Percy the Park Keeper rang us to say he had lost his badger Billy. We went on a badger hunt and found him up a tree. Percy came to visit us to fetch Billy. We asked Percy lots of super questions and really enjoyed his visit.
Look what we have been doing …
Photos include dough disco (helps develop their fine and gross motor dexterity, hand-eye coordination), practising tracing over chalk patterns with a cotton bud dipped in water (fine motor control), using mops to trace over chalk patterns outside to develop gross motor skills, pushing cars down a ramp to see which number it lands on a number line, and picking a number card and building a wall for Humpty using that many blocks.
The whole class using actions to retell stories, and in groups working collaboratively to make story maps and using the storymaps to retell the story.
Hot Seating The troll
Some of the children dressed up as the troll from 'The 3 Billy Goats Gruff' story and the class had to ask him questions. Questions included, 'Where do you live? Why are you so mean? What is your favourite food? What do you like to play with? What is your favourite size Billy Goat Gruff to eat?)