And Tango Makes Three

The children in Acorns, Sunflowers and Pumpkins have shown a real love for learning this week and they have really impressed their teachers… well done everyone in Reception!...

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The children in Acorns, Sunflowers and Pumpkins have shown a real love for learning this week and they have really impressed their teachers… well done everyone in Reception!

We have been thinking about how we have changed from when we were babies this week and considering all the things that we can now do. We looked at the different animal families in the story book and then talked about our own families, the children used clear, audible voices to share their ideas with the class- well done! The children have been very busy completing their rainbow challenges. The Yellow challenge has been particularly popular across the three classes with the children WOWing their teachers with their amazing, independent writing. The children also worked hard to create their own number lines, they were challenged to make sure all the numbers were correctly formed and in order. What a very busy week!

Next Week: our next mission as explorers will be to explore the jungle and write about our adventure.

Book Focus: Non-Fiction books about  Animals

Group Time Focus/orange challenge: this week we will be working on writing our first piece of writing for our writing showcases.

Maths: we will be continuing to think about subtraction

Phonics Focus: sounds ai and ee

Rainbow Challenges (independent, open-ended provision)

Red Challenge – To sculpt a salt dough polar animal.

Blue Challenge – To create our own 5 little… rhymes and write equations to match.

Yellow Challenge – To go on a tricky word hunt and read the words we find.

Green Challenge  – To use fine motor skills to cut out and order different sized hearts to make a decoration.

Purple Challenge – To create a maze with the tyres, crates and blocks.