January 2016 Roundup

Welcome to 2016!
Firstly we would like to say thank you to all our wonderful parents for being so supportive in 2015 and we hope to get your continued support to make this year another successful year for everyone at Monkey Puzzle Twickenham.  A warm welcome to the new families who are joining us this January.
Our New year e-newsletter has been sent out this week but if you prefer to have a paper copy , please let us know.

We have started this term with the Curriculum topic “People who help us”. Children are encouraged to think about people who help us at home, school and in the wider community and to take an interest and ask questions about the jobs and roles that those people have taken on.

We will be talking about and arranging visits from postmen, fire officers, nurses, doctors, teachers, dentists, bus drivers and builders.

January 18th – A PE teacher came to visit us today. We did lots of exercise and checked our heart beat increasing in speed the more we moved! We also talked about how to stay healthy and the importance of daily exercise. Overall the children had great fun!

January 22nd – This week we had a visit from a Primary school teacher. We talked about a teacher’s role and how they help children to learn and enjoy their time at school. We looked at the pictures of different schools and their playgrounds, as well as different uniforms. Our Preschoolers are very excited to start school in September.

January 29th -This week we have been talking about the role of the Police and how they help us. We made our very own police station in the nursery and had lots of fun with role- play. Not just that, we had a visit from Twickenham police yesterday. We all absolutely enjoyed their visit and had a great talk about Stranger Danger and Road Safety. We looked at their vehicles (a car and a van) as well as their shields and sticks.

 

December 2015 Roundup

December 2nd – Today is Christmas Jumper Day! We have made it a charity event for Cracker Jacks Charity. So far we have raised £32. Thank you so much to everyone for your donations.

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December 3rd – What a lovely afternoon we have had today! Proud parents, confident children,smiling faces and tearful eyes our annual Nativity play. We would like to say a big thank you to all the parents and Grandparents for joining us today to make it even more special.

December 15th – Today our little helpers are very busy in Santa’s work shop.

December 17th – Our children are looking forward to our Christmas party tomorrow. We will have lots of fun and games with Christmas party music, party food, refreshments and a very special guest from 5pm! All the parents are invited to join us on the day from 4pm. If your child doesn’t attend on Thursday, you are more than welcome to come and join us and celebrate Christmas together.

December 18th – Our Christmas party was a hit! Lots of fun with music, food, lots of presents from Father Christmas.Thank you once again to all the parents for attending and making it a memorable event.

December 22nd – The children enjoy having Christmas lunch with their friends, pulling crackers, telling jokes to each other and eating the yummy pudding Lee made for us. On behalf of all the team at Monkey Puzzle Twickenham, we would like to say a big thank you to all the parents for lovely cards, wine, chocolates and presents. We hope you all have a lovely Christmas with your family and loved ones. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!