Category: hedgehog

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

This week our focus book has been ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar.’  We made a story map in class to help us retell the story and we also had a go at drawing our own. 

Minibeast hunt

This week we have been writing clues for a minibeast hunt.

All Creatures Great and Small

This week we have started our new topic, ‘All Creatures Great and Small.’ We have been carrying out observational drawings, searching for minibeasts in the outdoor classroom and writing labels.

Spring sunshine

We have been enjoying the lovely Spring sunshine this week and made the most of the outdoor classroom.

Spring walk

Last week we enjoyed our local walk, looking for the signs of Spring.  This inspired us to create some Spring themed pictures.

Pancakes & World Book Day

We enjoyed making and eating pancakes this week on Shrove Tuesday and on Thursday we celebrated World Book Day.  Everyone looked great in their costumes and engaged well with all the planned activities. 

“The Runaway Pancake”

In Maths we have been exploring using the number line to count both forwards and backwards.  We have been discussing the meaning of zero and using objects to represent a number. In Literacy we shared the book ‘The Runaway Pancake’ and then innovated the story by choosing a new title such as ‘The Runaway Biscuit.’

The Great Race – The Story of the Chinese Zodiac

This week we have been celebrating Chinese New Year. We shared the story of “The Great Race” and used a variety of techniques.  

Maths with Beebots

This week in Maths we have been learning to use positional language such as: forwards, backwards, above, below, between, besides, turn. We explored using the Beebots which helped us to embed some of this learning.

So creative!

The children continue to enjoy accessing the ‘Creative Area’ where the resources are available at all times. They plan and carry out their own ideas as you can see from the pictures below. This week we have also enjoyed making our own castle shaped books: