Penguin and Pelican Class Blog

February 11, 2014
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Measuring

Last week we looked at measuring and found some giant foot prints. We tried to find out who left them by measuring peoples feet using non-standard measures and standard measures. It was great fun but we couldn’t find who had giant feet in school!

This week we continued our measuring and measured drawn lines in our books.

January 31, 2014
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Week of 27.1.14

Another fun filled week in Penguins! Here are some pictures of what we’ve been up to!

Some of us decided to build a pirate ship outside that was rather overtaken by animals!

Some of us decided to build a pirate ship outside that was rather overtaken by animals!

Since we planted our beans last week, they have begun to change... some of us have recorded what has been happening.

Since we planted our beans last week, they have begun to change… some of us have recorded what has been happening.

 

The puppet theatre has been popular this week!

The puppet theatre has been popular this week!

We had a go at programming the Beebots around a grid, they didn't always do what they were meant to!

We had a go at programming the Beebots around a grid, they didn’t always do what they were meant to!

It was Chinese New Year on Friday so we headed off to China! We went there on a plane and spent the day doing some Chinese activities…

We had to go through Passport Control before boarding the plane!

We had to go through Passport Control before boarding the plane!

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Here is our Plane! We had our 'Safety Talk' before Take Off!!

Here is our Plane! We had our ‘Safety Talk’ before Take Off!!

Here was our view from the Cockpit!

Here was our view from the Cockpit!

 

Here we are being served by our Trolly Dolly!

Here we are being served by our Trolly Dolly!

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Yum - the Prawn Crackers were tasty!

Yum – the Prawn Crackers were tasty! We were only allowed to eat them if we tried picking them up with our chopsticks!

 

January 13, 2014
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Phonics

Week commencing 6.1.14

In phonics we learned the letters/sounds Jj, Vv, Ww, Xx

 

Week commencing 13.1.14

This week we are learning:

Yy, Zz, zz, qu

January 10, 2014
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Our first week back!

What a busy first week back!

We kicked off the week by learning to use our new plastic slip-in wallets – here we are using them in Phonics:IMG_1685

IMG_1689It’s great to use our ‘phoneme frames’ – Look at how good we are getting at writing three letter words.

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We had the Treehouse Theatre in on Wednesday – they performed  ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. It was lots of fun! IMG_1697

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We also got to learn how to play some of the board games we were given by FOWPS for Christmas.

Also this week:

We all had a go at writing our Christmas news and impressed our teachers with our sound knowledge and beautiful letter formation.

We also did some addition work in Maths!

What busy busy bees!

 

 

 

 

December 15, 2013
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Things to Come

Wow what a busy time we have had. We are so proud of the little Penguins and Puffins for their performance of ‘Mary’s Knitting’ it is amazing what 4 and 5 year olds are capable of.

 

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This week we will be spending time finishing our Christmas goodies ready to take home.

We shall also be taking part in Christmas maths as well as reading and phonics.

Our Christmas party is on Wednesday so remember a party outfit. If anyone can help with changing, please talk to your child’s teacher.

December 5, 2013
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Things to Come

Next week we are continuing with our festivities.

– We have our Nativity performances.

– We are lucky to see the Keystage One performance.

– We are continuing to develop our understanding of addition.

– Reading and recalling our phonic knowledge will take place.

– We shall continue our Christmas surprises.

If you can help to dress the children prior to our performances, let your child’s teacher know.

December 1, 2013
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Things to Come

Well Christmas is fast approaching and we are beginning a variety of Christmas surprises of the next few weeks.  We will continue with:

– phonics

– reading

– number recognition and simple addition

– our Nativity ( don’t miss it)

and much more.