On a morning when the children come in there is an early bird activity waiting for them. Today we have focused on writing numbers. The children have gone home today with some numbers to practice recognizing and writing. Keep working … Continue reading →
Reception have enjoyed getting out large sheets of paper and chunky pens to create their own Gruffalo inspired story maps. It has really enticed the children into mark making by providing HUGE sheets of paper!
This week’s maths challenge helps to develop fine motor skills. Children have to use the loom bands and elastic bands to create shapes. Harry made a star over a stable with a manger. Niamh also made some stars and her … Continue reading →
Reception enjoyed experiencing clay. They learnt to add little drops of water to form slip to help make the clay more malleable. It was much harder to mold than playdough and we had to really use our strong arm muscles to … Continue reading →
Ivy threaded the laces through the threading board but there was a problem, her laces weren’t long enough. So Ivy went back and pulled the laces tightly so that there were no loops and her lace could reach the end, great perseverance Ivy!
Miss Mason has been busy finding spare buttons this weekend for next week’s finger gym activity. In reception we have different finger gym areas to help build up our fine motor skills. The activity this week is to fasten and unfasten the shapes on to the buttoned shape board. Can you recognise the 2D shapes? What can you tell me about the shapes?