The Little Red Hen

The Ducklings have loved reading the traditional tale of The Little Red Hen and now know it so well that they love acting it out and retelling it using the repetitive story language.

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reading traditional tales Speaking and Listening

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Taller and shorter

Our maths challenge was to make a tower and compare it with our talking partner to see who had the tallest and who had the shortest.

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measure maths

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Height Order

As part of our maths challenge, we had to sort ourselves into height order. We then used comparative vocabulary such as tallest, shortest, taller, shorter.

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measure activemaths

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Hot Seating

Some of the Ducklings sat in the 'hot seat' and pretended to be the Little Red Hen. The rest of the class asked them some interesting questions! 

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traditional tales Speaking and Listening

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Guided Reading

In guided reading we have enjoyed reading and retelling the story of the Little Red Hen.

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reading traditional tales Speaking and Listening

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Sharing stories

The Ducklings throughly enjoyed reading The Little Red Hen story. They also brought in their own versions from home and enjoyed telling each other the different stories as well as talking about the similarities and differences between them.

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reading traditional tales Speaking and Listening

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Balancing

Outside the Ducklings practise their balancing skills in different ways.

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outdoor learning Physical development

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Phoneme Hopscotch

We have been assessing which sounds that we have learnt that the children can recall. We made it into a fun outdoor game so they could practise their hopping and jumping skills at the same time too!

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outdoor learning phonics

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Prickly Leaf Hedgehog

The Ducklings and Little chicks found a very good use for all of the fallen autumn leaves. Do you like our giant prickly leaf hedgehog?

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outdoor learning Autumn Creative learning

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Ducklings PE

Last week we warmed up by playing scarecrow tig before practising our under arm throwing at a targets.

 

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eyfs pe Throwing

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Autumn Welly Walks

The children enjoyed going on walks around the school grounds to look for signs of Autumn. We found acorns, berries, fir cones, beautiful coloured leaves and even three squirrels collecting acorns.

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outdoor learning Autumn

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Communication in Maths

In our practical, whole class Maths sessions this week we have been working in teams to place ourselves in height order. Activities such as these are an excellent way to promote communication and language skills, team building and nurture leadership roles. 

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