This week we are reading ‘Room on the broom’. We learnt about rhyming words and played a rhyming game finding things that rhyme with cat. We explored pumpkins and made potions using the magic words from the story IGITY, ZIGITY, ZAGITY, ZOOM!
Our book of the week was ‘I love animals’. We learnt about different animals and the noises that they make. We sang some action songs to help us remember such as; old McDonald had a farm and the farmers in his den. On Friday we learnt about Remembrance Day, had 2 minutes silence to remember those who fought for us to have a better life and made poppies using playdough, pipe cleaners and pom-poms.
On Monday we wore odd socks for anti-bulling week to show that everyone is different, special and unique. We read the book ‘Oh no George! In the story George made bad choices but then he promised to be good. We talked about how we all make mistakes sometimes but we can learn from them. On Thursday we came to nursery in spots and dots to raise money for children in need. We had fun putting Pudsey back together and putting spots on his bandana.
This week we read the book ‘Dear Zoo!’ We learnt about all the different animals in the story. In maths we compared sizes of the animals and the containers they arrived in. On Wednesday the zoo sent us a parcel. We talked about how we will look after the animals and we wrote a letter to the zoo to say thank you. We made animal masks and painted pictures of our favourite animals. We did dough disco to down in the jungle where nobody goes.
Our book of the week was ‘Kipper’s Birthday!’ We talked about our Birthday’s and how we celebrate. We learnt about how people celebrate birthdays in different cultures. In EAD we made party hats and birthday cards. In literacy we wrote invitations and decorated cakes with writing icing. In maths we did party planners with 5 frames and measured out ingredients to make a cake.
We have been reading the story ‘Stick Man’ we drew pictures of our families and made snowman. We talked about how we would feel if we were lost and how we can help people when they are lost. In maths we measured different sticks to see which was the longest and shortest.
We have been reading ‘The Jolly Christmas Postman’. We talked about how we send letters at the post office and the postman delivers them. We wrote letters to santa and he wrote one back with a game for us to play. We practiced our counting and taking turns in the game. We designed some Christmas stamps and made Christmas cards.
This week we read a variety of different books including ‘The Chritsmas Bear’, ‘Father Christmas needs a wee’ and Kipper’s Christmas Eve’. On Monday we had our Christmas Sing Along show, where we sang all our songs for our parents. On Wednesday we had our class Christmas party! It was super fun with lots of party games, food and dancing! We even had a special visit from Ellie the Elf!