Category Archives: Physical development

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Holi Biscuits…

As part of our learning about Holi we baked Holi cookies. They were bright and colourful as Holi is the festival of colours and celebrating the triumph of good over evil. What colour biscuits would you bake for a Holi … Continue reading

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Learning About Holi.

Holi is celebrated next Monday 9th March and Tuesday 10th March. It is a festival from India which celebrates the arrival of spring and he triumphed of good over evil. We are learning about this colourful festival and enjoying making … Continue reading

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Holi Dance

As we are learning about Holi we learned a Holi dance. It was great fun dancing to music and adding actions. Which music do you like dancing to?

Adding

This week we are learning about addition. Our learning has not only focused upon adding but also using addition words. We played a game outdoors to help us with our addition. What is the sign we can use to show we are adding?

Making Sandwiches…

As we are growing cress we decided to make sandwiches using cress. We practised holding a knife to spread butter on our bread then chose to add ham or egg with our cress. We also talked about how our sandwiches were healthy for us. What healthy sandwiches can you suggest we make using the cress we grow?

Celebrating Shrove Tuesday .

Today we have been learning about Shrove Tuesday and the meaning of this festival. We talked about what we eat on this day how we celebrate Shrove Tuesday with our families. We found out that we celebrate Shrove Tuesday in different ways but we all enjoy it!

What toppings do you like on your pancakes?

Throwing and catching .

Today, during PE we have have been practicing catching and throwing using a bean bag. We learned to use big eyes, big hands and to pull the beanbag to our tummy as we catch it. First we worked alone and then we practised a game where we threw the beanbag to a friend to catch.

How high can you throw a beanbag and then catch it?

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Making A Sock Puppet

Today we have been busy creating sock puppets for Kipper. We enjoyed designing our puppet and we used lots of different materials . We looked at Sockthing, from Mick Inkpen’s book Kipper’s Toybox and then created our own sock puppet.What … Continue reading

Sponsored Skip.

Over the past half term we have been learning to skip so we can take part in a sponsored skip to raise money for the British Heart Foundation. We all enjoy helping others less fortunate than ourselves and this will be the third charity we have supported this academic year. Today we skipped for 10 minutes. It was very hard but we were determined to complete this challenge.

How much money have you raised for the British Heart Foundation this year?

Fruit Salad

Today we made a fresh fruit salad with mint. It was delicious. We chopped different fruits up and added freshly chopped mint. As we cut up the fruits we talked about how they were the same but different. We also talked about why fruit is good for us. The fruit salad was delicious. The mint was scrumptious!

Which fruits would you add to a fresh fruit salad?