Number 5

Little Chicks have been learning number 5.

Finding five flowers                       Finding the pen with five Llamas                                

 

  Little Chicks worked out to share five leaves how many does a Little Chick have when shared, one each.

 

 

Little…

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maths writing Rhyme Active learning

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Letter formation outside

Even in this wet and windy weather it is lovely to see the Ducklings practising their letter formation.

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writing Physical development Handwriting

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Writing our names

The Ducklings have been busy practising writing their names. Aren't they getting good at it?

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writing

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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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Ai or ay?

Today at home the Ducklings have been learning about the alternative ai sound - ay.

They have been busy looking for this sound in book, writing stories with as many ay words in as they can and chalking ay words! 

Theo has even made a fantastic video (with the help of his daddy!) all about…

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writing reading phonics

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Maths

Little Chicks had a treasure hunt searching for the pictures around the room. Once found they had to count the pictures on the card and document the number counted.

 

 

Make a treasure hunt at home to find numbers around the home and document onto a whiteboard.

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writing activemaths Counting

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Spelling CCVC words

The Ducklings have been looking at how to segment and spell words that have two consonants at the start. The trickiest part is the second letter. Mrs Catterall kept making silly mistakes and the Ducklings helped to correct the spellings!!

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writing phonics Spelling

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Writing ccvc words

This week the Ducklings are learning to spell words that have two consonants at the end.  Look at this super writing!

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writing phonics

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Good work -oo phoneme!

Look at Rupert's amazing writing in phonics! Good isn't it?!  Rupert, you have gorgeous handwriting and your sentences are set out beautifully.

Can you tell which phonemes we have been learning this week? OO! Have a think!

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writing phonics

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Chinese New Year

We have been learning about Chinese New this week and it has been so lovely to see the work our amazing Ducklings have produced. Look at this beautiful writing and Chinese fan! 

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writing

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Applying new learning in Phonics

The Ducklings teachers have been blown away with how well our children are applying new phonemes. Phonics is taught and learned at quite a fast pace and it is just wonderful to see the many ways our Ducklings apply what they know. Keep up the amazing work! 

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writing phonics

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