Building homes

This week we are using the wooden blocks to create homes. We are building vertically and horizontally to create an enclosure and build a home.

To see more of our fantastic structures click on the link to the photo gallery: 

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Reading Time

It was lovely to see so many children independently choosing to sit and look at the books. They held the books the correct way up and turned the pages with care.

Some children made up their own stories which corresponded with the pictures in the book.

Super learning Little Chicks!

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Autumn

Little Chicks have been learning about Autumn we did a spider diagram to show what happens in Autumn.

 

 

We will continue our Wellie walks this week searching for acorns, pine cones, leaves and conkers.

 

Look for acorns, pine cones, leaves and conkers in your garden or in the…

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seasons outdoor learning Autumn

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2D shapes

This week we are learning about 2D shapes. We are getting good at using the mathematical name for simple shapes such as heart, star, circle, triangle, square and triangle. Can you see any shapes in your home? Send us a picture of the shapes you find. We have also been singing a shape song which is…

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maths Shapes

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Show Time

Show Time!

Taking part in a dance show at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. Very brave to dance on the big stage.

We danced to Chu-Chi Face from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

I danced to Truly Scrumptious from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.

  

What beautiful costumes. Well…

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extracurricular Physical development

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Rhythm and Rhyme

Little Chicks play the Silly soup rhyming game. They have to sound the rhyming words and then place them in the Silly soup bowl.

They sang the song and then added the rhyming picture words to the bowl. This weeks so far we have rhyming groups have been as follows:

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phonics Active learning Singing language

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2D Shapes

This week Little Chicks are learning 2 D shapes. They are learning through different activities.

 

 

 

 

They used the computer shape program to match shapes.

Creativity using vegetables to print with paint.

Picture cards with shapes and they find the corresponding shape…

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ICT Shapes Creative learning Singing

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Research on Shrubs, Ladybirds and Planes

Little Chicks and Ducklings have been researching what shrub we couldn't identify, after using the Garden Encyclopedia and Ipads we discovered it was a White wild flower.

We encouraged the children to use technology as a means to research. 

 

 

Research at home the change in…

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seasons science ICT

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Autumn

Little Chicks and Ducklings ventured out for another wellie walk, this time finding insects, looking through binoculars and finding vegetation. What season we are in and what changes.

 

 

They found mushrooms, birds in the trees, planes in the sky.

 

The children couldn't…

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science playground games Active learning

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Throwing and Catching

One of our outdoor activities this week is to practise our throwing and catching skills. I have to say we do have some children who are very good at it!

  

The children then had a go at bouncing a ball, this was a lot harder!!

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Comparing quantities

This week we are comparing two sets of objects and saying which has more or less.

We have also been seeing if we can spot when the sets have the same amount.

Little Chicks are also learning to recognise the numbers 1-5 and count out the given amount of conkers from a large…

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Using our bodies to make a rainstorm

Little Chicks listened to rainstorms, they made their own rainstorm using their bodies.

 

Little Chicks followed the prompts to make a rainstorm using their bodies.

 

Make your own rainstorm at home.

follow link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyatVXl5urQ

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Active learning Singing language music and movement.

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