With Christmas only round the corner the children are beginning to get very excited. The FS1 and FS2 children have been sharing Christmas dressing up costumes – we have had elves, Christmas trees and snowmen running around. The FS2 children have also been very busy making Christmas hats and musical shakers for their Christmas sing-a-long which will be held in the Wallace Theatre on Thursday 12th December at 8.30 am. You will receive a letter home with all the details. The children in FS2 have amazed us this week with their growing knowledge of 3D shapes. They have been on 3D shape hunts inside and outside and they know, sphere, cone, cuboid and cylinder. They have also been singing a funny 3Dshape song from you tube:
Also, this week the children gave an impromptu performance of Handa’s Surprise. Earlier on in the week some children were balancing books and bean bags on their heads and having races. So we watched Handa’s surprise and discussed who was actually surprised at the end of the story was it Handa or her friend? You can watch the story together on here:
A big thank you again to the Mum’s Dad’s and Jade's Grandma all the way from Holland who have been in to help this week. The children always love having parent helpers in to either cook or get creative.
In FS1 the children have been busy making snowmen out of playdough – rolling different sized balls of dough and putting them on top of each other; they have been practising their scissor skills and making snowflakes from paper which are now stuck on the window in FS1; they have been making Christmas hats to wear for our sing-a-long which will be on 12th December (more details to follow about this); they have been painting Santa Claus faces and Christmas trees at the easels. As well as all of this, we have also been looking at the story of ‘The Little Red Hen’ and the children have used watercolours to paint pictures of the characters, and helped to retell the story by remembering repeated phrases. They enjoyed looking at how a grain of wheat goes through the process to become bread. The children were so excited about this that we made our own bread rolls at the end of the week! The children looked fabulous on Friday in their moustaches and afros.
Thank you so much for all your donations and support towards Movember.
Have a great weekend,
The Foundation Stage Team