This week, we read and discussed the story of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. We had a discussion about what we would like to find if we climbed up a beanstalk and talked about what plants need to grow. We also watched a video showing a bean growing into a beanstalk.
This week, we read and discussed the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’. We all painted a picture of a pig and had a go at building houses using different materials.
This week, we read and discussed the story of ’The Elves and the Shoemaker’. We have also been learning how to sew and have really enjoyed playing in our shoe shop roleplay.
Week Commencing 25.1.16
We are really enjoying learning about Traditional Tales. So far we have read Goldilocks and The Three Bears and The Three Billy Goats Gruff. This week we have focussed on the story of The Gingerbread Man. We have made salt dough Gingerbread Men and acted out the story using masks and puppets. Next week we are going to make Gingerbread Men and we are really excited about this!
Week commencing 23.11.15
This week we will be reading stories by Nick Butterworth. We will be reading 'After the Storm' and 'The Secret Path'. We have a Percy's Hut role play set up in the classroom and will be using the Percy the Park Keeper small world to retell the stories.
Week commencing 16.11.15
This week we are moving onto books by Julia Donaldson. We will be reading 'The Gruffalo', 'The Gruffalo's Child' and 'Stickman'. We have got a Gruffalo cave roleplay and will be painting pictures of the Gruffalo.
Week commencing 9.11.15
This week we will be looking at books by Mick Inkpen. We will be reading and discussing stories he has written. We will be focussing on the books 'Kipper', 'Kipper's Blue Balloon', 'Kipper's Birthday' and 'The Great Pet Sale'.
Can you find any books by Mick Inkpen at home or in the library?
Week Commencing 2.11.15
This week we are discussing fire safety. Today, we read the story of Frances the Firefly. I have included the link below if you would like to have a look at it with your child.