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Monday 25th May, 2020

It looks like you've been having a lovely time with your Mummy, Daddy and brother.  I am sure all your friends and class staff will enjoy seeing your photos and videos. 

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Saturday 2nd May, 2020

What brilliant football skills - keep practising and we look forward to seeing your skills when we are all back together again at school. 

 

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Wednesday 22nd April, 2020 

What a fantastic time you had out in the sun today!  I'm so glad you are continuing to work on your walking - I'll look forward to seeing how quick you've got when we are all back together again in school. 

Soft play fun!

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What a fabulous idea! This little man independently did some wonderful colour matching !

What a fabulous idea! This little man independently did some wonderful colour matching ! 1

St David’s Day. Ducklings had lots of fun celebrating this event. We did lots of dancing, explored dancing and decorated biscuits.

Ducklings made a house of straw that will be used as part of acting out The 3 Little Pigs.

Ducklings had some ready made pancakes. They enjoyed flipping them and then decided what topping they wanted.

It’s snowing!!

Exploring water, glitter and jelly....

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Enjoying books in the library. Ducklings, you handle the books so carefully and hold them the correct way -Fantastic!

Ducklings have had lots of fun mark making this week using vegetables, hair gel, coloured water and bingo dabbers.

Acting out our story ‘Whatever Next’

Birthday celebrations!

Mark making with shaving foam...

We are gymnasts!

Ducklings had a wonderful time celebrating Chinese New Year- we looked at different objects, felt different textures, tried on clothes, sensory exploration of rice and noodles, made a hat and lantern and ate lots of yummy food! What a busy day!

Lots of fun was had exploring printing with fruit! Lots of experimentation ...

Some fantastic imaginative play ...

Fantastic tunes on the keyboards Ducklings !

We explored brushing our teeth this week using our senses. We smelt and tasted mint toothpaste and brushed some very big teeth!

Investigating cogs turning....

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Amazing work ! This little lady went independently to the jigsaws in Maths and put all of the pieces in.

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This week we have began our food topic. In English we have read ‘This is the Bear and the Picnic Lunch’. We decided to make our own tuna sandwiches. The children tried really hard and enjoyed eating what they made, fantastic!

What a great first week back after the Holidays! We focused on winter... Ducklings investigated clothing suitable for the cold weather, read ‘Owl Babies’ , made a nest with items we found outside, explored cold with ice and snow and made wonderful pictures with coloured ice.

We had a birthday celebration today, a little man turned 5 ! We had disco lights, danced, played games and had some birthday cake.

Exploring snow....

Exploring Christmas and decorating the classroom ....

Exploring our names using water, chalk and paint brushes.

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These little men are enjoying mark making with his hands at the minute and exploring it in lots of different ways.

Mark making on a large scale. Ducklings used their gross motor skills to make lovely marks using chalks, crayons and felt tips.

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We made our own gingerbread house. It tasted as good as it looks !

We decorated gingerbread houses today

Ducklings had a fabulous time at SPACE, they all engaged so well. The slide was a definite favourite by all!

For Children in need Ducklings did lots of fun activities. We decorated scarves, investigated the colour yellow, water play and made loudest biscuits.

Let’s take a selfie! These little men showed their wonderful technology skills and took a picture of themselves on the iPad.

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Ducklings’ had a walk to Asda this morning....All children did amazing and enjoyed their toast and drink. Well done!

Ducklings’ had a walk to Asda this morning....All children did amazing and enjoyed their toast and drink. Well done!  1

We built houses just like the three little pigs. I hope the wolf doesn’t blow them down !

Exploring the multi-sensory room

Remembrance Day activities. We made our own poppies, decorated biscuits and investigated the colour red.

Bonfire night activities - The children had great fun exploring glitter, making a firework collage, using the floor projector to watch fireworks and watching the fizz experiment!

Making marks with cars and paint

Finding the fish and whales in the water...

Exploring jungle animal sounds. The children had a great time listening to the animal noises and copying them. They can do a brilliant roar !

This superstar came independently to join in the collage activity after going for a walk around the grounds.

Exploring arctic animals using ice....

We're going on a bear hunt.... exploring the mud.... squelch squerch!

Baking... the children followed instructions wonderfully and engaged well in this activity. They also enjoyed eating the cookies!

Exploring cause and effect with the floor projector.

Mark making in the dark! Ducklings had an amazing time watching the marks they made with chalk pens on the white board.

Water play! The children engaged well in water play. They enjoyed filling and emptying containers and focused on sharing the resources.

Linked to our sensory story 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' we explored the dark cave with different lights....

In PE we are focusing on dance. There is some wonderful rhythm in Ducklings!

Music! Exploring different musical instruments and listening to the noises they make.

Fun in soft play.... the children had a great time jumping in and out of the ball pool. They had a wonderful first experience of soft play.

Exploring outdoors... Duckling's had great fun exploring the playground on our first day at school.

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