Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Hopkins

Welcome to Dragonflies

 

Resources:

Early Years Book List

 

Learning about lighthouses

Children in Dragonflies have been learning lots about lighthouses this week. They watched a video about Grace Darling and took a tour of the Fastnet lighthouse they found on the internet. Then they set to work making models and drawing lighthouses. Some children even...

Pirate problems get scientific.

Children in Dragonflies and Ladybirds have been learning about pirates and the sea this week. Their challenge was to make a pirate boat, find out if it would float and then see how many pirates could sail on it. Mams, dads and special people came to the launch party...

Early adventurers

It was a great day for an adventure today, so all the Early Years children went off to explore the top field. It was big, grassy and full of things to explore. Some children made shapes with flowers; some did throwing and catching; some found out about the fungi on a...

The Easter Story

In the Ladybirds this week the children have been learning about the first Easter story. We were visited by Ken and Lynn who brought the story to life with their knitted characters, two different crosses and a famous painting of Jesus on the cross. We learnt how...

The Easter Bunny hops into Windy Nook

It was a Wednesday afternoon, much like any other Wednesday afternoon in Dragonflies classroom. All the children were listening to a story about Little Nutbrown Hare. Suddenly there was a shape at the window! It was the Easter bunny. He quietly tapped on the window...

The Easter story

The children in Dragonflies class welcomed 2 visitors this morning. Mr and Mrs Coulson came to tell the story of Easter. They had some figures representing Jesus, his disciples and the food and drink at the last supper to help them. They looked at a wooden cross and a...

Perfect pet

Mollie the dog was due to visit Dragonflies and Ladybirds classes today, but she is too poorly to go out. A life size Dalmatian toy dog was able to make the trip and everyone loved it! There was lots of learning about dogs to be done, even without Mollie.

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