Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Hopkins

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Universal Children’s Day

Yesterday was Universal Children’s Day, a day which celebrates children all over the world in order to help save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfill their potential. It stems from when the Declaration of the Rights of Child was...

Children in Need

Yesterday the Reception children enjoyed coming into school in non-uniform for Children in Need. Some children had Pudsey ears, Pudsey T-shirts and spotty clothes. We talked about Children in Need and the children coloured in Pudsey bears and wrote a list of the...

Reception Go Bananas!!!!

Today in reception we set up a banana lolly shop. We all visited the banana lolly shop and had to pay 6p for a banana lolly. We had to decide whether we wanted sprinkles on our banana lolly. We then counted out the six pennies and paid for our banana lolly. Everyone...

Friendship week in the Dragonflies

This week we have been looking at what makes a special friend. We have been making biscuits for our friends and painting pictures of them. We’ve had a lot of fun spending time and playing with our friends on the yard....

Biscuits for our special friends

Today in the Dragonflies we have been decorating biscuits for our friends. We iced the biscuits and put some sweets onto it. We thought about what our friend might like.  Then we gave our biscuits to our friends and we ate them. They were delicious!!!  ...

The Dragonflies Bonfire Bonanza

This week in the dragonflies we have been thinking about Bonfire night. We have been using paint and glitter to create firework pictures. Outside we used the sticks and blocks of wood to create a bonfire and then we had a bonfire party!!!!...

Adventuring at Thornley Woods

Yesterday the Ladybirds and Dragonflies enjoyed a trip to Thornley Woods. We went on an Autumn walk, collecting leaves, twigs and pine cones as well as spotting different woodland animals. After our walk we had our picnic and once we were finished we all sang...

Hauntingly good fun at the Halloween Disco!

At the Halloween Disco there was lots of creative costumes, daring dancing, fun food and perfect party games. Everyone had a great time and I particularly enjoyed the team game of wrapping up a Mummy!   ...

Woodland Walk

All the Dragonflies and Ladybirds spent a gorgeous day in Thornley Woods. They collected leaves, pine cones, sticks and twigs; found animals on the sculpture trail; made magic sticks, leaf crowns and built houses and beds for animals. The highlight of the trip was...

So disco!

At the Halloween disco for Nursery and Reception there was fun dancing, fun food and fun costumes. Have a look at the photos. If you’re easily frightened, look away now!...

Diwali in Reception

Happy Diwali! Today Reception learnt about Diwali by taking part in activities similar to those celebrated for Diwali, the Hindu festival of light. We have decorated the home corner, made an Indian sweet called coconut ice, made Diwali cards, painted mehndi patterns...

Happy Divali from Dragonflies and Ladybirds

The festival of Divali was celebrated in style today in our early years classes. There was so much fun and lots of learning. Indoors there was coconut ice to be made and shared out before the end of the day. Then there was the story of Sita and Ramu for listening...

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