Ordering caterpillars and gutters

This week we are ordering things according to length. We have used the language, longest, shortest, longer, shorter as we ordered caterpillars and lengths of guttering. 

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Library Opening

Little Chicks dressed up for the re-opening of the library. The children were captivated by the story author Dan Worsley told us and as we walked back to class Dan commented on their excellent behaviour. Well done Little Chicks! we are very proud of you!

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Releasing Our Butterflies

Over the last few weeks we have watched our caterpillars grow and form cacoons. On our return to school on Monday we found 4 beautiful butterflies.

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Hands on Animals

This morning we had a visit from Hands on Animals. They brought in minibeasts and other animals for the children to look at, such as a giant snail, snake, stick insect and even a tarantula! The children had the opportunity to touch and even hold each creature. We learnt about where they live, what…

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Exploring Minibeasts

Our new topic of minibeast's has certainly captured the interest of a few children! This morning we went investigating the bugs that we could find in the garden. We found bees, woodlice, and a snail. We enjoyed letting the snail crawl on our hands, watching to see how it moved and learning about…

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Tasting our soup!

Well the soup went down a treat! Everybody tried some for snack, (even some very fussy eaters!) we were very impressed!

We enjoyed dipping some bread in and wiping the bowl clean with it! So no more excuses that they don't like vegetables!! We have photo evidence to prove…

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Making soup

As part of our topic, this morning we made some vegetable soup. We used ingredients that we had read about in our story 'Oliver's Vegetables'. After washing our hands we helped prepare carrots, potatoes, peas, beetroot, cabbage, and spinach. We even had chance to taste a few of our raw…

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Lambs Rosie and Robbie visit school

Mrs Richardson brought in two lambs from her families farm for the children to name and feed. The children chose the names Robbie and Rosie for the 3 week old lambs. The children enjoyed stroking and learning about the lambs and then helped Mrs Richardson to bottle feed them. 

Thank you Mrs…

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Our Plant Place Trip

This morning we went on a walk to the Plant Place Garden Centre. Before we set off we talked about the importance of road safety and what we needed to do to be careful around the road and cars. Then with our adults we set off. The children were exceptionally well behaved and very sensible. As…

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Baby Rabbits

Today we had a lovely treat in the form of some baby rabbits that came to visit! 

A big thankyou to James and Abigail's mummy who brought them in from home. She explained to us that their mummy rabbit had a litter of 7 and when they were born. She told us things like what they eat and how to…

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The Fairies have arrived!

Welcome back! I hope you have all had a wonderful Easter break.

We have hit the ground running here in Little Chicks and have introduced our new topic 'What's in the Garden?'. 

This morning we discovered some special visitors have moved into our classroom! Fairies!! They had left us a letter…

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Bus Visit to Carleton Green

This morning we were lucky enough to have a visit from Blackpool transport, who came and brought one of their brand new double decker buses for us to learn about. We thought of lots of questions to ask Keith the driver and learnt lots about how the bus and the trams work, how much they cost and…

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