An end to our topic
Wednesday April 20th 2016, 10:05 am  Tagged ,
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We have thoroughly enjoyed travelling on our pirate ship around the world. We have travelled to London, the Arctic, Brazil, China, Africa and Australia. As an end to our topic the children helped to set up information stands for each place and talked about the information that they had learned.                 0



Tasting fruit from Africa
Thursday February 25th 2016, 8:36 pm  Tagged
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This week we have been visiting Africa. We have read the story ‘Handa’s Surprise’ and tasted the fruit from the story. We tasted mango, pineapple, banana, orange, avocado, tangerine, passion fruit and guava juice. We described the taste, smell and texture using some lovely describing words like ‘juicy’ and ‘slippy’. We then decided which fruit […]



Chinese Ribbon Dancing 
Friday February 12th 2016, 1:57 pm  Tagged ,
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Making Spring Rolls
Friday February 12th 2016, 12:08 pm  Tagged
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To celebrate Chinese New Year we have been making spring rolls. The children chose their own ingredients to go into the filo pastry and rolled their own Spring rolls. We tasted them in the afternoon and all agreed that they tasted delicious.                          0



Mardi Gras Day
Sunday February 07th 2016, 11:17 am  Tagged ,
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We had lots of fun dressing up on our Mardi Gras day. The children looked so bright and colourful. In preparation we had designed our own masks and made musical instruments. We danced and played our instruments to a loud samba beat, and made our own carnival float filled with tricky words to read. In […]



Our first week in Brazil
Saturday January 30th 2016, 5:00 pm  Tagged
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This week the children have travelled to Brazil were we have been learning about the Amazon Rainforest and the animals that live there. The children have loved playing in the Amazon Explorers station role play area and the Rainforest small world area. They have been painting bright, colourful paintings in the style of Henry Rousseau […]



Visiting the Arctic
Saturday January 23rd 2016, 4:18 pm  Tagged
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This week the children have been learning about the Arctic. We have learned about the Inuit people and their way of life, we have also been finding out about the different animals that live there. The milk bottle igloo was a great success and the children really loved role playing in it. We ended the […]



Visiting London
Saturday January 23rd 2016, 3:32 pm  Tagged ,
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This week we have visited London. We read the story ‘Katie in London’ and learned all about the famous landmarks in London.  We have been using big boxes and large soft shapes to build castles and taxis. We have made crowns in the creative area and used jewels in the play dough area. In the […]