Spring has arrived at our forest school!

What signs of Spring can you see in these photographs? Look for the naughty cat sneaking a mug of hot chocolate!





Butterfly lifecycle

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Start each day with a dough disco. Parents you can find numerous dough recipes on line. Choose one which suits you and what you have in the cupboard. Don't forget dough disco helps our fingers and hands get stronger and be more ready for writing!

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Dough disco is exercise for the fingers to improve fine muscle control. It is good before long writing tasks as a warm-up but essential every day exercise fo...

Friday 3rd April - Reception home learning

Hello Children,

We all hope you are well and looking after each other at home. Here are some activities you might want to try today. Just do what you can! Don't forget dough disco and Teach your Monster to Read.

Remember try and get outside if you can for a play in the garden or a walk with your family. Fresh air is good for you! Stay safe!



Today we are going to focus on oa, Watch the video clip and try the activity.



Listen to this story at home. The maths work below is based upon his story. After you have listened to the story tell it to someone in your family.



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Can you write sentence with the words you found with oa in our phonics section?


Below is a link to a maths activity based upon 'What the Ladybird(bug) heard.'

If you can't do it today, maybe you could do it in the Easter holidays?


Other curriculum areas:

Lets get moving! Try some 'Go Noodle'. try link below!


Poppin' Bubbles - The Champiverse | GoNoodle

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There are lots of things you could do at home to celebrate Easter with your family. Maybe you could make an Easter basket or bonnet? Or you could make some yummy Easter nests? What about an Easter egg hunt - maybe Mom or Dad could write you some clues to read to find the eggs! You could try these over the Easter holiday.

Finally all of the Reception team wish you and your family a very happy Easter. Stay at home. Help us beat the virus! You are all superheroes!


Easter holiday 'things to do' link below:

During school closure the website teach your monster to read is offering free access. This would be extremely useful for your child to access.

Many thanks