EYFS to Year 1 pupils performed an amazing Christmas concert filled with hearty singing, fantastic acting and magical storytelling!
Nursery were following a sequence to make toast using household technology. They were able to discuss the steps to successfully toast bread. Children also developed their fine motor and safely skills by practicing spreading and using a toaster.
Children have begun to use the woodwork bench. We have explored how to use tools safely and effectively. Some children worked together to test the best method of joining two pieces of wood together.
Nursery pupils have been learning to use sign language!
Children were making bread, following a simple recipe. The explored ingredients and predicted what will happen to the dough. For a bread recipe to use at home click https://rainydaymum.co.uk/easy-bread-dough-cooking-with-kids/
Nursery had a dental workshop to show children how to brush their teeth effectively. We discussed what food was healthy and unhealthy for teeth and how sugar affects the body. For more guidance about how to brush your child’s teeth visit https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/taking-care-of-childrens-teeth/.
Children have explored a range of books, sharing stories with each other. Many children have even retold a familiar story to others. We supported the children in selecting books, holding it up the right way and discussing what they can see from the illustrations.
Children took a visit to the pirate ship. They were challenged with a range of obstacles and equipment. Many children persevered through new physical challenges, having a go and asking adults for help when needed.
We had a fantastic cultural day! Many children dressed up in traditional clothing and tasted food brought in by different cultures. Children were able to share experiences with each other, noticing similarities and differences.
For the week of Halloween children explored light and shadows using new technology. Children also had the opportunity to explore force and texture by hammering golf tees into pumpkins whilst strengthening their fine motor skills.