This week the children are continuing to learn about tens and ones in teen numbers. They have been given a choice of manipulatives. We try to give them a variety as different things help different children. Some prefer to use their plain old fingers! Fingers are brilliant, but with teen numbers you need more than ten...
In English the children have started orally rehearsing a losing story called Knuffle Bunny, by Mo Willems. This is the story map of the opening and the build-up. Mrs Fitzgerald is a great artist!
We have completed our story and thought you might like to hear some of it!. The children can tell you how it ends...
In Science this term the children are learning about what materials toys are made of. This fits in nicely with our topic 'A Toy's Story'. The children learned lots of new words to descirbe different materials, took toys out of a treasure chest and decided what materials the toys were made of and then went outside on a scavenger hunt to find out what materials the different pieces of playground equipment are made of.
Our learning today was to look at "What makes a Good Listener" and "Why is it important to be a good listener". The children really enjoyed playing a range of different listening games and realised how important it was to listen well so that we could follow the instructions given.