The children enjoyed watching the videos they had made in the woods.
Today we took the Flip camera to the woods and made some videos of our friends.
Today we have made some Chinese Vegetable Spring Rolls. Everyone has helped with the chopping and grating and the children have chosen their own ingredients to fill their roll. We have talked about the different smells, garlic, ginger and spices and if we like them or not!
This week we are talking about the bedroom. In the water we can ‘pour, fill, empty, squeeze and drip’ ! In the sand we can play in dinosaur world.
Saturday (28th January) was Chinese New Year and we will be talking about Chinese New Year and have some Chinese items at Pre-school for the children to look at and play with.
This week the activities will include: making Chinese Spring Rolls, using the laptop, Woodland fun, talking box, playing number board games, Princess bingo, using Pixie, drawing with cars/trucks, making red and gold Chinese fans and making Chinese lanterns.
This morning we made some Banana Damper, lots of fun mashing banana and mixing the ingredients together.
Over the past few days, we have been looking at our globe to see where Australia is in recognition of Australia Day which was on 26th January. We were over the moon to have been lent some Australian books, toys and flags. We have learnt the names of some new animals and been singing some new songs including ‘Waltzing Matilda’ and ‘Kookaburra sits in an old gum tree’. Today at snack time, we tried some delicious chocolate biscuits that are popular in Australia and we also had Vegemite on our bread!
Today we made some number shadows with the light projector we recognised and named lots of numbers.
This week we are talking about the kitchen and things we find in the kitchen. In the water it’s ‘bathtime for baby’. In the sand we can play in ‘Bob the Builder’s’ building site.
The activities this week will include: P.E. with musical instruments, Kim’s game with letter bags, woodland fun, using the Lumiglow board, painting bread, making number shadows with the projector, kitchen utensil printing, cooked spaghetti fun, making Banana Damper and playing number board games.
This morning we made cheese straws, the children enjoyed helping to weigh out the ingredients and mix them together.
On Thursday we had a visit from the Dental Nurse, the children enjoyed acting out a scene from the Dentist’s with some props she brought with her.