WEEK 4: We decorated cupcakes with icing sugar, winter/Christmas cake toppers, marshmallows and reindeer sprinkles. We really enjoyed making and eating these!
The children in Nursery have been adding music to accompany the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. They have been playing percussion instruments loudly and quietly to represent Daddy bear and Baby bear and played along to the song When Goldilocks went to the House of the Bears. They watched Mrs Gardner as she conducted; holding arms wide to
The children were asked the question: Why should we wash our hands with soap? An experiment was carried out to see which condition removed vegetable oil (or germs!) from their hands. They discovered that the most effective was to use warm water and soap.
WEEK 3: We made toasted sandwiches. Firstly, we buttered the bread to stop the bread sticking to the special toasted sandwich machine (and to make to bread nice and crispy on the outside). Next, we put our fillings on the top slice (cheese/pepperoni). Then, we put the bottom slice over the filling and put it in the machine to toast.
WEEK 1: We made pizzas using small tortillas, tomato puree, cheese and/or ham. We even turned our second pizzas into quesadillas by folding them over. Can you tell from our smiley faces that we really enjoyed making these?!
Year 2 have been thinking about how important it is to treat with kindness and respect. We have also reminded the children that they must tell a trusted adult if they have been upset. To spread the message, they made posters and wore odd socks!
In Year 2, we have been practising using base 10 and calculation mats to help us add across a 10. Using the apparatus helped us with our place value and with our regrouping when crossing over a 10.