A big congratulations to all our families for thriving these past few weeks as we transition to our online learning journey. We hope that you take this weekend to celebrate your efforts and find whatever way you can to relax, connect and recharge for week 3.
This week the children have enjoyed exploring the unstructured environment of our Oasis Garden. The mud kitchen has been filled with autumn leaves, the perfect addition to mud pies and potions. The children were also delighted to discover a tent and worked together to create a little reading nook to hide from the cold.
This week we were looking at place value to 20, exploring the concept of tens and ones. To work on this idea practically the children created a game of ‘shop keeper’. Each group had a designated shop keeper who used numbers 11-20 as the prices and they exchanged groups of ten ones for a diene […]
This half-term in the wildlife garden we have been discussing fire, what it looks like, what it smells like and how it is made. Over the past few weeks the children have been collecting and drying sticks during our outdoor learning time. This week we used those sticks to light our Kelly kettle over the […]
This week we learnt about Bonfire night and used fireworks as a provocation for our literacy sessions. We watched videos of fireworks and used descriptive language to share ideas about the the different shapes, colours and sounds that we could see and hear. We also created firework themed art pieces in choosing and sang, ‘The […]