Dot-to-Dots

This week we are ordering numbers, so for a mark making activity the children are completing dot-to-dots. The activity is aiding the children with number order and numeral recognition as well as their mark making skills. 

I was very impressed with some of the colouring as well!

Some children…

Posted by /blog/author/jstock on 6 June 2022

Category: Little Chicks

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Making Fruit Kebabs

As part of Healthy Living Week the children made fruit kebabs to have for their snack. They could put, orange, strawberry, grapes, banana, apple, pear or melon onto their kebab.

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Posted by /blog/author/jstock on 23 May 2022

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2D Shapes

This week we are continuing to investigate 2D shapes. We are using 2D shapes to draw around to recreate pictures and create pictures of our own.

  

The children are also finding simple 2D shapes out in the environment.

We are also investigating what 2D shapes we can see in 3D…

Posted by /blog/author/jstock on 17 May 2022

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Symmetrical Shape Butterflies

When reading the story 'If Only.....' by Neil Griffiths we noticed that the butterflies wing have the same pattern on each side. We have used 2D shapes which we know to create a pattern on the wings. We had to remember that if we put a red triangle on the left hand side wing at the top, we had to…

Posted by /blog/author/jstock on 9 May 2022

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2D Shapes

We have been learning about 2D shapes. We were given the name of a shape and we had to stand on the shape.

The shapes were circle, square, triangle, rectangle, hexagon and oval.

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Posted by /blog/author/jstock on 9 May 2022

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Making Flowers

The other week we painted pictures of the flowers we could see in the garden. This week we are creating 3D flowers using a variety of materials such as coloured straws, tissue paper of various shapes and sizes, feathers, gummed paper, pom-poms and cupcake holders. The children have then had to…

Posted by /blog/author/jstock on 4 May 2022

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Ordering objects according to size

This week we are having a go at ordering objects according to their size. We are using the language taller, tallest, shorter, shortest, longer and longest. Most of the children can order three objects according to height or length but we did push them to try and order six objects! 

I was very…

Posted by /blog/author/jstock on 4 May 2022

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Snack Time

You can create pictures with anything! These two boys became creative with their snack placing blueberries and grapes onto their crackers to create a face.

Fantastic idea boys!

Posted by /blog/author/jstock on 29 April 2022

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Letter 't'

The children have copied the letter 't' or the word beginning with 't'. We are really getting some super writers!

Well done Little Chicks!

Posted by /blog/author/jstock on 29 April 2022

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Little Chicks' Jack and the Beanstalk Story

This week we have been reading different versions of the story Jack and the Beanstalk. We have also written our own version of the story. 

The children's initials at the end of a sentence show who contributed the sentence.

I wonder if your child could tell you the…

Posted by /blog/author/jstock on 29 April 2022

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Visiting Lambs

This morning we had some really cute visitors.

Mrs Richardson very kindly arranged for her sister and Grandad to bring in two lambs from their farm. 

  

Mrs Richardson told us that these two lambs are one week old and were each taken from their mum's as they had had twins and were first…

Posted by /blog/author/jstock on 27 April 2022

Category: Little Chicks

Understanding the World

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Subitising

This is one of our activities this week. The children have a sheet with coloured squares on it, they find the corresponding coloured card on the table and try to say how many buttons are on the card without counting them. They then record the number on their sheet, using the numerals on the table…

Posted by /blog/author/jstock on 26 April 2022

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