(w/b 11th September)
This week we have been leaning about Marvellous me, we have been very busy with lots of different activities. We have been looking in mirrors and drawing our faces, looking at all about me booklets along with the children's baby pictures from when they were babies, learning the vocabulary for parts of the body and what they are used for ie: ears - listen, eyes- see, elbow - to bend, we have also been reading Incredible you.
(w/b 18th September)
This week we have been learning about "My Body" We have been looking at how are bodies move and if we were a Super Hero which one would we be, we have made Super Hero masks using different media. Our theme book we have been reading is Supertato which the children really enjoyed we even had a Super Hero Headquarters in our Role play area where we could answer emergency calls and put on our capes to save the day!
How do you feel!
(w/b 25th September)
This week we have been learning about how we feel, we have been doing lots of fun learning and activities we put Humpty Dumpty back together again to make him feel happy again we have also been doing expressive painting to various pieces of music which we were able to show our emotions through. We have same some lovely songs about feelings and we were able to express a lot of emotion through singing. Children were also taking pictures of their friends on iPads to see how they were feeling, we also had a hospital in our role play area where the children looked after their friends and treated them to make them feel better.
Fun with Families
(w/b 2nd October)
This week we have been learning about fun with families we have looked at our own families and who lives with us and the fun things we do with our families, we have also drawn pictures of different members of our families. We have read the book "A quiet night in" along with singing a lovely song about families. The children have also enjoyed playing the role play area with their friends and bathing and washing the dolls in the water lab.
Fun with Friends
(w/b 9th October)
This week we have been learning about Fun with Friends we have had a fun packed week from making friendship bracelets to partying with friends in our role play area. We had read the book Lost and Found and made Penguins out of card and cotton wool, we have also learned how to be a good friend and what makes a good friend we have sang songs about friends and shown kindness to one another.
(w/b 16th October)
We have had a very exciting week learning about Autumn, we have collected different coloured leaves with our friends and we have learnt a lot about why the leaves change colour, we have sung Autumn songs and made Gruffalo masks along with reading the Gruffalo story. We also built caves for the Gruffalo using blocks. We have also been doing leaf printing using leaves, paper and wax crayons which the children really enjoyed., along with pretending to male some Autumn soup out of lentils and conkers for our friends.
Apples & Pumpkins
(w/b 30th October)
This week we have been learning about Apples and Pumpkins we have been using magnifying glasses to see what is inside a Pumkin and take a closer look at the skin and flesh of Apples and Pumpkins. The children have also made chocolate apples which they really enjoyed and they watch the chocolate turn from a solid to a liquid they found this very exciting. We have been reading the Pumpkin Soup story and they were very good at predicting what would happen at the end of the story. In our Art lab the children made collage pictures of Apples and Pumpkins using different size pieces of paper along with designing their own Pumpkin, in the writing lab they drew faces on Pumpkins some of which were very scary!
(w/b 6th November)
This week we have been learning all about Sensational Senses, we have learnt that we have 5 senses and we know what each sense does. We have been food tasting bitter, sour, salty, savoury and sweet it was quite clear the children did not like the lemon or the Grapefruit but enjoyed all the other foods. we have sang songs and read the Polar Bear, Polar Bear what can you hear? book, the children enjoyed accessing the classroom and using their hands to feel all the different textures and seeing what they could see with their eyes open and closed, they especially enjoyed the Calming Corner where they could relax and look at the fish swimming and the different lights around the classroom they have had a very enjoyable week.
Pants Safety Week
(w/b 13th November)
This week we have been learning about PANTS and how to keep safe, the children have enjoyed designing their own pants by using different coloured paints and making their own Alien headbands from the book Aliens Love Underpants. In the Role play area we had a Space station where the children had to find the wanted Aliens around the classroom they even built a rocket out of cardboard boxes. The children have also been learning the Pantasouras song and we are hoping they have sang this song to you at home!
(w/b 20th November)
This week we have been learning about "Being Healthy" we have enjoyed using the gym in the classroom along with learning all about healthy foods, We have even cut out pictures of food to make a healthy meal and made a healthy pizza. We read 2 books this week Oliver's vegetable and Oliver's fruit salad in which the children enjoyed very much.
(w/b 27th November)
This week we have been learning about Transport w have had so much fun looking at all the different types of transport from vehicles on the road the vehicles up in the air, we leaned there are many ways to travel. we have also coloured in hot air balloons with a photo of the children inside which they thoroughly enjoyed doing. We also went out side of school to do a traffic survey we saw, busses, cars, bikes, motorbikes and vans and we used a tally chart to record what we had seen. In the Art lab we made tyre tacks out of cars by putting the cars wheels in paint and rolling them onto paper and even had a bike shop in our Role play area so we could fix the bikes that were broken. We looked at how wheels work on toy cars and pushed them to see how far they travelled, we sang transport songs and read the book "What I do best" which was very exciting.