There are 3 groups in foundation 1 yellow, blue and green. We also have purple group which is for children who stay for wrap around care.
Purple group for wrap around care children
In our maths area we have been working on measuring the longest and shortest objects and using the correct size language. We have also been making different pictures using a variety of shapes and discussing their properties.
On the writing table, we have been doing some fantastic writing and drawing linked to the book 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' and we have been drawing around shapes to make pictures.
At the making it table we have been making our own skeletons and making sticky pictures using a variety of different shapes.
Making it table
Our role play area is a Doctor's surgery, we have been pretending to be nurses and doctors and making our friends better.
Role play area
In the mallebable area we have been using play dough, we have been cutting out different shapes, making cupcakes and making different objects to count. One of our parents helped the children to make clay snakes, measuring the longest and shortest. We have also been painting portraits and printing using our hands.
In the construction area we have been building, using wooden 3D blocks, playing in the jungle using the wild animals and re-enacting our home environment using the dolls house.
In the discovery area we have been exploring different textures and using the appropriate language.
In our small world tray we have been looking at different animals and the habitats they live in.
In the water tray we have been filling and pouring using different containers. We have been exploring in the sand and playing with a variety of different wild animals.
On our interactive smart board we have been using the paint programme and looking at animal facts on the CBeebies website.
Interactive smart board
We have been looking at different number and shape jigsaws.
In our reading area we have lots of fantastic and exciting books to read, with big Charley bear or with our friends. There are many books for your children to borrow from our used book library which can be found in blue group.
Used book library
We made an obstacle course to encourage the children to travel thought, under, and over and to use the equipment to climb, crawl and balance. The children have been trying hard to pedal the bikes independently and use water and paint brushes to make independent marks on the wall. The children have been finding different shapes in the environment and recognising and matching logos.