Head, shoulders knees & toes…

This week we will be learning all about how our bodies work. Lets start with a song.

We will be naming parts of the body, but what’s inside?

Try this game to make your favourite face, can you print it out?

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What actions can you do with your body?

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What’s at the bottom of the garden?

We are going to be exploring our garden this term to discover what minibeasts we can find and what we can discover about them. Where do they live? What do they eat? How do they move? What questions could you try to solve?

Part 1

Part 2

Mathematics

What is the same and what is different about them? Let’s explore and find out more! Can you sort the minibeast here?

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Make your own minibeast using this game.minibeast

 

Phonics

Phase 1

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Phase 2

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Tricky Words

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Whole School Book

Eric, a foreign exchange student comes to stay, he finds lots of things fascinating. However the family were unsure of whether or not he was happy? What makes you happy? What do you find fascinating? What questions could you ask? How would you feel if you had to leave your home and family? Can you think of another character we have been learning about that may have felt this way?

E-Safety

Article 17

You have the right to get information that is important to your well-being, from radio, newspaper, books, computers and other sources. Adults should make sure that the information you are getting is not harmful, and help you find and understand the information you need.

In Nursery we have been exploring a story and learning a song to help us to remember to keep safe on the internet. Find out more here!

STORY The-Adventures-of-Smartie-the-Penguin STORY

So what are the rules? Find out here!

http://www.netsmartzkids.org/learnwithclicky/knowtherules

Lets all be safe on the internet!

Paddington was a refugee….

Paddington travels from Peru to London to start a new life.

In nursery we will be thinking abut how he would have felt!

Also we will be thinking about the importance of family and the fat that families come in many shapes and sizes. What is special about your family?

This week we will be focusing on Rights of a child, we will be learning about some of those rights and making our own class charter. On Tuesday we will look forward to parents and carers visiting and supporting our learning in this area.

Find out more here!

Lets learn a song!

 

The Three Little Pigs

Article 6
You have the right to be alive.

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You have the right to food, clothing, a safe
place to live and to have your basic needs met.
You should not be disadvantaged so that you
can’t do many of the things other kids can do.

Article 37
No one is allowed to punish
you in a cruel or harmful way.

This week we are focusing on the ‘Three Little Pigs’. We will be focusing on different versions. What is your favourite & why? We will also relate these stories to UNICEF rights of the child!

Make your own story here.

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Let’s explore rhythm and rhyme! Our favourite song this week is

How about listening and joining in with this traditional tale with music, rhythm and rhyme?

Can you make your own sound effects for the story?

What rhyming words can you hear in this version?

Play these rhyming games here!

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Can you find words that rhyme with your name?

Can you find words that rhyme with your family members names?

Shape

Explore these shape games

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Triangle A Little Harder

square A real challenge

The Three Little Pigs make houses. What would be a good material to use on the roof of their house?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/5_6/sorting_using_mate.shtml

 

 

Not Now Bernard!

Listen to the story here….

We thought about ‘Article 12- Children have the right to be listened to.

Were Bernard’s rights being respected? How do you know?

Poor Bernard nobody listened to him, how does that make you feel? What part of the story do you like and why? What do you do if your family does not listen to you?

Nursery children explored making monsters.

They acted out the story.

They wrote about their favourite parts of the story.

We also explored another family story ‘Goldilocks and the three bears’. Was Baby Bear  listened to? Were his rights being respected? How do you know?

Sing this song

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=ThreeBears

Read this interactive story here

http://playtalkread.scot/interactive-books/goldilocks/

In RE & SEAL we will be thinking about making goals, completing goals and what a New Year resolution is. Watch this film clip!

What goals would you like to achieve this year?

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

At Nursery we will be exploring the festival of Christmas. Watch the Nativity story here which shows the first Christmas.

Learn this song

The Three Kings brought presents and Christians believe that God gave his only son as a present to the world.  So presents are given at Christmas to celebrate these gifts. Give Teddy some presents, make sure you count them properly!

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Santa brings presents, his reindeer pull the sleigh. Compose your own music by pressing their noses.

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Decorate your own Christmas tree.

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Play this fun snowball game

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Develop your own attention & listening skills with this game!

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Sing these Nursery Christmas Favourites

Who built the Ark?

Watch the story

Who is the main character?

Why does Noah build an ark?

How did the animals walk onto the ark?

Why was the rainbow sent?

How do you feel in a storm?

Could there ever be a flood in London now?

If you had super human powers, how would you solve the problem?

Was sending the flood a good or bad idea?

Philosophy for Children

Noah took the animals onto the ark because they were important to him and to God. What is important to you, what would you take onto the ark?

Mathematics

We will be making comparisons between items, especially relating to capacity.

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Investigation

If you were to build an ark, what materials would you build it from? Let’s investigate?

Play this game

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Can you make a boat that floats?

Vocabulary Work