You can now support Woodchester Playgroup in just a few clicks! We've linked up with the newly launched Lucky Severn Lottery, dedicated to raising funds for the Stroud District. Tickets cost £1 each per week and 50% comes directly to us. Another 10% goes to helping other local causes, via Stroud District Council. This is such an easy yet effective way of fundraising for the playgroup, with the added bonus of prizes thrown into the mix! To read more about the lottery, please s
This week at playgroup we have spent most of the time outside in the sunshine. The children have been learning about the things plants need to grow. We have enjoyed lots of gardening and planting our own sunflower seeds. We have been 'human plants' using our bodies to grow, stretch and move. Also plenty of playdough, sand, water and mud kitchen play. This has been a great way to talk and learn about the world around us, understanding growth and changes in our environment.
We're going to the moon! This week at playgroup we have experimented with oil, food colouring and water to create some fabulous marble effect planets. We have been on an imaginary adventure to the moon. We put on our spacesuits and moved to 'moon music'. We saw shooting stars, aliens, meteors, mars and planet earth!!! We wrote our own playgroup space story and the children contributed their ideas. Outside we used straws to blow boats on the water and then we added bubble bath