Ladybirds (Reception)

Miss Purser

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...

At the Card Shop…

The card shop is up and running in the Ladybirds classroom and it has been a real hit with everyone! It has been a lovely quiet retreat from the buzz of the busy areas in our classroom and the children have been making all sorts of cards for their friends and...

Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf?

Dragonflies and Ladybirds children have been busy getting to know all about Little Red Riding Hood this week. On Thursday morning they made a trap to catch the big bad wolf. They were fantastic at finding all the equipment to do a good job. They went on to make the...

French for the Day!

The ladybirds enjoyed learning about France yesterday when celebrating the European Day of Languages. We dressed up in the colours of the French flag, said "bonjour" for the register, painted and made our own french flags and tried lots of lovely french breads.  ...

Welcome to the Ladybirds!

The new ladybirds are settling in well and are having a great time making new friendships with their peers and getting to know the adults from both Reception classes. They are becoming much more confident with the routine of the day and knowing their way around the...

Fee Fi Fo Fum!

This week Dragonflies and Ladybirds have been out in the gorgeous autumn weather getting on with counting and measuring in our garden. They have been working on our very own beanstalks. There were lots of surprises when the pods were opened by clever fingers and...

First days at Windy Nook

Children in Dragonflies and Ladybirds classes had their first day at school 3 weeks ago. They were all VERY excited. They have had lots of fun learning everything about life here at Windy Nook. Everyone loves playing outdoors and there has been lots to explore. The...

Our last day in Reception

The weather was very hot and stormy for the last day of outdoor fun and learning in Ladybirds and Dragonflies. It was packed with adventure and treats. Here is a list of all we did. 1.On the top field- football, making bouquets, treasure hunting, running in the swishy...

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