Dalby Preschool we value and encourage physical play. Our outdoor area provides
space to run, ride bikes and cars, throw balls and climb. Children love to challenge
themselves and practitioners are always on hand to aid and encourage them. The
fun doesn’t stop outdoors either with our ball pool and soft play providing
lots of chances for indoor fun.
can be messy, and that’s fine by us. We love to play with squidgy corn flour,
squelchy mud even shredded paper, spaghetti, anything that is exciting to touch
and explore. Water play can be great for learning too, it helps children to
begin to explore ideas like volume and weight as well as problem solving.
Indoors and out we have a wealth of natural
resources for children to get their hands on. Natural items such as sticks and
shells provide fuel for children’s imagination and offers countless
opportunities for learning new exciting skills. From measuring how much mud
goes in your mud pie to working with your friends to build a den.
learns best when their senses are stimulated, at preschool we like to engage
all of them. Our sensory room provides an exciting place to explore light and
textures. Musical instruments are always on hand and our ‘music man’ visits
Social and Emotional
child’s happiness and well being is our priority. Practitioners work hard to
ensure that each child feels like part of our community. We reward friendly and
positive behaviour and provide spaces where children can choose to be alone
when they need to work out their feelings. We regularly monitor and track each
child’s level of well being and involvement.
children come with amazing imaginations, we see it as our job to help them
express and develop them. This year we’ve helped organise a Strictly Come
Dancing Contest, built a robot and even made a ghost train. We provide all the
raw materials to allow children to take their imaginations where ever they want