We hope you all had a restful break!
This week, we began our new topic ‘On the Farm’. The children learnt that there are many different types of farming and talked about their own experiences of being on a farm.
Our literacy focus was based around the book ‘Farmer Duck’ by Martin Waddell. This book tells the story of a duck who unfortunately lived with a lazy farmer that made him do all of the hard work around the farm. The children had fun hot seating the different characters from the book, joining in with the repeated phrases and retelling the story using props. They also all wrote their own ending to the story!
During Child Initiated Learning, the class had the opportunity to build their own farms from large and small construction, make farm animal masks, puppets, clay sculptures and build tractors.
In our maths learning this week, the children have been exploring measuring, learning about a different aspect every day. During each lesson, the children were set challenges to complete.
Days of the Week
Next week, we are looking forward to a very busy week- the Mardi Gras celebration on Tuesday, the Ash Wednesday service and of course World Book Day on Thursday!
Wishing you all a lovely weekend,
The Reception Team