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A Super Week!

Playful Learning...

We have had a wonderful week in Pear Class.  The children have been busy exploring lots of different activities and engaged in lots of playful learning.  Here are some examples of the learning experiences your child might have chosen; exploring the percussion instruments, fun playing hide and seek - taking turns to count or to hide, colouring, 'cooking' food, sand play, playing with the dinosaurs, describing the dinosaurs, naming the dinosaurs and talking about how the dinosaurs are feeling, threading beads (I was given a beautiful bead necklace to wear), building models with lego and duplo, climbing the climbing frame, going to the 'beach' and 'swimming in the sea' -  escaping 'sharks' and riding the wheeled toys. The children have enjoyed joining in with nursery rhymes.  It has been great to see the children beginning to get to know each other too.

 

Teaching and Learning...

Observing, listening and playing alongside your child enables valuable teaching to take place.  This week the children were showing a great interest in using scissors... an ideal opportunity to make this a teaching focus - holding and using scissors safely and effectively.  Their careful cutting and super snipping has been displayed in Pear classroom.  The children listened well and displayed determination!

 

Brilliant Books...

The children have enjoyed looking at books and listening to stories.  Some of the stories that they have enjoyed this week are; Dogs, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Little Pigs, Jack and the Beanstalk and Terrific Trains.

 

Nursery rhyme of the week...

Please take a look and sing together at home.  Your child might even like to add actions or act out the rhyme.

 

Next week's learning theme...Dinosaurs!

 

We have an exciting week planned - looking forward to seeing you all!

 

 

 

Nursery Rhyme Time!

We would like to say a BIG WELL DONE to all the children in Pear Class who have had a super first few days at school. The children have enjoyed exploring their setting and playing alongside their classmates and teachers. The children have already displayed enthusiasm and imagination including chasing Mrs Allen as 'monsters' and making many cups of 'coffee' and other 'food' and 'drink' (sand play). Some other activities have included puzzles, home corner, wheeled toys, climbing and balancing activities, sea creatures, books and stories. We hope that you are excited about next week in Pear Class... we are looking forward to seeing you.

Where will you play today?

Welcome to Pear Class

We hope you all had a wonderful summer holiday.

We have been getting your classroom all ready for you to start school next week and we cannot wait to meet you!

Please watch our little video introducing ourselves. We will be waiting with a smile to greet you next week smiley

Nursery Pear Class Welcome.mp4

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