Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Ramanandi

Welcome to Dragonflies

 

Resources:

Early Years Book List

 

Gardeners’ world

The sun is out so  the Dragonflies and Ladybirds classes are getting their gardens ready for the first days of spring. They have been planting beans, setting up a pretend Garden Centre in the classrooms, making vegetable superheroes ( if you don't know what one looks...

“I love you; you love me,” from the Dragonflies.

Pasta necklaces, curly wurly bracelets, bulb planting, portraits, designer handbags were all part of the I love you crafts afternoon in Early Years today. Everyone was very excited to share the afternoon with a special person from home. Before the visitors arrived...

Satsuma segments in Dragonflies

If you like satsumas in the Dragonflies class you will love maths. The snack area provided all we needed for maths learning this week. We counted the segments, then made sure everyone had the same number of segments. Did you know some satsumas have more segments than...

How much is that doggy?

Alison and Mollie from the Dogs Trust visited the Dragonflies classroom on Wednesday. Alison talked to everyone about looking after a dog or puppy. The children already knew lots about keeping pets. They had lots of learning to show off. The star of the show was...

Vets for pets

On Monday the children in Dragonflies began to learn about looking after pets. Lots of children already knew lots of information. They watched a video of a vet giving a dog a check up. Then they could have a go themselves in the vet's surgery in the classroom....

Hearts and friendship disco

The Nursery and Reception children had a fabulous time at the disco on Wednesday. They had some sweets, drinks and hot dogs. Best of all they danced the whole time to the disco music. Everyone looks gorgeous in their dancing outfits. Thank you to all the helpers who...

5,4,3,2,1, zero. Blast off!

Today some boys decided to make a moon car. What could they use? The crates, of course. They worked together to build it and it had some great space features. It needed a computer to program the launch. Some giant dominoes came in handy. There were some count downs,...

… On a cold and frosty morning in Dragonflies

The children in the Dragonflies class have been finding out about what happens when the temperature drops. They have been exploring ice and snow and finding out about arctic animals. They have even been pouring out juice and sharing  ice cubes with their friends. Here...

A rainy day won’t stop our outdoor play!

Rain doesn't stop play in the EYFS. Have a look at us having fun in the wet weather. Mixing colours in the puddles.     Practising our fine motor skills and recognising numbers.         Playing imaginatively in the water.   Developing communication and language in the...

Ladybirds and Dragonflies have fun in the snow

The snow arrived early this morning, covering the grounds of Windy Nook ...     We were all so excited to see how much snow had actually fallen and it was quickly decided that we must go out and explore some more...                   Snow ball target practise was a...

Reception Birdwatching Continued

Observing birds from afar was brilliant but we wanted to see them closer so we decided to put food out. On Friday we scattered bread crumbs in front of the bird hide and with a little bit of patience we saw a variety of birds, including birds that we hadn't seen...

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