruth Pre-School Bake A Carrot Cake!

Flying Start @ Redruth Pre-School Bake A Delicious Carrot Cake!
The pre-school children at Flying Start @ Redruth decided that they wanted to bake their own cake for their lunchtime dessert… and after lots of discussion, they decided to make a carrot cake!
They learned about all of the steps to making the carrot cake, and all had a go at mixing the ingredients in… they were fascinated to find out that lots and lots of real grated carrot goes into the cake!
Delicious!

Flying Start @ Redruth’s New Outdoor Decking!

Flying Start @ Redruth’s Decking Is Being Put To Good Use!

The babies and toddlers at Flying Start @ Redruth have been enjoying the good weather and their new garden area, with lots of outdoor sensory play…

With the weather having been so warm, the children have been cooling off with lots of splashing, pouring, floating, filling and of course emptying nice cold water on their toes!