What's under our feet?

On Friday afternoon we went out on the school field and dug up a patch of grass to see what was living underneath it. This was part of a national survey and something we will repeat at different times of the year. 

Little Chicks found 8 worms and a black beetle, whilst Ducklings found 11 worms,…

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Shape activities

The Little Chicks have been learning the shape matching game. The Little Chicks turned two over at a time and then found the matching shapes as they took turns.

To extend their learning we played shape memory where they had to turn over then remember where the two matching shapes were for…

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Autumn leaves

The Little Chicks have been learning about Autumn and the change of Seasons. They collected leaves of various colours, they used them to create a hedgehog collage. We talked about the  change of weather and that the leaves fall off the tree.

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Sorting

Look at our fantastic sorting! We have been sorting according to shape, size and colour.

What could you sort at home?

Send us some pictures of you sorting objects.

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Shape Bingo

This week the little Chicks continue to learn about shape. They played shape bingo identifying shapes and matching to their shape board..

When the board was completed they shouted Bingo. Mr Kenyon signed the shapes as Mrs Stock showed the shape picture cards.

 

 

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Learning letters S and T

In the Little Chicks this week we have been learning the letters S and T. Mrs Stock found objects that begin with that letter and the children identified them.

 

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Using our sense of touch

This week we are using our sense of touch and finding the words to describe how things feel. This morning we were feeling the texture of an avocado, lemon, cauliflower, the leaf of the cauliflower, an apple and a kiwi. The children used words such as: bumpy, hard, soft, smooth, squidgy, spikey,…

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Exploring colour

This morning we have been exploring how we can change colours. We mixed paint in puddles and found that red and yellow makes orange, blue and yellow makes green, red and white make pink and then if you add blue it turns purple. We also found that if you added white or yellow to green it made the…

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Recognising numbers and counting out.

We have been seeing if we know what numbers are for. We have named the numbers we recognise and counted out that number of bears from a larger group.

It is very tricky keeping the number in our head and stopping at the given amount, it is also hard to make sure we give each bear a number…

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Bertha the bus

Bertha the bus is going to the zoo.

We sing Bertha the bus is going to the zoo. The children have 2 letters from the bag and then add picture cards from the bag.

Today we had letters L and M.

The children placed picture cards for those letters.

 

Lion                               …

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Milk

Please can you check your emails and register your child for Cool Milk if you would like your child to have free milk each day they attend.

If you haven't received an email and it's not in your junk box, please let the office know in case we don't have your correct email.

Thanks

Judi…

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Using our sense of smell

This week we are learning about our sense of smell. We blind folded the children (if they wanted)  and got them to smell 5 different things and asked them what they thought it was or reminded them of. The 5 smells were, vinegar, sweet chilli sauce, Worcestershire sauce, jam and ginger. We got some…

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