This week we have been looking at animals all around the world. We went on a safari hunt around the classroom. We also wrote postcards to our friends and family telling them about our adventure.
In maths we focused on repeated patterns. We enjoyed making and completing patterns using different objects and colours.
In maths this week we have been looking at shapes. We have been going on shape hunts and playing what’s in the bag? We have been looking at more complex shapes. We learnt that a pentagon has 5 sides, a hexagon has 6 sides and an octagon has 8 sides.
In topic we have been looking at food and flags. We have been discussing different flags. We had a go at making our own flags as well. We also tried different food. We tried Mango, popadams, pitta bread, mozzarella and lemon. Everyone loved popadams!
In maths this week we have been looking at money. We have been examining different coins, talking about their size shape and colour. We have been using lots of language related to money within our play like buying train tickets, fruit and veg and different toys. It has been lots of fun.
In topic we have been reading the story Handa’s surprise. We looked at the different animals and talked about the similarities between Handa and us.
We have also been hard at work practicing for our nativity. We are very excited for you to all come and see it.
Another busy week of learning. In maths we have been looking at subtraction. We have been using our fingers, numicon tiles and tens frames to help work out different problems. We also started to look at some word problems. The golden rule for subtraction is always start with the bigger number!
In topic we have been looking at countries around the world. We enjoyed sharing facts about our native countries. We also used google earth to have a look at our world and find some different countries.
Another busy week of learning. In maths we have been looking at addition. We have been adding numbers using our fingers, numicon and a tens frame. We have been working on saying our sums “2 and 2 make 4”.
In topic we have been looking at Eid. We watched a short video about Eid and talked about who celebrates Eid and how they celebrate. We have also been looking at our nativity and practicing our lines and songs to get ready!
Another busy week of learning. In maths we have been looking at one more than and one less than. Working it out using our fingers, number cards and other objects around the room. We have been talking about how more than means the numbers are getting bigger and less than means the number will be getting smaller.
In topic we have been learning about Diwali. We read the story of Rama and Sita and made our own Diva lamps. This was lots of fun. We have also been learning about Remembrance Day. We have talked about the importance of the Poppy as a sign of remembrance. We then made poppies using salt dough.