This week Reception have been learning to retell the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’ using actions, storytelling spoons, props in the tuff tray and story maps. Today the children were shown how to draw a story map then had a go at drawing their own story maps on a large scale. They have all taken…
As part of our work on celebrations in R.E., Reception went to church to find artefacts that are used as part of a celebration. They found the different features in the church very interesting and found out some facts about them too.
This half term Reception are working on learning some basic dance moves. Today’s lesson had some challenging combinations in them but this did not stop the children from trying their best throughout.
Some of the Reception children went outdoors for their Maths lesson. They practised their number recognition and counting skills by collecting a number of objects in a numbered plant pot. Great fun was had by everyone!
Reception visited Tullie House for a castles session. They listened to a story about a giant’s castle then went to explore the museum to see if they could find the giant’s cat. There were lots of activities in the classroom for the children to take part in too. They had great fun building castles…
This afternoon the Reception children took great pride in sharing their learning journeys with parents and family. Then they worked in the provision, outdoors and indoors, to share more learning experiences together.
Yesterday the Kindness Elves asked the Reception children to wish everyone they meet a Merry Christmas. The children shared their Christmas wishes with each other and the kitchen staff.
Today the children were very surprised to find a present along with a note from the Kindness Elves. The Elves…
This week the Kindness Elves asked Reception to make a Christmas decoration for a friend or family member.Today we have been helping each other to take photos of ourselves using the Christmas photo props. We have had such a giggle!
This week Reception have been taking part in lots of fun Christmas activities: decorating a Christmas tree, creating Christmas wrapping paper, visiting Santa in the outdoor grotto, making Christmas tree words and completing Christmas patterns on the interactive screen.
Today the Reception Children did two performances of their nativity play for families and friends. The play was called ‘Whoops-a-Daisy Angel.’ We are very proud of their singing and dancing. They are all little superstars!
Today the children were very surprised to find the Kindness Elves in the Creative area. They had left some Christmas cards for the Reception children to colour then write their name in. These cards will be given to people in the local community.
Today the Kindness Elves asked the Reception children to smile at everyone they see. They smiled at everyone during the dress rehearsal of their nativity play. They kept smiling all day and can’t wait to perform their play for parents and friends next week.