Mrs Johnson – Reception
Week beginning 4th November 2019
We have been carrying out various activites to develop our fine motor skills.
This week in our Forest schooling session some of the children learnt how to tie a 'Granny' knot, cook popcorn and heat water in a 'Kelly' kettle to make a hot chocolate drink for everyone.
Week beginning 28th October 2019
The children have enjoyed making silly soup in the witches kitchen. (Learning to read through segmenting and blending).
In our Fine Motor Skill sessions this week the children have been balancing marbles and eyeballs on golf tees! Rolling and cutting spooky Halloween shapes from playdough and creating paper pumpkins.
In Mathematics this week we have been learning to recognise and draw number 5, learning one more than a given number and paying for our morning snack.
In our Forest Schooling sessions this week we made a Witches soup! We put in the cooking pot... Wizards toe nails, snake rings, dragon scales and claws, witches finger, dried worms and beetle juice!
Week beginning 14th October 2019
Our Forest Schooling session this week.
In our Forest Schooling sessions this week some more of the children learnt to use a palm drill safely to drill a hole in conker to create a necklace. All of the children had the opportunity to make and cook a stuffed baked apple on the fire. Some of the children created fairy boats using mud, sticks, conker shells and leaves. We finished our session today with songs around our camp fire.
We have been developing our fine motor skills in our Physical Development sessions and in the finger gym.
In our Mathematical sessions we have been learning to recognise and name 2D shapes.
Ladybird Class Lunch. The children were able to invite their adults to share our lunchtime.
Week beginning 7th October 2019
Forest Schooling this week.
We have been learning to recognise and write the number 3. We have also been learning to count accurately using loose parts exploration play.
This week we have been learning to recognise and write the phoneme 'm'.
Week beginning 30th September 2019
We have been continuing our learning of our phonemes. This week we have learnt to recognise the phonemes 'i' and 'p'.
We have been using our gross and fine motor skills to create conker rolling pictures.
In our Forest Schooling sessions this week we learnt to recognise a Horse Chestnut Tree by its shape, its large hand like leaves and its fruit (conkers). Some of the children learnt to use a palm drill safely to drill a hole in conker to create a necklace. Some children chose to make and cook a tomato and cheese wrap on the fire. We finished our session today with songs around our camp fire.
Week beginning 23rd September 2019
The New Reception children are now in! We have begun our learning of phonics. This week we have been learning the phonemes ‘s’ and ‘a’.
On Friday we went to the Explorers Area and experienced our first Forest Schooling session. We cooked chocolate bananas over the fire. They were yummy!
Learning in our Forest Schooling session on Friday.