Investigating the best material for an emergency worker's coat

The Ducklings have been investigating different materials to see which one would show up best in the dark, to make a hi-vis jacket. Which colour do you think would shpw up the best in the dark?

 

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 23 November 2022

Category: Ducklings

Understanding the World

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1 more, 1 less

This week, in maths, the Ducklings have been learning about 1 more and 1 less. They have been finding out what 1 more or 1 less than an amount is by adding one more object or taking one away. Some us have been confident to identify numbers that are missing from a number line and can give the…

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 23 November 2022

Category: Ducklings

maths

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Midwife and Doctor Role Play

Following on from our midwife visit earlier this week, the Ducklings created their own role-play scenarios. On Friday, the doctors were called, as a baby was about to be born! They will make very caring health professionals when they grow up!

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 20 November 2022

Category: Ducklings

Understanding the World Role-play

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Initial sounds

The Ducklings are grasping the new phonemes that they have been learning each week. These girls have been busy sorting objects according to whether they begin woth the sounds e,u,o, g or c.

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 20 November 2022

Category: Ducklings

phonics

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Exploring different ways of making 5

This week the Ducklings have been exploring different ways of arranging and making 5.

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 17 November 2022

Category: Ducklings

number

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Medical emergency!

The Ducklings have loved having our visitors in this week, talking about their jobs. The children have learnt so much about the different jobs and it is now lovely to see them taking on these roles in their pretend play.

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 17 November 2022

Category: Ducklings

Understanding the World Role-play

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A midwife calling

Today, Otis’s mum came to talk to us about her job as a midwife. The children listened with interest and had lots of interesting questions to ask her. She showed us some of the special equipment that she uses each day and we even got to meet and have a cuddle with baby Finn. Thank you for…

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 16 November 2022

Category: Ducklings

Understanding the World

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A visit from the doctors

Today, Zaneera's mummy and daddy came to talk to us about their jobs as a doctor. The children enjoyed thinking of their own questions to ask them. 

 

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 15 November 2022

Category: Ducklings

Understanding the World

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Doctor! Doctor!

The Ducklings have enjoyed finding ot about the people whose job it is to look after and keep others healthy. They have talked about their own experiences of visiting the doctor. 

The children have enjoyed using the stethoscope to listen to each other's hearts and they have been practising…

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 14 November 2022

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Blend and read captions

One of our rainbow challenges this week has been to blend and read words and captions with independence. Look at these super readers!

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 14 November 2022

Category: Ducklings

reading phonics

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Remembrance Day

On the 11th November at 11 am we joined in with the 2 minutes silence. Throughout the day we painted poppies and made play dough poppies. Ask the children to tell you why there are purple as well as red poppies.

    

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 13 November 2022

Category: Ducklings

Remembrance Day

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Firework Dancing

In PE, we listened to Handel's Music for the Royal Fireworks and we used scarves and ribbons to explore moving along to the music to create fireworks. We twisted, turned, swirled, leapt, skipped, spun around, twirled and much more! It was great fun and lovely to see them come up with their own…

Posted by /blog/author/mcatterall on 13 November 2022

Category: Ducklings

dance Physical development Creative learning

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