Our current topic is Dinosaurs
Old and new toys
Why something is special to us
Sorting toys into categories
Representing an object (toy) using the correct colours by drawing and painting
Designing /planning and making a toy
Looking at different coins
Books - Billy's Bucket and Kipper's Toy box
Here is some of our learning so far - You will find more on our photos page
Significant people in History
First Man to step on the moon- Neil Armstrong
Adventures of Christopher Columbus
What do explorers need?
What is an explorer?
Learning the features of a castle
Making a castle
Designing a coat of arms
The story of George and the Dragon
Role play which included a "Royal Banquet" and "Life in a castle"
Visit to Windsor Castle
We looked at the many superheroes around us
We thought about what special powers we would have if we were a superhero
We were given daily challenges such as
"How to free a superhero"
"Making a trap"
"Mixing a potion"
"Reveal the hidden words"
Using musical instruments for effect linked to the book Supertato
Toys - Spring 1
Here we looked at a wide variety of things relating to toys such as
Our favourite toy
How a toy works
Different types of toys
History of toys
Designing our own toy
Making our own toy
Drawing and painting pictures of our favourite toys
Music and Movement (Dancing and moving like a robot)
Making a sock puppet - linked to the storybook - Kipper's Toy box
Feelings and emotions - linked to the storybook - Dogger
We even had our very own toy shop where we could use coins such as 1p,2p,5p,10p,20p to pay for the things we bought.
Let's Celebrate - Autumn 2
This included a whole host of opportunities for the children to learn about celebrations .
We looked at
Welcoming a new baby.