Storytelling in Nursery
28 October 2016
In Nursery A we were looking for something that introduces young children to the idea of storytelling, promotes social skills and boosts language development. And we found it in the form of nursery rhymes. The children participated in singing ‘Incy Wincy Spider', 'Humpty Dumpty' and 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star' as well as many others. We encouraged the children to make spiders using clay and looked for spiders outside. We retold the rhyme Incy Wincy and pretended that our plastic tubes were the water spouts, pouring things down them. Last, but not least, we made spider muffins! The children then used their gross motor skills when building Humpty Dumpty’s wall out of the soft play equipment and shoe boxes. They cracked eggs to see what is inside and made a yummy egg spread. They made stars using salt dough and then used the star cutters to healthy cheesy biscuits for their Mummies! All the children showed lots of enthusiasm when listening to and joining in with the nursery rhymes, and had lots of fun!