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The Green Grass Playground

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Have you seen our new Green Grass Playground?

We are very lucky to have this extra space for the children to play and explore. The children have loved practicing obstacle courses and a variety of sporting skills. They also play collaboratively with the small world and construction toys here.   

Fathers' Day Fun

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We invited the Fathers' to join their children on an afternoon of fun activities. They explored a variety of learning activities inside and outside. It was a great afternoon!

Life Cycle of a Frog

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We had a visit from the tadpoles and watched them change into froglets. The children enjoyed observing them swim around and grow bigger and bigger. 

The chicks came to visit

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We had lots of fun when the chicks came to visit Early Years. The children enjoyed holding and stroking the chicks. We talked about how we can care for them and made sure we were really quiet.

Spring Walk

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The children enjoyed going on a Spring walk around our beautiful school grounds. They used their senses to explore their surroundings and made a natural colour palette.

Traffic Signs

 

The children had lots of fun exploring the 'Street Fleet resources' playing traffic offices and driving cars, developing an awareness of how and why these are used. They even created some of their own traffic signs.

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Parachute Games

 

Children worked as a team and listened to instructions whilst playing parachute games in the playground. 

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Easter in EYFS

 

The children explored lots of Easter activities including singing to an audience at St. Barnabas Church, taking part in Easter egg hunts, arts and crafts and making delicious chocolate nests!

 

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Traditional Tales

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The children listened to the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.  Afterwards they enjoyed acting out the story together.  They explored the porridge oats and pretended to feed the three bears.

Fitness Fun

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Future games visited us for a fantastic sports session.  The children played lots of games and focused on the changes to their bodies during exercise.  They also learned about the importance of drinking water to re-hydrate.

Mud Kitchen

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The children explored the different textures of natural objects in the mud kitchen. It was great fun!

Chinese New Year

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The children enjoyed exploring activities to celebrate Chinese New Year together.

We have been on a wonderful Winter walk around our lovely school grounds.

The children looked at the trees and talked about what they could see.  They looked at the changes to the environment.

What do you notice about the trees? How have they changed since the Autumn?

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Our topic theme for this half term is; ‘Brilliant Books’

We will be looking at a variety of different books including fiction, non-fiction, poetry and Authors and Illustrators including; Martin Waddell, Nick Sharratt and Julia Donaldson.

 

 

We would like to invite family members to come into school to read and talk about their favourite children’s story book.  

 

We are looking forward to our 'Welly, Winter walk’ around the school grounds. We will be finding out about how the environment has changed since the Autumn.

 

Where is the Early Years Elf?

Where is the Early Years Elf? 1 The Elf is on the chair.
Where is the Early Years Elf? 2 The Elf is next to the Angel.
Where is the Early Years Elf? 3 The Elf is under the table.
Where is the Early Years Elf? 4 The Elf is behind the book.
Where is the Early Years Elf? 5 The Elf is in-between the reindeer.

We helped to decorate the Christmas tree.

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We enjoyed making decorations with the Grandparents. Look at some of the ones we made!

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We enjoyed making decorations with the Grandparents.  Look at some of the ones we made! 3
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Can you be a number detective? Where can you find numerals at home and when you are out and about?

Can you be a number detective? Where can you find numerals at home and when you are out and about? 1
Can you be a number detective? Where can you find numerals at home and when you are out and about? 2
Can you be a number detective? Where can you find numerals at home and when you are out and about? 3
Can you be a number detective? Where can you find numerals at home and when you are out and about? 4
Can you be a number detective? Where can you find numerals at home and when you are out and about? 5

We thought about the poppies for remembrance and worked collaboratively to create this canvas.

We thought about the poppies for remembrance and worked collaboratively to create this canvas. 1

We have been learning about Festivals of Light.

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We experimented with painting techniques to create our firework pictures.

Here are our 'Super Six' Learning Powers.

Here are our 'Super Six' Learning Powers.  1 The Very Busy Spider demonstrated 'Commitment'.
Here are our 'Super Six' Learning Powers.  2 The Enormous Turnip displays 'Collaboration'.
Here are our 'Super Six' Learning Powers.  3 The Crow and the Pitcher shows 'Resourcefulness'.
Here are our 'Super Six' Learning Powers.  4 The Hare and the Tortoise shows 'Determination'.
Here are our 'Super Six' Learning Powers.  5 The Rainbow Fish displays 'Reflection'.
Here are our 'Super Six' Learning Powers.  6 Why is the Sky Blue? shows 'Creativity'.
We have been learning about the Super Learning Powers.
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Welcome to Early Years at Linslade Lower School. We hope you like the new learning environment that we have created for everyone. The Early Years Teachers have been thinking about what they enjoyed at school...

Mrs Allen liked art and craft.

Mrs Braybrook liked maths.

Mrs Savin liked art and craft.

Miss Skerratt liked wood work.

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