Summer 2 - Weather
This half term our topic is 'Weather'. We will be exploring the different types of weather and doing lots of activities around this topic to promote our learning such as, discussing the types of clothing and protection that we would wear/use, pencil control activities, cutting and sticking activities.
We are continuing to promote our phonic and number knowledge daily through an array of different active activities.
We enjoyed meeting a pair of guinea pigs that came to visit and exploring a nest that someone brought in for us to explore
Summer 1 - Bears
This half term our topic is ‘Bears’, we will be focusing on the stories, 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt', 'Paddington Bear' and other bear stories.
On our first week back, we explored and celebrated Easter! We designed our own Easter eggs for a competition and explored many Easter activities, including creating Easter cards.
Every Friday Conor will be coming into school to work with Nursery to do football and other skills.
We have been very excited about our new outdoor equipment! We have aimed to spend any dry days exploring our new house and climbing frame.
Spring 2 - Mini Beasts
This half term our topic is ‘Mini Beasts’. We have explored a range of different mini beasts through exploration and investigation, including a bug hunt and studied the different features and habitats. We continued to promote our cutting skills, develop our finger muscles and extending our counting skills through themed activities such as, threading a spider web following the numbers.
Every Monday during this half term we accessed the hall, where we practised different skills, such as throwing and catching, with Ross and Ellie.
Thursday 7th March was our World Book Day, we came to school dressed as our favourite book character!
For our final week we have studied frogs! We had a visit from a science workshop and enjoyed learning through exploring!
We have welcomed some new friends into our Nursery class this half term! We have all enjoyed learning our friend's names and having new children to play with!
This half term our topic is Space. We will be using some key texts as focuses for our work. These include Whatever Next, Aliens Love Underpants and Toys in Space. We will also be looking at non-fiction books to help build our knowledge of Space.
Our home corner has changed into a rocket! The children have helped decorate the role play area and we have astronaut and alien costumes! We have made our own rockets and space ships and thought carefully about the shapes we are using.
This half term we are focusing on Halloween, Bonfire Night, Nursery Rhymes and then Christmas.
We will explore many different activities linked to Halloween and Bonfire Night. We will be designing and painting individual pumpkins using cardboard and on the Interactive Whiteboard, and creating firework pictures on the iPads, computers and on black paper using chalk.
We will be looking at Nursery Rhymes over the next couple of weeks and extending our number knowledge through many different activities e.g. ordering numbers to weave a web for Incy Wincy Spider.
We will also be rehearsing our parts and songs for our Christmas Nativity show.
We are all busy making friends in our new classroom. We have been learning to take turns and share the toys at school. At snack time a special helper serves the snack and we use our lovely manners to say "thank you" or "no thank you". We have been putting on our coats and playing outside, too!