Super Maths in Reception
We have been so busy learning lots of new things during our Maths sessions. We really enjoy doing Maths during PE. This week we have been using the equipment to create groups of 2.
We counted out 10 Autumn leaves ready to stick onto our big picture of Spike the Hedgehog.
We used shapes to…
This week, we have been continuing our topic of Wonderful Woodlands. We have been exploring woodland animal habitats and talking about where in the woods they live.
We have been placing the animal toys in the tree and under the tree.
During our Time to Talk session we have been describing…
Following on from our story, Spike - The Hedgehog who lost his prickles, we have been doing some art using Autumn leaves collected from our school grounds.
We have started a new topic called Wonderful Woodlands. We began this topic by reading the story Spike - The Hedgehog who lost his prickles by Jeanne Willis.
Reception Cultures Week
Reception have been celebrating whole school Cultures Week. We talked about Harvest Festival and how this is a time when the farmers are busy bringing in their crops. We talked about how Harvest is a good time to share our food with friends and neighbours.
We talked about the story of The…
Welly Wednesday - Exploring Capacity
We have had a wonderful time exploring capacity using the Autumn leaves that had fallen around our school grounds.
My side of the scarf
Today, we read a story called 'My side of the scarf' by Carmen Parets Luque. It is a story all about a friendship between Oliver and Violet. They are the best of friends and as their friendship grows, so does their scarf.
We love having friends at school and are such kind and caring…
Maths in PE
This morning, during PE we incorporated some Maths and recapped creating and comparing groups.
We also worked as a team and had a go at creating a new shape. We are really good at making circles and now we can make a square too.
Today, we combined our Snack Time with Maths.
We talked about the sizes of the different groups of fruits. We could see that the group of apples had the most and the group of oranges had the least. We then chose the fruit we would like and accurately counted how many were in that group. When…
What's my rule?
We have been creating groups and using our developing vocabulary to explain how the groups have been created. We also played odd one out and explained why the shape didn't belong in that group.
Roseberry Cake Shop
We have enjoyed playing in our new Cake Shop Role Play Area. We have been choosing different cakes to buy by describing how they look, finding the prices on the price lists and having a go at paying with the correct coins. The shop assistants have also been writing down orders that the customers…
PE with Toby
During our PE session today we practised throwing and catching different sized balls. We got into our coloured teams, made a circle and threw the ball to each other. We found it easier to catch the larger balls.
After that game we played a throwing game. We got back into our teams and had to…