Counting Pizza Party

Little Chicks have been using Education.com to support their learning the program helps to learn counting, following instructions and 1-1 correspondence.

The program has other number challenges that the Little Chicks were engrossed in completing.

Follow the link to try out the program…

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Drawing boats

We have chosen different water transport to draw. We are trying hard to use lines to create shapes to represent objects, such as triangles as sails, a rectangle as the hull or mast. Practise drawing simple shapes at home to create pictures.

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Maths

Little Chicks had a treasure hunt searching for the pictures around the room. Once found they had to count the pictures on the card and document the number counted.

 

 

Make a treasure hunt at home to find numbers around the home and document onto a whiteboard.

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Marine Biologist

Marine Biologist Miss Wilson and colleague Miss Brookfield visited Little Chicks to teach them about the Marine life.

Strandlines can be found on the beach, these have many Marine animals which we investigated an each of our tables.

 

The children enjoyed looking at the different…

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Dot-to-Dots

Today we have been doing dot-to-dot puzzles. We can recite numbers to 10 and are getting very good at recognising them too. Lots of us had never done any dot-to-dots at home and we really enjoyed following the numbers and completing the pictures.

To see more of our spring dot-to-dots please…

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Message in a bottle

We have been pretending we are a pirate that has been left on an island. We write a message to put into a bottle. Look at our fantastic writing!

We are giving meaning to the marks we make sometimes form recognisable letters.

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Treasure Hunt

Little Chicks have been on a treasure hunt they had to search each room for the hidden numbers. Once found they had to trace over the number in the colour it was shown. Little Chicks and the Ducklings enjoyed this activity.

 

 

Create a treasure hunt at home with a map to…

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Counting Actions

Little Chicks have been counting actions realising not only objects can be counted but anything. Littler Chicks clapped, stomped, tiptoed, skipped, hopped and came up with unique ways to move and count.

 

 

Find different ways to count using large motor movements.

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Clapping the sounds in words

We have been listening carefully to the rhythm in words and clapping out the sounds.

We have clapped out our names and other words such as ap-pple (2claps), ban-an-a 3(claps), tad-pole (2claps), pi- rate (2claps),

hel-i-cop-ter (4claps).   

How many words can you clap out…

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Designing a Pirate Ship

Little Chicks have been making Pirate Ships they used an assortment of materials to construct their Pirate Ship. When we had made the ships we experimented placing them in the water, some could float others sank.

 

Experiment at home using different materials to make a Pirate…

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Maths

Little Chicks have been ordering according to height or length. Using the language small, medium and large when ordering the pirate pictures.

 

 

Throughout the week we will be looking at height and length. Using language longer, shorter, taller, wider,…

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Captain Dan Tastic

Little Chicks and Ducklings met Captain Dan the Pirate. Captain Dan taught the children about Pirates.

 

Captain Dan's ship is called the Narwhal. Captain Dan explained that there is three types of ships a Galleon ship, the biggest having three masts, the Schooner ship having two masts…

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