Ladybirds (Reception)

Miss Purser

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Celebrating Diwali in the Ladybirds

This week we have been learning about Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. We made our own diva lamps using clay and glitter. We are all looking forward to taking them home and putting them on display with a candle in. We made our own Indian sweets to eat.   We also...

Fireworks go off in the Ladybirds

Last week we learnt about Bonfire night. We made firework pictures in the creative area, we described and wrote down the noises of fireworks and we worked out what numbers had been blasted away by the fireworks. We also made our own firework dances, making up unique...

Reception Woodland Adventure

All reception children had a BIG adventure this week. Their first taste of learning outside the school was on Tuesday. They took a coach to Thornley Woods for the start of the fun. They followed the yellow arrows all through the woods to complete a sculpture trail....

Halloween in the Ladybirds

This week we have been learning about Halloween and Autumn, have a look below at what we have been up to. We explored what was inside pumpkins and used our senses to describe it. We scooped out the seeds and washed them in the water tray and then sorted them into...

Ladybirds prepare for the Autumn Fair

If you are a parent/carer of the Ladybirds and are thinking of coming to the Autumn Fair, have a look out for our super duper Halloween decorated cupcakes! The children desperately want to eat...

You SHALL go to the ball!

Reception children have been having a fabulous time learning about Cinderella this week. Writing in the shaving foam ( it smells like Prince Charming) listening to the story and writing Cinderella's wish list. Outdoor learning has been special fun. Everyone enjoyed...

Ladybirds and Dragonflies go to the ball

In Reception this week we have been learning about Cinderella and comparing the story to other fairy tales with castles, knights, kings and queens. Inside we have been writing our own ball invitations, making food for our own ball in the  play dough, acting with the...

Learning about shapes through play

This week in our small maths groups we have been making 2D and 3D shapes in the play dough. Whilst busy making the shapes we talked to each other about the shapes names, how many sides some shapes had, whether it was flat or solid and what the shapes looked like. We...

Helpful Ladybirds on a mission

We had a very exciting letter on Tuesday that was sent from the 3rd little pig, from his brick house, who was wondering where his two brothers were as he hadn't seen them since the wolf blew their houses down. Well the Ladybirds wanted to help straight away and all...

The Three Little Pigs

This week we are learning about the Three Little Pigs and the children have already shown great interest in the story and have been showing high levels of engagement and interest in their child initiated play. The children have been busy in the builders site designing...

Building work in progress

This week children in Ladybirds and Dragonflies are learning about The Three Pigs. They can work on a building site in their outdoor area. Have a look at the latest set of photos. You'll see plumbing work, site plans, moving equipment,measuring,bricklaying and of...

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