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 →
The construction area has been very popular this week and we have seen lots of team work in action through creating joint models. The children have been encouraged to carefully draw their models noticing particular shapes in the models and … Continue reading →
You may have noticed that the school Mathletics subscription needs renewing and so your login may not currently be working. At school we are trialing ‘Sum Dog’ which is an alternative website. This weekend we would love for you to try ‘Sum Dog’ using the free trial (see link below). If you like ‘Sum Dog’ then the school will be looking at purchasing this subscription (so do not buy a subscription yourself, please just trial the free versions on the website above).
Here is the link to the website where you can have a go yourself! The feedback from children has been really positive throughout school and they seem to prefer this to mathletics. See how you get on at home and please feel free to add your comments about it below, we’d love to see what you have to say too.
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 →
Over the last few days the children have been showing me their number skills. We have been practicing counting, ordering numbers to ten and then to 20 and counting out the required number of objects. Some children can even find … Continue reading →
This week we have been using our guttering system to create ramps for toy cars to go down. First we estimated how many feet the car would go. Then we sent the car down the ramp and measured how many … Continue reading →
In early years it is very important to develop children’s physical skills and their fine motor movements. This is because fine motor skills help children when they come to write. Our finger gym activities help children to build up the … Continue reading →
Yesterday we kicked off our brand new topic learning all about Fairtrade! We discussed in circle time about how Farmers don’t always get paid what they should for all of their hard work and we agreed that when possible we should … Continue reading →
What a very busy last week of term we have had, I can’t quite believe it is half term tomorrow. We have done so much fantastic learning this half term and it was great to finish this half term with … Continue reading →