This month the Raccoons will be taking part in the following activities

Prime area

Personal, social and emotional development

Target – To show confidence when talking to other children

– Communicating about home


  • Visiting the allotment
  • Making a scarecrow

Could the children please bring in any old clothes, straw hat or broom handle

Physical development

Target – Moving and handling tools and objects


  • Watering flowers
  • Gardening

Communication and language

Target – Beginning to understand why and how questions

Group time activities

  • Talking about why it is important to grow food
  • How plants grow

Specific area


Target – Giving meaning to the marks that they make as they draw, write and paint

Activity – Making an allotment scrapbook


Target – Measuring quantities

Activity – Filling containers for watering the garden

Understanding the world

Target – Developing an understanding of growth, decay and changes over time

Activity – Finding books about multi crop growing

Expressive arts and design

Target – Constructing with a purpose in mind using a variety of resources

Activity – Building our own bird scarcer for the allotment

If you have any old CD’s or DVD’s at home could you please bring them in for our bird scarcer



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