WHAT ARE WE DOING THIS WEEK?
THEME – GROWING + CHANGING – This week focusing on plants.
AREAS OF LEARNING
Personal, social + emotional – making relationships
Communication, language + literacy – language + communication
Problem solving, reasoning + numeracy – shape, space + measures
Knowledge and understanding of the world – exploration + investigation
Physical development – movement + space
Creative development – developing imagination + imaginative play
PLEASE HELP – the list is in the lobby for parents able to help us with the shopping or washing for this half term.
We would appreciate large toy animals and play pet bowls, beds etc for this weeks home corner, thank you.
ADULT LED + FOCUSED ACTIVITIES:
- Natural collage pictures
- Display of the growth of a seed to a tree
- Leaf printing
- Measuring, weighing, drawing around and looking at properties of shaped objects
- House and garden pictures
- Linking sounds and letters – using magnetic letters
- Circle games
FREE PLAY ACTIVITIES:
Home corner –. Farm house and shop – digging, separating plants, selling fruit and veg, kitchen area
Creative – sunflower paintings on easel, free access to art trolley
Construction – new large construction blocks combined with cars, farm and animals.
Various – quiet book corner with shape games and puzzles,
Water with natural materials, brio train track, pirate
ship and sea-life, dolls house, coloured and sparkly
water, sound and aroma blocks, green gloop with
sticks for mark-making, laptop.
Free access to large choice bag containing creative, imaginary and physical resources and equipment
Cars and ride on toys, small climbing frame.
Large and small tyres.
Books, cushions and mark-making in sheltered area
Sharing suggestions– home grown plants and/or fruit and veg for possible tasting, pictures, books, stories related to plants, farms and growing, tractors, gardening tools.
Please remember that anything that interests your child and that they will enjoy sharing with the other children will be suitable.