This week we looked at the photographs from the wedding and talked about what happened. We drew a picture of our favourite thing from the wedding. Everybody seemed to enjoy the cake and dancing! We have also been looking at different Disney objects and trying to guess which film they are from. We have been doing lots of counting, including counting spots on dalmatians.
After the half term break, our new topic will be Under the Sea. Talk to your child about any animals that live under the sea. Look at pictures in books or on the internet and talk about the names of different sea creatures.
Book of the week: Rainbow Fish
Letter of the week: f
Play a game of I Spy with your child. Can they find anything beginning with f?
Numbers of the week: 1-5
Help your child to write the numbers 1-5.
Word of the week: fish
We have been learning about celebrations in the church, such as weddings. On Friday we had our own wedding and learned all about how they are special because they celebrate when people love each other. The bride and the groom made their grand entrance in the wedding car and we sang some songs. We threw confetti over them and they cut the wedding cake. Everybody had some cake and danced a waltz. What a great day! Talk to your child about the wedding and show them the wedding pictures. Can they remember what happened? What did they like best?
Next week we will be looking at pictures from our wedding celebration and talking about what happened and how we celebrated. Talk to your child about our wedding and ask them what they liked best. We will also be doing lots of number and counting activities next week including making our own dalmatian puppies and counting the spots to stick on.
This week we have been learning all about Frozen. We have drawn our favourite characters from the story and helped Elsa to escape from the ice by learning about freezing and melting. We have also helped Anna and Elsa to share the frozen jewels fairly, talking about more, less, and the same.
We have been preparing for our wedding celebration on Friday so we have been learning all about weddings and the special miracle at the wedding at Cana, where Jesus turned the water into wine. We made some cakes for our wedding and talked about how the ingredients changed, including melting chocolate! We can't wait to eat them at the wedding!
On Monday we celebrated Chinese New Year. The children watched a video about how Chinese New Year and how it is celebrated. We then tried some Chinese noodles and prawn crackers. They were delicious! This week the children have enjoyed exploring our Chinese restaurant role play area!
This week the children have enjoyed learning about animals from The Lion King and The Jungle Book. They have made their own animal masks, made books about animals and done some great writing around this.
In RE we will have been learning about the church and celebrations at church such as a baptism and wedding. We will be learning more about weddings and even having our own wedding celebration. Talk to your child about what weddings are and why they are special. If you have any photographs from wedding celebrations that you have had or been to, show them to your child and talk about them.
Last week we visited St Edward's church to look around as we have been learning about the church. We saw lots of things including the altar, pews, candles, bells, the bible, the tabernacle, statues and the cross. Thank you to parents who came to help us!
Talk to your child about what they saw at church and things that we can celebrate in church, for example, a baptism or a wedding. Next week we will be learning all about wedding celebrations. Have you got any photos of any wedding celebrations that you have had or been to? Show them to your child and talk about what happens at a wedding.
This week we have been learning about Toy Story. We have drawn our own toys, made own aliens using different shapes, counted the toys in the toy box and even called Woody and Buzz from our phone box! Talk to your child about what toys they like to play with at home. Can they draw a picture and try to write the initial sound? ('d' for doll)
REMINDER - We will be visiting St Edward's church on Friday morning. Please wrap up warm and make sure your child is wearing sensible shoes and a waterproof coat. If you are able to come with us please let us know as we currently do not have enough helpers and will unfortunately have to cancel the trip if we do not have enough on Friday.
Next week we will be learning about Toy Story. What does your child like to play with? Talk to them about their favourite toy. Can they count their toys? We will be looking at lots of different toys next week and making our own toy aliens using different shapes.
Our story of the week is Kipper's Toy Box.