Our focus this Summer half term is
Wriggle and Crawl
This half term our topic is based around the theme of things in nature that ‘Wriggle and crawl’. We will be focusing on investigating mini-beasts and their habitats
As Our topic this half term is non-fiction based, we will be also be locating different types of information and facts about these species.
I hope you enjoy exploring and discovering the mini-beasts world around you!
What is Inside?
This term we will be finding out what is inside our bodies and learning lots of new vocabulary associated with different body parts with a greater emphasis on the human skeleton. Words such as bones, skull, ribs and pelvis will be used and explored throughout the term.
Funnybones stories will taking children to a magic journey through the human body.
The theme "What is Inside" is an opportunity to explore and discover the interior of bodies, eggs, treasure boxes, our school, hospitals, the sea, supermarkets etc.
What a great way to explore the world!
What can you see?
Once Upon a Time...
Great focus on the structure of a story where children will learn about its beginning, middle and end.
The Gingerbread Man
4th -14th of January
How did the Gingerbread Man come to life?
What was he made of? Can you tell the main ingredients used to make him?
What animals has he met on his journey?
How did the story end?
Would you do it differently?
Read the story of The Gingerbread Man
The Gingerbread Man game Counting, matching and ordering
Jack and the Beanstalk
16th to 27th of January
Beans? Why beans?
Who did Jack meet at the top of the beanstalk?
What animal did he sell?
What would you sell?
The 3 Little Pigs
29th January to 10th of February
Read the story here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtP83CWOMwc
Potions, Lotions, Smells and Spells
We will be encouraging children to be creative and look at ways they will predict and create fantastic potions as they explore the world of fairies and witches.
A great time for maths as well! How many spiders and frog legs can you use on your magic potion to make Mog, the cat, dance and sing?
We are learning the sounds of letters u, b,f,e. Can children find these initial sounds in words such as umbrella, big, fish and egg? What other words have these sounds?
We are celebrating Diwali this week, making fireworks paintings and beautiful divas!
Please be safe if your are out celebrating where there are fireworks displays.
Our letter sounds are g, o,c and k
You can watch an animated version of this lovely story on this link: