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Art attack


Today we have been exploring colour. We searched the classrooms and worked together like the recriprical racoon to create a huge rainbow art attack in both Willow and Oak base. We also mixed colours like yellow and blue which make green and developed our fine motor by creating tiny collages. The children put their number knowledge to the test and completed a 'colour by number' by adding … [Read more...]

Growth and change


After our trip to the farm the children have been interested in how animals grow. We matched animal babies to their mothers and discussed the names of their young. We now know a baby cow is called a calf and a baby duck is called a duckling. Today we talked about our birthdays, what we need to live and grow and drew around ourselves to see how tall we are. We measured ourselves using rulers … [Read more...]

Year R farm trip


On Wednesday year R climbed aboard the bumpy tractor at Longdown Activity farm. We fed the baby kids with bottles of milk, held 5 day old chicks, fed the pigs and found a chicken egg each. On Thursday we wrote wonderful recounts about our trip using time openers to sequence our day.     … [Read more...]

Teddy bear puppets


Today we made teddy bear puppets by sewing felt together. We sat in the outdoor area concentrating hard on the sewing technique. Once the bear had eyes and a nose we took the puppets indoors and did a puppet show of Goldilocks and the three bears. … [Read more...]