Following Fascinations

Week 1 -Term 4

Communication and Language

Listening and attention

Understanding

Speaking

· Following instructions during games, activities and jobs.

· Adult led group discussions, taking turns to listen to each other and have our own ideas of what to say.

· Making time to talk with each child everyday, sharing news from half term.

· Singing and rhyme times.

Personal,Social and Emotional Development

Managing feelings and behavior

Self- confidence and self- awareness

Managing feelings and behaviour

· Thinking about how we are feeling and talking about different emotions. We made emotion faces to help us talk about this.

· Building friendships and having fun together with open ended resources, sharing ideas and enjoying each others company.

· Celebrating wow moments from home and preschool. Please send in ‘Wows’ anytime for your child to show.

Physical Development

Health and self care

Moving and handling

· Mastering washing up each day after snack and being independent putting plates up.

· Developing fine motor control though playing with pegs/threading.

· Negotiating uneven ground at forest school.

· Learning to be safe but still face challenge while playing outside.

· Scissor skills open ended cutting.

Mathematics

Numbers

Shape space and measure

· Dinosaur games matching, comparing, counting.

· Measuring heights.

· Shape hunt outside.

· Small group card matching shape games.

· Problem solving to build houses and testing our ideas.

Understanding the world

People and communities

World

Technology

· Sharing news from our half terms with our families.

· Making mixtures with mud.

· Enjoying our outside and forest school.

· Building bird house – using tools and birds nests at forest school.

· Talking about where seeds come from, observing a dried sunflower and Planting its hundreds of seeds.

· Crazy circuits – making an electrical circuit as a group to power a light.

Expressive Art and Design

Exploring and using media and materials

Being imaginative

· Experimenting with the light box and blending different colours to see what will happen.

· Printing and painting with vegetables.

· Role play home corner.

· Den building.

· Listening to music and stories on our music station.

Literacy

Reading

Writing

· Write Dance.

· Painting with vegetables.

· Using big white board on the floor with White board pens and rubbers.

· Making up our own stories and scenarios in the home corner to act out.

· Writing on clipboards in construction area.

· Group time and 1-1 reading and enjoying fiction and non- fiction books.