Dragonflies (Reception)

Mrs Hopkins

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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...

Autumn Maths in Reception

The children have loved this outdoor maths game, they have been writing numbers on leaves (all the way to 20) and counting out the correct amount of jewels onto them. Well done Reception!...

Lovely letters

Children in Dragonflies and Ladybirds have only been in school for 6 weeks and already they are working hard on their writing. This week they used the BIG paper outdoors to practise making letters. They also did some drawing to perfect their pencil grip and make...

1,2,3 Squirt!

If you like working with numbers and if you like squirting water you would have enjoyed being in the Dragonflies and the Ladybird’s classes this week. If you look at the photos you can see everyone working hard on their early learning skills. Putting a coat on,...

Vote Vote Vote -for your favourite book

Bear stories are always popular in the Dragonflies’ class. Today there were 2 stores to could enjoy. The children could vote for We’re Going on a Bear Hunt or This is the Bear. The votes were counted and We’re going on a Bear Hunt won with 14 votes...

Whose spoon?

This week the Dragonflies and Ladybirds have been learning about Goldilocks and the three bears. On Wednesday there was a mystery to solve. Someone had muddled up the bear’s spoons. Who could it have been? And more importantly could the problem be sorted before...

Reception’s Adventure

This afternoon the Reception children went on an adventure to the Top Field. With Autumn just beginning we decided to go to the top field to see if we could see any signs of Autumn as we had already found lots of leaves changing colours and falling from the trees in...

Eurovision at Windy Nook Primary School

Today the whole school celebrated the European Day of Languages which was a great success as we all improved our understanding of different cultures and languages while having good fun! Each phase studied a different European country and learnt a song in a different...

The Little Red Hen

Children in Reception have loved the story about the Little Red Hen who makes her own bread from wheat, she asks for help from the other farm animals but they are all too busy, it was a great topic to talk about helping others and working hard to achieve something. We...

Getting ready for spring

The Ladybirds and the Dragonflies children have started to get ready for 2018. Yes, already! Miss Fernley  worked with some green fingered children to plant up a special Spring Garden with daffodils and narcissi. They will look beautiful when they come up next spring....

The Great Potato and Bean Harvest

The Ladybirds and Dragonflies have been keeping themselves busy outside by harvesting all the potatoes and broad beans that had been growing in the digging beds. There are some real keen gardeners this year, collecting the food and removing the weeds from the soil and...

Making perfume

The children in the Dragonflies and Ladybirds classes decided to use the last of the flowers in their garden to make perfume. The process is easy enough for everyone to have a go at home. Pick some flowers and herbs. Pull off the petals. Put in some water. Stir. The...

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