Hello there, I'm taking over from a nursery teacher (preschool class 3-4 year olds) in 3 weeks time and her planning and classroom is a mess. I'm an NQT who got my degree 5 years ago and then had kids so my head is all over the place with all sorts of ideas. An idea I came across is having a book of the month and then basing a lot of activities around it in all the learning areas. I can not remember which books are popular in nurseries with this age group - I do know Owl babies, hungry caterpillar and Elmer are popular, but can not remember if that was more used in the Reception age group. Are anyone doing this? Any advice from preschool teachers will be greatly appreciated! Thank you!