Montessori Nursery

Term Topics

The activities that the children have participated in, or will partake in during the school day include the following term topics…

The Farm

Term topics like “the farm” are a favourite amongst the children. We focus on the following activities:

  • Making animal models for the farm
  • Sticking and making farm vegetables using a range of materials
  • Reading various books: Little Red Hen, Dora’s Chicks, Duck in the truck, Cow takes a bow and many more
  • Completing farm animal puzzles
  • Farm animal chase using farm animal masks
  • Baking Bread
  • Matching farm animals with their young ones.
  • Exploring playdough with farm animal cutters
  • Creating animal footprints
  • Creating a mini-farm on a builders tray
  • Farm animal hunt
  • Making sandwiches using vegetables from the farm
  • Baking farm animal biscuits
  • Creating a farm animal
Term topics of life on the farm

Chinese New Year– Year of the ox

  • Creating and decorating fans
  • Making spin rattle drum
  • Creating an ox using different shapes
  • Making money envelopes
  • Reading a Chinese New Year story
Topics - folding paper Chinese year ox

Pancake Day

On Pancake Day the children learn how to decorate pancakes using a range of berries and bananas. Great fun which can be tasted and enjoyed afterwards!
decorating pancakes

Valentines Day

The excitement of Valentine’s Day is contagious. We focus on:

  • Exploring red play dough using heart cutters and creating different shapes
  • Wooden spoon decorating
  • Hand and fingerprinting a Valentine’s tree
valentines day

St Patrick’s Day

  • Making green snacks
  • Making hats and decorating shamrocks
st patrick's day

St David’s Day

  • Making Daffodils using a range of media
st david's day daffodil making flower paper


The children learn about the significance of Holi while:

  • Decorating T-Shirts by spraying a range of bright colours
term topics holi festival happy children happy hands


The children learn about the significance of Easter in these term topics while:
  • Making Easter eggs
  • Making Easter hats and baskets
  • Experiencing the Easter parade

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