Funky fingers dress the babies

The Ducklings have been busy strengthening their finger muscles, ready for writing, by dressing the babies and doing up all of the poppers on the baby grows.

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Funky Fingers

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Long or Short

 

 

The Ducklings have been sorting objects according to whether they are long or short.

They also went on to sort a group of objects in order of their length, using the vocabulary shortest and longest.

 

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measure maths

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Practising our Physical skills

The Ducklings enjoy practising skills such as hopping and jumping, which they learn in PE, whenever they are outside.

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P.E. Physical development

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Weight and Capacity

In Maths this week we are thinking about weight, size and capacity. The children are given a range structured and open ended learning opportunities to develop their mathematical language and reasoning. 

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maths Speaking and Listening

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Comparing big and small

In Maths this week, the children are comparing size, weight and capacity. The children are sorting and comparing a range of objects into big and small, discussing their choices and reasons for their choices. 

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maths Speaking and Listening

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Welcome to P.E!

Our P.E lessons are now fully fledged in Ducklings. We have worked hard to manage our full kit, find a safe space in the hall, know the importance of warming up our bodies, listen carefully to instructions, learn some new Fundamental Skills, use equipment correctly and cool down our…

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Physical development

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Getting dressed and undressed

Getting dressed and undressed for PE covers so many life skills...independence, organisation, fine motor skills, and as we can see in this photo, being nurturing and helping others. 

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Physical development

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Matching and Sorting

In mathematics the Ducklings were matching and sorting objects according to a range of criteria such as colour, size and shape.

        

  

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maths

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Alliteration

The Ducklings have been listening to the first sounds of different objects and sorting them into different groups accordingly.

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phonics

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Building homes

The Ducklings have been using different construction toys to create a home for their family.

          

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DT Physical development Creative learning

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Ducklings love Reading!

This week the Ducklings have enjoyed their first guided reading sessions in small groups. This is a time when we share books together and learn to read. The children listened well and used the clues from the title and the front and back covers to help them think what the book might be about.

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Looking smart in our PE kits

The Ducklings were very good at getting changed for the first time into their full PE kits. They look very smart in their house team colours. They explored moving safely in different ways such as hopping and jumping.

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