Butterfly life cycle

We are loving having our own caterpillars in the class to watch grow and change. We have been learning the life cycle of how a butterfly grows and changes. Ask them to tell you the big, long, new word beginning with 'm' that describes growing through big changes.

They have been ordering and…

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 16 May 2022

Category: Ducklings

Life cycles Understanding the World

read more...

Our Bean Investigation

A few weeks ago we planted some beans and have been growing them under different conditions to find out what plants need to help them grow the best.  We gave all of the beans soil.  We gave no water but light to one bean. We gave water and soil, but no light to another and then one of the beans…

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 16 May 2022

Category: Ducklings

Understanding the World Growing plants and seeds

read more...

Rocking and Rolling in PE

The Ducklings loved learning new ways to roll in PE last week and some of them were quite tricky to do and took a bit of practising! They learnt how to do a pencil roll, forward roll, table roll, barrel roll and a teddy bear roll. Well done!

Look at the gallery here...

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 16 May 2022

Category: Ducklings

P.E. gymnastics

read more...

Visit to the Garden Centre

We had a lovely morning out at the garden centre. We completed a fun quiz, made some wild flower bee bombs to bring home, scattered some seeds to make a meadow and explored all of the different kinds of plants that you can buy for your garden. The children's behaviour was outstanding! Well done. A…

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 15 May 2022

Category: Ducklings

read more...

Programming the Beebot

The Ducklings have been learning to programme the Beebot robots in order to give them the correct instructions to direct them around the 'garden.'

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 15 May 2022

Category: Ducklings

computing ICT programming

read more...

Climbing

The Ducklings were very excited to have the large apparatus out in PE on which to explore climbing up, along, through and under the climbing frame.

        

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 8 May 2022

Category: Ducklings

P.E.

read more...

Construction fun!

The Ducklinngs have been selecting construction materials of their own choosing to make models of a flower.

          

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 8 May 2022

Category: Ducklings

construction Creative learning

read more...

Spatial Awareness

The Ducklings have been making models using their spatial awareness to follow a plan.

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 8 May 2022

Category: Ducklings

Shapes

read more...

CCVC word hunt

It was 'Game on!' last week, when the Ducklings were set the challenge of finding all of the CCVC words hidden around the classroom.

Get them to explain to you what a CCVC word is and to give you an example!

stop   trap   frog

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 8 May 2022

Category: Ducklings

reading phonics

read more...

The life cycle of a plant

The Ducklings and Little Chicks have explored creating the life cycle of a plant by making play dough models of the different stages of grwoth. They lhave used new vocabulary such as root, shoot, sprout, stem, stalk, bud, leaf, flower and petal.

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 8 May 2022

Category: Ducklings

Life cycles Growing plants and seeds

read more...

Composing Shapes

The Ducklings have been exploring how to compose (make) a shape, using other shapes. It has allowed them to explore the fact that a shape can be made up of other shapes. They have explored selecting, rotating and manipulating shapes during these activities. Through this spatial reasoning, they…

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 8 May 2022

Category: Ducklings

Shapes

read more...

PE and fundamental skills

We continue to enjoy practising and refining our fundamental skills in PE each week. This week we had great fun climbing, balancing, jumping, crawling and rolling.

Look at the gallery...

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 24 April 2022

Category: Ducklings

P.E.

read more...