Oct 14 2017

Autumn, Fairytales and Problem Solving!

Our role play corner is now complete, with giant, Jack’s House, a castle, the Billy Goat Gruff and Ogre’s bridge as well as a very colourful magic wishing tree! The children have enjoyed every creating their own fairytale adventures and have even been inspired to write signs for the Ogre to warn others!

We have been thinking about castles and their features as well as the best location for defence. The children have written about knights and jousting as well as think about materials that would be best for their armour. Now we are focusing on hibernation and we went out into the grounds, made maps and looked for possible sites where bats, wasps and hedgehogs might hibernate. These ideas were added to the maps and our next step will be to focus on one of these creatures and think about ways we could help create a good site for hibernation.

We are focusing on addition and subtraction in maths, using small numbers at first. We are thinking about different equipment we can use and trying to make number sentences from word problems which the giant is still setting us! Please keep counting in 1s, 2s,5s and 10s as this will ensure the children feel more comfortable with numbers.

Last week we made the most of the good weather to help Mr Blackburn  dig over the garden in our activity time. We will need to make sure our plot is tidied up for the winter!

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