Handa's Surprise

Dawn Bullen 0 157

The children were very surprised to find a fruit delivery in our classroom on Monday morning and they quickly linked it to the main character in our story of the week.We really enjoyed tasting the fruit and using our words to describe how it tasted, some were new fruits and tastes to some children. Some very kind children even decided to try and write a thank you letter to Handa.

Later on in the week we noticed our tadpoles had now grown legs so we moved them into a bigger bowl with rocks in so they could climb out of the water too. Children loved ecploring them and using their good looking eyes to see what had changed and learning about what will happen next. See if they can remember...?

Forest Fridays!

Dawn Bullen 0 151

This week on Forest Friday we used our observational skills and went on a bug hunt. We started our hunt in the mud area as this is the best place to start looking for wildlife, especially bugs. We learned more about living things and their habitats and we recorded the data we found on our bug hunt worksheet. 

Forest Friday Adventures

Dawn Bullen 0 166

This week our forest Friday adventures took us on a treasure hunt around the school following photographic clues. At the end of the hunt we found a giant teddy bear looking after our treasure. We then joined the teddy for a picnic and story. We read 'It's a Bear' by Jez Alborough, Eddie didn't want to go for a picnic in the woods with his mum because he was scared of the bear! Our bear was friendly though so we let him share our picnic. We had peppers, cucumber, hummous and chocolate marshmallows it was yummy.


'The Enormous Turnip'

Dawn Bullen 0 167

This week in Reception our Literacy was focused around the story 'The Enormous Turnip' On Monday we arrived at school to find some turnip seeds for us to plant and some other vegetables to taste. All the children loved tasting the vegetables and even tried new things. We then used our Maths to work out which vegetable we liked the most and which vegetable we liked the least. In order for us to plant the turnip seeds we first needed to clear out all the weeds from the bedding boxes, the children loved getting stuck in and helping with this.

Wedding Celebration

Dawn Bullen 0 134

The children have thoroughly enjoyed learning all about weddings and linking this to characters that they know. We started the day role playing a wedding ceremony, walking down the aisle with a friend, listening to music, dancing around and then we watched Tangled wedding. Children then enjoyed activities inside and out, making sandwiches and sharing snacks in a picnic style party. 


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