Making a clock

After reading Hickory Dickory Dock the children went on to peg the numbers correctly on the clock faces.

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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

The Ducklings have enjoyed strengthening their finger muscles for writing by making twinkling stars like in the nursery rhyme.

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Scissor Skills

The Ducklings have been using their scissor skills to create harvest scarecrows.

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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 finger colour monsters

The Ducklings have enjoyed creating their own mixed up colour monsters using elastic bands and tangled coloured wool.

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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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Nuts and bolts

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

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Mini engineers!

The Ducklings have enjoyed getting inside old electrical appliances and exploring what they can see. Future engineers and mechanics!  They used the screwdrivers and pliers with care and control. We have also talked about how they mustn't do this at home and that these are old items and that they…

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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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Funky Finger Hedgehogs

The Ducklings have been exercising their finger muscles by making play dough hedgehogs and putting each of the matchstick prickles on.

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FUnky Fingers

The Ducklings have been busy practising doing up and undoing shirt buttons. They are getting faster all the time. It is easier to practise when they are not wearing their shirt. It is quite tricky when they are still wearing it!

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Physical development Funky Fingers

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Problem solving

The ducklings have enjoyed solving the problem of how to get the apples out of the cylinders by just using the water and pipettes. It was also a good activity for strengthening their finger muscles to prepare them for writing.

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