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Police Visit

 

We had a very exciting afternoon with a visit from two police officers! They brought some uniform for us to try on and a police van for us to go inside! 

 

Science Week

 

We had a great week exploring different materials that float and sink. We found some materials and objects that we might find washed up at the beach. We predicted if they would float and sink and then carried out our investigation. We enjoyed looking at all the other Science activities that the other classes completed during the week.

 

Firefighters Visit

 

As part of our topic 'People Who Help Us', we had a visit from the fire brigade who took us on the fire engine and let us have a go at using the hose! It was such good fun!

 

Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day)

 

We thoroughly enjoyed taking part in Shrive Tuesday celebrations. We found out about why people eat pancakes and even ate our own pancakes! We tried to flip the pancakes and then chose our favourite topping. They were delicious!

Maths Workshop

 

We loved taking part in a range of maths activities with our grown ups. 

Chinese New Year

This term we are looking at the story, 'The tiger who came to tea'.

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Audio book read by Annie's Workshop

We have been exploring the language of subtraction by taking away objects to find an answer.

Santa Winter Wonderland!

We had a great time visiting West Boldon Lodge for a Santa Winter Wonderland workshop.We took part in lots of Christmas activities, including making a Christmas decoration and decorating a Santa hat. We helped the naughty elves by finding the 6 missing jigsaw pieces and sat around the campfire to eat toasted marshmallows. We went inside to warm up with a drink of hot chocolate before meeting Santa! What an exciting time we had!

Magnets Workshop

 

We had a great time exploring magnets and magnetism with our visitor. We found out what a magnet is and explored things which are magnetic and things which are not magnetic. We made predictions to say if we thought some objects would be magnetic. We learnt that all the objects which were magnetic were made from metal. 

 

Halloween Fun Day!

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Vegetable Potato Heads!

 

We enjoyed exploring a range of vegetables to make our own potato heads! We experimented with ways to use the cocktail sticks to assemble and join the different vegetables.

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Harvest Soup

 

We had a great time preparing vegetables for our Harvest soup. We washed our hands before using knives to cut and prepare the vegetables. The vegetables were then placed into the pan with stock. We sang some Harvest songs to our grown ups before sharing our soup with them.

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

 

We enjoyed sharing the story We're Going on a Bear Hunt. After reading the story, we used a range of musical instruments to add sound effects to the story. We used instruments such as, triangles, glockenspiels, tambourines and shakers to represent the different sounds from the story.

Maths Gruffalo Hunt

 

We had a problem to solve today as all the characters from the Gruffalo story were hiding in the outside area. We found the different characters and used some positional language to describe where they were hiding. 

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