Maxis Funs

This week at Maxis the children have been doing lots of drawing on our white boards, they enjoyed drawing T.V characters, writing little notes to each other and making patterns of shapes and colours. We have our computer back up and running now so...

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Messy Day at Munchkins

This morning in the under 2’s we got out lots of various coloured paints, we used brushes, toothbrushes and some sponges to create different marks. We did this on a large white sheet that we laid out across the floor. We also used the...

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Week at Maxis

This week at Maxi’s the children have been busy decorating our windows with Tour De Yorkshire bunting and their pictures/paintings of bicycles and the teams shirts. The children have enjoyed learning about the Tour De Yorkshire and are excited that it is coming to...

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Fun and Maxis

This week at Maxi’s the children have been playing in the garden with our new basketball hoop! They have really enjoyed trying to shoot the basketball through the hoop, the older boys and girls have been patient with the younger children and helped them...

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St George’s Day!!!

Today we have been very busy bees,we have been creating lots of art work to go on our St Georges Day display. We have been using tin foil to stick on our shields, painting St George himself using various paints. We even painted our...

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Fun Box Play

This morning one of the adults made some large holes in an old cardboard box, then by standing it on a slope we passed different sized balls though them. The children then moved very quickly, this was so they could catch them as they...

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Garden Activities

This week at Maxi’s the children have been making the most of the warm weather and have enjoyed many activities in the garden. They have been playing with our new Gladiator inflatable toys and holding matches to see who is the strongest! The children...

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Easter Holidays Part 2

It’s the last week of the holidays and the children have been making it an exciting week. Tuesday- The weather was so nice today that the children spent most of the day outside, they spent a lot of time in the park and on...

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Mathematics Area

Our new Mathematics area is up and running in our Over 2’s room and it is a hit with children of all ages. We have a wide variety of resources to count and to develop our number skills. We have number formation boards, magnetic...

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Splashing around!!!

This afternoon we have had a brilliant time in the water it even smelt of oranges, we used yoghurt pots, bowls, jugs and also watering cans. We used these to fill and pour the water from one to the other. We also enjoyed splashing...

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Fun and Maxis

This week at Maxi’s the children have been busy making play dough, we used red food colouring, flour, salt and water then we mixed it all together. Our play dough turned pink not red! We have had so much fun rolling the dough, shaping...

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Messy Fun!!!!!

In the under 2’s room we have been creating some lovely pictures, we decided to use lots of coloured paints. We didn’t just use paintbrushes to mark make we also used some soft sponges, toothbrushes and also our hands which gave various effects on...

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Creative Week

This week at Maxi’s the children have been making and decorating some Easter eggs, bunnies and chicks for our new Easter display board. They used crayons and coloring pencils to decorate them, some of the older girls drew bows and ribbons on their Easter...

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Red Nose Day

At Maxi’s this week the children have been busy raising money for Red Nose Day. They have been baking lots of yummy buns and selling red noses and joke books. The children went for a visit to the library on Monday where they found...

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Munchkins Kitchen!

Today in our Over 2’s room we have been very busy making some yummy jam tarts. We followed our recipe step by step by placing all the ingredients into the bowl. We used our hands to combine all the ingredients together in the bowl....

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Munchkins Kitchen!!!

Today for our tea we have made some yummy scrummy pizzas! We created these by using pitta breads for our base, spreading tomato puree on top and sprinkling them with cheese. We added our red, green and yellow peppers and our ham for our...

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Under 2 Room

In the under 2’s room we have been using the wooden coloured bricks to place inside different sized boxes and containers. We enjoyed placing them inside which we then tried to find. We did this by putting our hands inside and having a search...

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Todays Baking!!!!

Today in Munchkins kitchen we have been getting very creative, making our very own iced buns. We poured into the bowl our bread mixture and then added some warm water to mix it together. Once they had been in the oven to bake, we...

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Half Term at Maxi’s!

We have had a super busy week at Maxi’s over half term. The children took part in some science experiments with ice and magnets, they enjoyed getting messy in the gloop, shaving foam, sticky rice and pretend snow which the children made faces in....

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Walk Walk Walk

The children in the over 2’s room have been out for a lovely walk outside around nursery, they wrapped up warm as it is just a little bit chilly. They collected lots of sticks, leaves and different materials that can be added to our...

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Books Books Books

Our topic this month is all about ‘Books’, here are our displays from each room. The ‘under 2’s’ room have created lots of different pictures from their favourite books and in the ‘over 2’s’ room they have made a lovely ‘Gruffalo’ display.

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Under 2’s Room

In our under 2’s room we laid out on the floor lots of various fabrics, this included large pieces of brown paper, shiny CD’s, fluffy fabrics, and lots of other materials. The older children sat and felt them, as for the younger children they...

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Let it go, let it go!!

We are all ready for the fun filled day ahead of Frozen activities. We are going to bake some snowflake biscuits, colouring in pictures of Queen Elsa and Anna and also dancing to the Frozen soundtrack. One of our friends has brought in some...

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