This week Nursery and Reception have been learning about the female scientist – Maria Merian. She discovered that caterpillars turn into butterflies. The children shared the story of The Hungry Caterpillar to learn about the life cycle.
We have been on a bug hunt looking for minibeasts in our outdoor area:
The children couldn’t find many minibeasts…so we thought we needed to do something about it…so we made a bug house to encourage minibeasts to come to our outdoor area.
Throughout the week we have been learning about minibeasts in our outdoor area: