Letter of the week H

Little Chicks have been learning the letter J this week, they found objects beginning with J, wrote J in the air using their finger, searched treasure island for J words and used the chalk boards to write letter J or words beginning with J.

 

 

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writing phonics letters Active learning Singing

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Painting Penguins

Last week we made 3D models of penguins and this week we are using our mark making skills to paint a 2D picture.

The children were just given three colours, black, white and orange, some photographs of penguins to look at and then left to create their own penguin.

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Building Igloos

This week we are learning about The Inuit People who live in the arctic. They travel around and in the winter build igloos as shelters on their journey.

The children have been having a go at building igloos using sugar cubes. It is a very good funky fingers activity which requires patience,…

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Arctic Presentation Mr Redman

Little Chicks and Ducklings were introduced to Mr Redman whom has spent 15 years in the Arctic in Norway.

Arctic is the North Pole

Antartica is the South Pole

In Winter it is dark all day/night and in Summer light all day/night.

 

What do you wear in the Arctic thick socks, warm…

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animals geography Understanding the World

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The Emperor's Egg

Little Chicks listened to the story The Emperor's Egg. The story tells of a male Emperor Penguin standing around in the freezing cold with an egg on his feet for two months.

Little Chicks role played being the Emperor and balancing a bean bag on their feet. They found it difficult to…

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Physical development music and movement. balancing

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Letter of the week I

Little Chicks have been learning the letter of the week I. We learnt words beginning with the letter I, found objects beginning with I and wrote the letter I on the white board.

 

 

follow the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QL7w-PAQUb8 to learn I song.

 

 

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writing phonics letters Singing

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Penguin Groove

Little Chicks have been learning the Penguin dance they followed dance moves and coordinated their body movements to the music.

 

 

follow the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uf0uKmKwnKs to learn dance and join in with your Little Chicks.

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dance Singing music and movement.

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Creating Penguins

 

The children have been given all the different parts they need to create their own penguin. The children have had to think which order they need to stick things on and if they need to use glue or tape. An adult has been there to support them when needed. Some children are a little mean…

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construction Creative learning Arctic

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Making Bird Feeders

This morning we have been outside making bird feeders. We mixed seeds with lard and then pressed the lard into a pine cone. For some reason a few children didn't like the feel of the lard! We then hung the feeders in the garden. We now just have to wait and see what birds come and feed from…

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Understanding the World

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Scishow kids Arctic North

Sci show kids

 

As part of our learning about the Arctic the children watched Sci show kids it taught us about the Arctic. Little Chicks have been asked to ask a question about the Artic to learn to use questions in conversation. 15.1.22

Georgia “Do their noses turn to ice Polar bears?” …

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Maths

Little Chicks have been learning mathamatical language and have been measuring different quantities.

 

Each Little Chick has been measuring the unifix into containers they had to look at the picture cue card which showed either a full,empty, half empty, nearly full and nearly empty…

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weight activemaths Size

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Scishow kids Arctic North

Little Chicks have been learning about the Arctic North the children learnt about the animals, the habitat, what food the animals hunt for and what the weather is like in the Arctic North.

 

The thickness of the ice, Walrus, Seal, Arctic Fox.

 

 

Little Chicks used the role…

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animals science geography Understanding the World

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