World Book Day
After an exciting dance session based around either Where the Wild Things Are or The BFG, we enjoyed a week of work around these themes, culminating in dressing up as book characters. The costumes were simply amazing!
Well done to everyone (including adults) for all of your thought and hard work.
We all thoroughly enjoyed this week.
Where the Wild Things are
On Monday Class 1 enjoyed an amazing dance workshop, led by West End Dance, exploring and adding actions to our story, Where the Wild Things are. As our focus for World Book Week children have been drawing story maps, creating their own Wild Thing characters, preparing themed healthy snacks and making dream catchers. We have all had fun getting into character as well as thinking about how the characters felt in different parts of the story.
Book Week Dance Workshops
We all had great fun in our dance workshops based on "Where the Wild Things Are" and "The BFG". Thank you very much to the School Association for paying for them!
Rain, rain go away!
Monday doesn't seem to offer us the best weather - but Class 1 doesn't let that dampen their spirits! Despite the rain, the mud kitchen kitchen will always need more water for recipes and to play with!!
The children cannot wait to get stuck into activities at Forest School quick enough; whether it is exploring the pond life, producing exciting menus, learning to use tools, having a go at lighting a small fire, making natural paintbrushes and creating pictures, looking for wildlife - or just hanging out for a chat by the fire!
However, on Monday 27th, the rain was playing havoc with our fire and watering our pancake batter down considerably; so, after managing to make a few pancakes, we finished our cooking indoors where the children were able to dry off and eat before their Book Week dance performance.
This week Class 1 have been enjoying finding out about Chinese New Year. We have been counting to 10 in Mandarin, making Chinese dragon puppets and writing our names in Chinese. Children all enjoyed chopping vegetables to make our Chinese stir fry and loved eating them with noodles at snack time.