After nearly four weeks of waiting, the first butterflies emerged from their cocoons today. The children were full of awe and wonder at what they saw. They can’t wait for the rest of the butterflies to emerge over the coming days.
Reception went to visit Strudda Farm to learn about the different animals on the farm and where our food comes from. The children used their senses to explore different grains and foods before using them to make cow sandwiches. They went in the trailer to see them being fed to the cows in the…
This morning the children had their faces painted with Easter designs or a design of their choice. Then we went on an Easter egg hunt. Everyone enjoyed eating their eggs afterwards.
This week Reception have been taking part in some Easter activities in class: decorating the Easter tree, making Easter gardens, painting Easter pictures and decorating Easter shapes using the collage materials.
The rainbow reading rewards has started again for the new term. These children have read at least five times in one week or both weeks of the holiday from school. What a great start! I wonder who will be the winners this half term?
This week was the final week for children to earn a reading stripe this half term. There were two overall winners for this half term who had earned all seven reading stripes. They won an Easter egg each. All the other children who had earned stripes this half term won a small Easter treat.
Reception used the wall apparatus for the first time in gymnastics and thoroughly enjoyed the lesson. They used the equipment well to practise what they have learnt over the past few weeks. They performed pencil, star and the tuck positions whilst on the equipment.
Well done to all the children who have achieved their reading rainbow stripe this week by reading five times or more at home. Only one week to go to find out who has won a prize!
What a perfect way to celebrate the first day of Spring than to go for a walk in the school grounds to look for signs of new life and growth!
Congratulations to all the Reception children who earned a rainbow stripe for reading five times or more at home. Keep up the hard work!
As part of their work on 'The Gingerbread Man', Reception investigated what would happen if the gingerbread man had swam across the river. They all predicted what would happen first. Some of the predictions were right but there was one surprise. The gingerbread man grew in size before starting to…
Congratulations to all the Reception children who read five times or more at home during the last week to earn a reading rainbow stripe. Who will have the most stripes towards a prize by the end of term?