The Tiny Seed

We have been learning about caring for things in our environment. We have been:

-Pretending to be seeds and following the plant life cycle.

-Measuring plants.

-Making our own plant pots and planting our own seeds.

-Writing about the life cycle of a plant.

Investigating seeds.

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Phonics Stay and Play

What a success our third 'Phonics stay and play' of the year was. This was a great opportunity for parents, teachers and children to share our progress together. It also enabled the parents to find out what their child's next steps are with their reading and writing so they can support them at…

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Spring is here

What a way to introduce our new topic.... sitting underneath the beautiful blossom trees reading 'Hello Spring'. This half term we will be learning about Spring, and being caring towards our environment and each other.

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Balance Bikes

In EYFS, we can hire out our own bikes. We have to write our name/find our name on the sign out sheet so we know which number bike to use. When we return the bikes, we rub our name out/take our name off the sheet. This week, we enjoyed following the story map around the bike track, stopping off at…

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Superworm

'Superworm is super long! Superworm is super strong!'

We really enjoyed exploring this fantastic book! We made our own superworms and found things that were longer, shorter and the same length. We also looked at books about worms and had a Friday quiz to see how much information we had found…

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Supertato!

We loved exploring the book 'Supertato!'. We made our own supertato using different materials. On the country road, we made an obstacle course to help the veggies escape the evil pea! This was a fun activity that helped us develop our movement, balancing and jumping skills. 

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The Highway Rat

We have been reading, The Highway Rat. We made our own pretend bonfire to celebrate the highway rat giving us all the food back. We sang songs around the fire and drank hot chocolate! What a great celebration!

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Number Composition

We love to explore number composition outside! We can get fit, have fun AND learn Mathematic skills, all at the same time! This activity shows us exploring the composition of numbers to 10 by throwing beanbags in the hoops in different ways. 

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The Gingerbread Man

RUN, RUN, AS FAST AS YOU CAN, YOU CAN'T CATCH ME, I'M THE GINGERBREAD MAN!

We have had a fantastic week exploring this wonderful traditional tale. Here are some of the play and learning experiences we have taken part in:

  • Baking and decorating our own gingerbread men.
  • A tour around the…
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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year in Early Years!

We enjoyed taking part in lots of Chinese New Year play and learning experiences! We made chinese lanterns, learned a song and dance, opened up our own chinese restaurant and tried lots of yummy new foods. 

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Making Healthy Soup

In EYFS we made some yummy, healthy soup. We followed the recipe and used the equipment really carefully to; chop, slice and mash the vegetables. 

 

It tasted DELICIOUS! 

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The Three Little Pigs

We have been reading The Three Little Pigs. The children have really enjoyed exploring this story in a number of ways:

-Retelling the story

-Acting out the story

-Making strong houses for the pigs

-Exploring with materials

-Making shape houses 

-Writing signs and captions 

A…

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