Minibeasts

This week we have been learning about Minibeasts and have learnt lots about them. We worked at five different stations, the caterpillar station, the painting minibeasts station, the bug hotel station, the bug hunt station and the sorting station. In the caterpillar station we observed our caterpillar and drew our Read more…

Minibeasts

This week we have been learning about different minibeasts. We have been learning to identify them, name them, notice the differences and similarities between them and recognise their microhabitats. On Thursday we went on a bug hunt around the path. We stopped at different locations, such as at Forrest school, Read more…

Decorating Gingerbread People

This week we have been reading The Gingerbread Man in our literacy lessons. We have learnt how to retell the story and we have been designing our own gingerbread person. The children used coloured icing pens to help with their fine motor skills and chose the decorations carefully. They had Read more…

Porridge Tasting

This week we have been looking at Goldilocks and the Three Bears. This afternoon we have been taste testing different flavours of porridge. We discussed which flavours and toppings Goldilocks would like and then we tried the different ones for ourself. We tried plain porridge, porridge with jam, porridge with Read more…

Ukraine

This morning we have discussed why we are wearing yellow and blue today. We talked sensitively about the situation in Ukraine and how we should show love and kindness to others. The children then made Ukrainian flags and waved them in support.

Easter

This week, we have celebrated Easter and learnt about the Easter story and Palm Sunday. Yesterday we were very busy on an Easter hunt. Everyone had an Easter hunt checklist and we had to find the objects around the Reception area. We found lots of Easter pictures around our classroom, Read more…

Holi Festival

Today we have celebrated The Festival of Colours (Holi Festival). We have had so much fun! We started the day by listening to the story behind the Holi Festival. We then experimented with paint mixing and crushing flowers to see what colour mark they would make on big paper. In Read more…

South Africa

This week we have been learning about South Africa. Our focus book has been Handa’s Surprise. In Literacy, we have worked as a class to act out the story of ‘Handa’s Surprise’. The children used masks to act as the animals, taking the fruits from Handa’s basket in the correct Read more…

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