Early Years Foundation Stage
Welcome to Early Years
We are Mickey and Minnie Class!
In Foundation Stage the staff working in our class are: Miss D Morris, Mrs V Horner and Mrs P Newcombe.
Our Learning Journey Continues here...
The Reception children really enjoyed their Forest School session.
We have enjoyed the story of Elmer the Elephant this week. This has inspired some fantastic imaginative play in the small world with jungle animals. The children have also been developing their fine motor skills using cubes to make patterns on Elmer the elephant. The children have also been counting elephants and also recognising and ordering the numbers on some special elephants. The children have also taken part in their daily phonics sessions with enthusiasm. In our Curiosity Cube the children have been watching and watering 'Mr Grass Head' his hair has started to grow and the children have enjoyed watching and describing how it has changed.
There has been some excellent learning inside and out this week in Early Years.
The children have been really creative this week. We have been reading a book where the characters like spotty or stripy clothing. This has led to lots of discussion on shapes and patterns. The children have then created their own ‘ t’ shirt designs using different coloured shapes. The children have then described which shapes they have used to make their design. The children have also learnt about poppies and remembrance. They have made their own poppies using lots of different materials.
Elaya - Elaya has worked amazingly in phonics. Elaya has worked really hard with all her work and tried her best.
Bobby - Bobby has worked hard and tried his best with everything he does!
We have had a great first week back. The children have continued their interest in spiders by doing some super counting and number recognition. They also found some large spiders outside and enjoyed looking at them. We have also been finding out about bonfire night and have talked about how people celebrate it.
Bella-Lou- Bella has made a fantastic effort with her phonics work and has tried very hard with her writing.
Dawood- Dawood has had a fantastic week, super behaviour and attitude to his work and brilliant work in phonics.
Have a look at what we have been learning in the first half of the Autumn term.
We have had a great first week back. The children have settled really well into their new routines. The children are making lots of friends. The children have read a story about Little Rabbit Foo Foo and The Colour Monster. They have listened really well.
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We have had a great week, the children have all been superstars! The children have enjoyed reading the 'The Three Little Pigs.' The children have enjoyed joining in with the story. The children have also been counting pigs and recognising the numbers on the pigs. Our question of the week has been what do you look like? The children have enjoyed talking about what they look like and describing each other. Next week our question is who is in your family?
Grace - Fantastic start to full-time school, great listening and ideas in discussions.
Elaya- Brilliant effort and enthusiasm in her work.
This week we have been reading the story of Little Red Riding Hood. We have talked about what happened in the story. We have been making masks and puppets of the main characters in the story. We have also really enjoyed retelling the story in our small world area. The children have also enjoyed helping count out the correct number of apples into Red Riding Hoods basket. The children also tried to recognise the numbers on the apples in her basket. The children have all been super in their attitude to learning. Next week we are reading a story about a tiger...
Daisy- Having a fantastic attitude to her work.
Bobby- Having a massive growth in self- confidence.
We have had a great week! We have been reading the story of 'The Tiger who came to Tea.' The children have enjoyed drawing pictures of tigers. We have made our own Tiger Masks. The children have also really enjoyed having a tea party for the tiger. The children have been recognising and ordering numbers on safari animals. The children have also been making a special surprise to show people at home.
We have had a very busy and exciting week. We have been reading the story of 'Owl Babies.' The children have enjoyed painting pictures of the owls. The children have enjoyed using the construction to make a nest for the owls. The children have been trying to tell the story in their own words and have also used the Owl puppets to act out the story. The children have also been practising their number recognition and ordering skills with some special number owls. We have also talked about been kind to others
The children have enjoyed listening and retelling the Owl Babies story.
Here are some of the activities the children have enjoyed this week.
This week we have read the book ‘Going on a Pumpkin Hunt’. The children have enjoyed lots of pumpkin themed activities. The children enjoyed playing in the small world Fairy and Gnome pumpkin land and have made up some imaginative stories. The children also enjoyed painting some amazing pictures. They spent time exploring mixing their own colours. There was also some impressive pumpkin counting and number recognition. The Reception children have done some amazing writing about what they saw on their Pumpkin Hunt.
Emily - Excellent attitude to her work! Emily is always very kind and helpful to all her friends.
Kian - Kian has really improved his attitude to his work. He has shared some fantastic knowledge about the heart and blood with his friends.