What we did in the holidays

Little Chicks have talked about their holidays, they were asked to talk in the group to their peers.

Then they drew a picture and wrote their name.

 

 

We have created a gallery of the children's work.

https://carletongreen.schudio.com/admin/galleries/view/52286

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fine motor letters language

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Number 3

Little Chicks have been learning the number three this week. They have traced over number three on the screen and attempted to draw three apples.

The rhyme we sing as we trace.

Round the tree,

Round the tree,

Now I've made the number three

 

The children have used chalk boards to…

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writing fine motor activemaths

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Fine motor skills

Fine motor skills are critical in early years, so opportunities to develop these skills are always a priority. This week we are writing our names in the sand with tools and practising the letters and sounds we are learning. 

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writing fine motor

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Family

Little Chicks this term are learning all about themselves and their family.

Little Chicks have painted a self portrait and drawn a picture of their house and who lives with them.

 

 

This week they are drawing a picture of who is in their family.

We would like families to bring…

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fine motor portraits social

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Mrs Rainbow

The new topic is based on colours we have been learning about Mrs Rainbow house.

 

follow the link to listen to the story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRE--mj3SeA

 

The Little Chicks have made rainbow college pictures, cutting and sticking.

 

 

Look for colours in the…

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maths fine motor Creative learning

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Maths numbers 1-10

Little Chicks have been using whiteboards to write number 1-10. We counted the shapes on the screen and then wrote the number on their whiteboards.

Little Chicks enjoy writing on whiteboards.

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maths fine motor Counting

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Designing a Pirate Ship

Little Chicks have been making Pirate Ships they used an assortment of materials to construct their Pirate Ship. When we had made the ships we experimented placing them in the water, some could float others sank.

 

Experiment at home using different materials to make a Pirate…

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fine motor science construction

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Outdoor learning

Little Chicks are engaged in learning the skill of catching the ball in the cone. A tricky skill to master, they gave it a good go through trail and error sometimes they caught it in the cone.

 

 

Little Chicks were trying to get the sea creatures down the slope after some…

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music fine motor science Active learning

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Funky finger exercises

Exercising our smaller muscles like the ones in our fingers and wrists are just as important as exercising our larger muscles. It really helps us with our writing.

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fine motor Physical development Funky Fingers

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Nuts and bolts

This week the Ducklings have carefully placed nuts and bolts to create their own Metal Mike robots.

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fine motor Creative learning Funky Fingers

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Catherine Wheels

The Ducklings have been using their funky fingers to carefully place sequins to make sparkly Catherine wheels.

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fine motor Funky Fingers

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Herb soup

We are learning about the sense of smell this week. We have harvested some herbs from our garden and have been using scissors to snip the herbs and make our own 'herb soup.' The children have enjoyed using their sense of smell to investigate each of the different herbs.

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fine motor Speaking and Listening senses Understanding the World

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