The children have been involved in using everyday language to talk about weight . They were estimating, comparing and exploring the weight of everyday objects.
The children loved listening and Hafsah did incredibly well at retelling a story from memory.
Look at Thomas having a go at reading his book to the class!
Developing our mathematical concepts and language comparing groups and adding them together.
"I was counting," Yahya
"This is how people go to school, 8 people walk".
"I used spots not bears for mine" Thomas
We celebrate diversity in the early years, by doing this we talk about our celebrations amongst those of others. For example at Chinese new year we invited in a pupil from year 5 to come to reception and discuss her experiences. We read the story of the Chinese zodiac and rein acted our very own Chinese dragon dance. The children enjoyed being involved in creating music, masks and exoerimenting with chop sticks with noodles.
The children are experiencing regular, planned opportunities to listen carefully and talk extensively about what they hear, see and do.
"At the end of the school day, we are listening for the sounds. We have to guess which was it." Amelia
General sound discrimination – instrumental sounds example.
" I got some sounds right, others are tricky. The inside one was funny. It was a factory. We looked at how lego is made as we didn't know what a factory did." Zofeyah.
Practicing creating and recreating patterns. Identify our own mathematical problems.
"we made patterns" Holly.
"These are like number blocks!" Isla.
"I tried making them into a puzzle I think," Ameli
Phonics implimentatio. We are writes our own name and other things such as labels, tricky words and captions.
"We learn tricky words by listening and looking."
"A full stop is missing," Ezekil.
Humpty Dumpty Reggae Genre
"Some eggs outside cracked, I thought a bird dropped them. It was Humpty Dumpty," Daniel.