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Blossom Room Blog....

Hello, take a look at the attached pictures of our children taking part in activities.  

This week Blossom room and Palm room have joined together to take part in a range of fun activities such as Yoga, ECO schools gardening and ball skills with city in the community. We will continue with these activities plus we’ll be adding more exciting activities in the next half term.

Blossom and Palm Activities Board


Hi everyone, take a look at the children shows on at Z-Arts. 

They are so excited to be running some brilliant shows during the Easter break to keep your little ones entertained. With the tickets from just £3 per screen, they have everything from creative learning, poetry and we're even going to blast off in to outer space!

Check out the shows below to find out what to expect!

April 6th: Play-Along Plink and Boo

April 7th: Robot Boy

April 9th: AlgoRHYTHM From Home

April 10th: Dragons and Goblins and Magic and YOU!

Click on the link to learn more: https://www.z-arts.org/see-whats-on/?category=childrens-shows&dm_i=4V00,HAGU,10IYRT,21KVC,1#whats-on

Hello everyone, especially parents of children who have SEND. 

Here is more information on our local offer;


We are having a visit from Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission to look at how Manchester has supported children and young people with Special Educational Needs and their families during the Covid-19 pandemic. Ofsted and CQC would really like to hear your views.




This is our story this half term   We hope you enjoy sharing it with your child!

Dear zoo.MOV




We hope you enjoy the following 5 little ducks a5 little ducks.JPG

5 little ducks song.MOV


 Baa Baa Woolly Sheep.MOV

Learning our rhyme.MOV

Happy New Year to everyone!

Our rhyme time challenge this week is Old MacDonald Has a Farm



Happy Christmas everyone!.MOV

This is our festive snowman song - it really is something special!  Enjoy!

5 little snowmen.MOV


This week, we have been enjoying the story Dear Santa by Rod Campbell

Dear santa.MOV


Welcome to our festive Countdown - we hope you like our Reindeer Oke Koke and have fun singing it at home with your child!

Reindeer Oke Koke.MOV


Hi everyone, we have started our Rhyme Time challenge in Blossom room this week.  We hope you enjoy our version of Wind the Bobbin up!  please sing the rhyme with your child and upload to Tapestry.  Have fun!

Wind the Bobbin Up.MOV


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Hello everyone in Blossom Room.  We are missing you here at Martenscroft.  We hope you are all safe and well.  Keep using our stories and activities!

Hello everyone, our final story for you to enjoy...

I Am Bear video.MOV

I Am Bear activities.docx

Enjoy our story about Mud!  let's hope we get better weather soon!


Mud activities.docx

Here is our weekly Children's centre BAM activity sheet:

BAM -Wildchallenge.html

Hello everyone, another story about pets to deepen your learning!

This is my pet video.MOV

This is my pet activities.docx

Lynnette has a special surprise for you this week - her dog Nala has joined her for story time!

Spot Stays Overnight video.MOV

Spot Stays Overnight activities.docx

Pip and Posy this week. Enjoy!

The New Friend read by Shabnam.MOV


Hi, here are some BAM activities for you to play this week...

BAM Gentle Activity Sheet.pdf

BAM Boost Sheet.pdf

Hello everyone - we hope you enjoy this week's story and activities.

A Bit Lost video.MOV

A Bit Lost activities.docx

Here is Courtney reading Just Like Jasper.

Just Like Jasper video.MOV

Blossom activities.docx

Here is the BAM weekly challenge:

BAM Challenge - Wacky Week.pdf

Here are some ideas on how to keep your child safe.

Child safety - parent pack.pdf

Wishing everyone Eid Mubarak!  We hope you enjoy your special festival


Hope you are all managing to spend some time outdoors, here is Khadija reading a story about 10 Little Seeds

Ten Seeds video.MOV

Ten Seeds activities.docx

Here are some ideas from Tiny happy People by the BBC, suitable for babies and toddlers up to 24months

BBC Tiny Happy People Video Content Spreadsheet May 2020.xlsx

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THP- Parents Bingo.jpg

Hi everyone, here is Jo reading one of our favourites - "The gingerbread Man".  See you soon, Donna and Jo

 The Gingerbread Man video.MOV

The Gingerbread Man activities.docx

Hello everyone, here is Jo telling and singing the story "Walking Through the Jungle " by Julie Lacome.  Watch out for the crocodile!

Walking through the Jungle-story.MOV

Walking Through The Jungle Activities.docx

Here are some activities to wind down with...

 BAM Challenge - Wind Down Week.pdf

New story and activities for you and your child to enjoy this week.

Blossom Whatever Next story

Blossom - Whatever Next activities


Enjoy this week's story and related activities:

Blossom - The Tiger who came to tea

Blossom - the tiger who came to tea activities


Blossom - Car, Car, Truck, Jeep-story.MOV

Blossom- car,car, truck, jeep-activities.docx


Please look at this information about talking to your children about coronavirus.

A childrens guide to coronavirus.pdf


Try lots of activities moving to music!



We have added some useful links to help with home learning - please take a look!

Useful Links for Parents and Children.docx


Here are some tips for taking care of yourself during these difficult times

Taking care during the covid 19 outbreak.pdf


here are some ideas for teaching children how to be independent - enjoy the cooking!

Small Steps - Independent Living Skills.pdf

My Manchester Fayre cookery book.docx


Hello everyone, hope you are keeping safe and well.  I hope you enjoy our sing a long "I can Sing a Rainbow". There are lots of activities you can do at home.  Hope to see you all soon!  Donna, Julia, Michelle and Courtney.

I can sing a rainbow sing a long.MOV

I Can Sing a Rainbow Activities.docx


Here are some ideas of things to look after ourselves during isolation

Psychology Wellbeing Pack.pdf


This is an important poster showing you how to manage your child if ill or injured during the current covid 19 outbreak



Hello everyone, we hope you are keeping safe and well.  This week our story is "The very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle.  It's read by Suaad - enjoy and let us know how you are doing, Donna, Michelle and Suaad!

Hungry Caterpillar-story.mp4

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities.docx