Pizzas, Planting, Dancing and Much Much More! 09.10.14
In Maths this week we have been learning some more numbers and have been having lots of fun learning to count! We have been visiting Miss Cook’s shop and counting food items, counting out beans for the farmers to plant and making rolls for the Little Red Hen out of play dough!
Last Friday we started some new learning which was ‘Write Dance’. This is a scheme to help develop children’s fine and gross motor skills to support them in their physical skill of writing. This is achieved through setting a scene with a story, listening to a song which is linked to the story, then dancing to the music before ‘scrimbling’ (word used by the scheme to mark-make) with a mark–making material to use their fine and gross motor skills for writing. Last Friday we read a story about being at the seaside, we sang and danced and then made a picture using the movements we had learnt. We will be doing ‘Write Dance’ every Friday for this term.
A positive, purposeful and enthusiastic atmosphere