Chinese New Year!

We used the computer to find out about Chinese New Year.  We enjoyed making Chinese lanterns, good luck writing scrolls and having a noodle feast using chopsticks!  We held a very noisy dragon dance procession!

Life in the Polar Regions!

We have been investigating the cold in this Winter Weather.  We used our non-fiction collection and the internet on our laptops and ipads to ‘research’  Life in the Polar Regions.  We enjoyed creating a land of snow and ice in our classroom.  We found out lots of facts about Life in the Arctic and the…Continue Reading

Christmas Activities

We’ve been very busy making cards, calendars, decorations, wrapping presents and scattering the glitter!!  But most of all we have enjoyed Christmas themed role play!  We made a stable for Baby Jesus to be born in and dressed as Santa and the elves, made and delivered presents!Continue Reading

Fun in the Snow!

We had just been learning about the seasonal changes in Winter and wishing it would snow this year when the first flurries of this year arrived!  We rushed straight out to experience it in case it was the only snowfall this year!Continue Reading

Reception Class visit to Saltwell Park!

As part of our learning about seasonal change, we went to Saltwell Park to look for signs of Autumn.  We collected a variety of leaves, conkers, berries, leaves, nuts and seeds, some of which we used to make our own special crowns! We asked the many kinds of wildfowl if they were ‘going on holiday’…Continue Reading