Our new topic for Learning Block 2 is FOOD. This week we focused on fruits around the world. We enjoyed exploring, drawing ,painting and tasting different types of fruits. We also made 3D fruits. We extended our knowledge about fruits through non-fiction books and video clips. We enjoyed cutting, chopping and mixing to make a delicious yummy fruit salad.
This week we have been learning to count numbers 1-10. We used interactive whiteboard to play counting games . We have also been sorting objects into colours and size. We also used our bodies to form shapes.
Here is a link you can work at home.
The Teddy Numbers game can help you to learn numbers to 15. Learn the digits and words for the numbers and it game can help you learn to count too.
In iCAN PLAY/Nursery we are following the ‘Letters & Sounds’ programme. Throughout the year we will be working on different aspects of Phase 1. This week we have been listening to general sound discrimination –environmental sounds. We have also been looking at words that rhyme and to develop knowledge about rhyme such as rhyming books and playing rhyming soup. We had fun going on a instrument hunt.
We have also been busy making marks in flour and glitter.
Our topic for Learning Block 2 is Festivals and Celebrations: This week we have been learning about birthdays. Our Entry Point is to have a birthday party for Kala the Kuala (RV) and Lola the Lamb (RG). We have been busy making party decorations, party hats, party invitations and cards. We have also been super bakers by making lots of party food, we have made cupcakes, krispy cakes and popcorn!
In maths we have been looking at measurements. We are learning lengths and sizes such as long, short, tall, big, little and small.
This week we have started phase 2 of our ‘Letters and Sounds’ phonics program. We are learning sounds ‘/s/ and /a/ and are looking at objects which have these initial sounds, we have also been playing silly soup to help us with these sounds.
Have you heard about any natural disasters in the news recently?
Have you or your family ever experienced a natural disaster?
What might the effects of these be to people’s lives?