We went to the computer suite for the first time today (13th January). We handled the mouse very well as we worked through 2 programs on 'Tizzy's Toybox'.
Christmas Jumper and Party Day
Thanks to the school council for organising this fun day.
Aldo the MagicianWe loved having Aldo come today to do some magic tricks.
Snowman at Sunset
We loved practising and performing out play for all our family and friends.
We had a real treat today (9th Dec) as we were invited to watch the P3/4 Christmas Nativity. The singing, acting and costumes were amazing.
A Wiggly Nativity
We were invited to the nursery to see their performance of The wiggly Nativity. We really loved the costumes and beautiful songs. Well done everyone.
We really enjoyed our Christmas dinner on 6th December. Thank you to our wonderful cooks. It was delicious!!
Thank you to everyone who brought in boxes for the shoebox appeal. Boys and girls who are not as fortunate as us will love these special treats. The van came today to collect them.
We learned a rhyme, made a poster and had a special 1 minute silence to help us remember those special people who fought in wars so that we could live in freedom.
This week we started learning our letter sounds. We were introduced to 's' and 'a'. For each sound we heard a story and learned an action to help us remember it. We listened to words with the s sound in them and worked out if the sound was at the beginning or end of the word. We also learned how to correctly form the letter.
Numberwork 24th October
This week we are continuing to work with numbers 0 to 5.
Autumn Hunt Game.
Last week we played this game in 2 big teams. This week we played in smaller groups.
Show me cards.
We ordered our number cards from 0 to 5. We had to listen carefully as Mrs Dundas asked us to show her a number. We had to listen and count as she tapped out beats on instruments and look and count as she showed us sets of objects. We found the correct 'show me card'.
We had to find the correct colour and number of multi links and set them on our baseboard. We are all getting quicker at doing this activity.
Number work 17th October
This week our activities have helped us to recognise and write numbers 0 -5. We have been counting sets of objects and pictures up to 5. We have also been looking at repeating patterns.
Sorting using a Venn Diagram
We have been learning to sort on a Venn diagram. Have a look at how we sorted the coloured counters and compare bears.
Play based learning
Have a look at some of the things we have been dong.
Number Work 10th October
This week we have been learning about number 5. Some of our tasks were
During the last 2 weeks we have been practising patterns which will help us when we start to write letters and words.
Number Work 3rd October
We have been learning about number 4 this week. As well as making 4's with dough, we played 2 games.
Number Work 26th September
We learned a rhyme to help us correctly form the numeral 3.
Around the tree
Around the tree
That's the way we make a 3.
We practiced writing a 3 in our wallets and making it with dough. We played a game called happy faces. We rolled a die with numbers 1-3. We then put the correct number of counters on a board with lots of faces.
We were all invited to Teddy's birthday on Friday. Our teddy's were invited too. We had party food and played lots of party games. It was great fun.
We have been playing games to help us learn the character names in our reading books.
Planning Teddy's Party
Teddy is our class teddy. His birthday is on Friday. We are having a party and have been getting ready for it all week. We made place mats, cards and top hats. We planned games and decided to have a Krispie birthday cake.
Number work 19th September
This week we have been learning about the number 3.
This week we were doing over and under patterns. Our tasks were:-
We have learnt a rhyme to help us sit properly when we are working.
1234. Are your feet flat on the floor?
5678. Is your back nice and straight?
Number - 12th September
We have been learning about number 2 this week. We also had fun saying the number rhymes 5 ripe apples and 5 fat peas. We copied colour patterns using counters and cubes.
Pre-Writing Skills 15th September
This week we were learning that some letters are tall and some are short. We call them tall men and short men. When we were doing our activities we said:-
Tall man,tall man. Start at the top, pull down and stop.
Short man, short man. Start in the middle,pull down and stop.
Our tasks were