Weighing and Number bonds

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This week we have been comparing the weights of two different objects using the balance scales.

We explored balancing the scales further by putting the number 5 numicon piece on one side and the children had to figure out how to make the scales balance, but there were no more number 5 pieces…

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Comparing Weight and Capacity

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In maths this week, we are exploring the capacity of different containers and the weight of different objects. We are finding the heavier and lighter of two objects by using balance scales and feeling the objects in our hands.We are exploring how objects small in size can be heavy and how some…

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Apple Crumble

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As part of our topic on Harvest Little Chicks made Apple Crumble.

They took turns to follow the method and either, weighed ingredients, peeled, chopped or mixed.


Turn on oven.                                                 Weigh flour.

Pour flour in bowl.                        …

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Weight wonder

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The Ducklings have been comparing the weight of different objects this week. They have felt the weight of the objects in their hands first to help them predict the heaviest and lightest. They then used the balance scales to see if they were correct. They also explored how to make the scales…

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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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Does the biggest mean the heaviest?

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The Ducklings have been exploring weight this week. They were set the challenge of finding out if the biggest of objects is always the heaviest!

They have had great fun exploring this idea and using their home made balance scales to check their predictions.

What do you think they…

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Polar Explorer Food

As part of science week this week, Herons had to explore and discover which foods would be the best to take to Polar Regions. They had to think about weight and money. They worked together ass polar explorers.


Did you complete the challenge? How? What did you find out?

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