Category: reception

Brilliant Work

Thank you so much for all your hard work! We have loved seeing what you’ve been up to. Look at how busy you’ve all been:     

Mindful Monday – Plant a seed in our positive thought garden

Hello everyone, This week we are planting some positive thoughts in our garden.  How wonderful it will be to watch them grow!  When we plant seeds they grow into plants.  Could we do the same with positive thinking?  What positive thought would you plant in your positivity garden?  Plants need water, sun and food (soil) …

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Foil Sculpture

Try this art activity. Maybe you could link it to our work on ‘Owl Babies’ and make a foil owl? Have fun experimenting with the paper and foil and seeing what shapes you can mould and sculpt.

Number Wands

Here is a fun activity to help with your counting skills. To make your wand: Using a wooden skewer or tightly rolled up piece of paper make a stick shape. Cut out a star shape and glue that to the top of your stick. Write on a number that is less than 20. Look at …

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Mindful Monday – It’s Spring let Positivity Grow!

Hello everyone, The days are getting longer and warmer and Spring is just around the corner.   The season of new growth is nearly upon us and it’s a wonderful opportunity for us all to spend more time outside.   Being outside has a very positive effect on our well – being.   Seeing new plants and blossoms …

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Brilliant Work!

It’s been great seeing all of your work this week. You have created some fantastic new story characters and we have loved reading all the great adjectives  you have used to describe them. It’s lovely to see that some of you have been trying the blog activities too (great idea to use a spoon for …

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Word Splat

Here is a fun game to learn reading words. Last week we focused on the sounds ‘ch’ and ‘sh’ and this week we are focusing on the sounds ‘th’ and ‘ng’. Write some words with these sounds in them (for example; chop, chip, ship, shock, strong, long, thick, moth), call out a word, read it …

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Mindful Monday

Hello everyone, A good night sleep is so important not only for our physical health but our mental health too! When we get the right amount of sleep it means that we can learn better (use our noggins), we can remember things easier, we can sit and listen better AND we’re not so grumpy so …

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Brilliant Work!

It has been great to see all your fantastic work this week Reception. We have loved looking at your story maps and seeing some of you doing this in different creative ways. We were also very impressed by the Worry Dolls lots of you made for Children’s Mental Health Week. It makes us laugh lots …

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Worry Dolls

As part of Children’s Mental Health Week we thought you might enjoy making your very own worry doll. Follow the instructions below: No wool or string to decorate your worry doll? Try using cut grass for a funny hairstyle or cut out little circles of paper and stick them on. Maybe add a pattern to …

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