Category: Glenda Drake

No-blow Balloons

Tapping into the children’s prior knowledge of mixing baking soda with vinegar prior to starting, connected the children to the lesson

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Round Rainbows

Learning in science is important to understanding the world in which we live in.

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Bingo

I sang ‘Like a letter box’ with a tight, barely open mouth. I then sang with an open, round mouth-‘Like a trout.’

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Dancing with the Stars

One of the outcomes of this learning was that the children would be sharing their performance with local Kindergartens – experiencing community service.

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N is for Nurse

Arose much-animated conversation about the role of nurses, illness, injuries, caring for the sick, sick soldiers, sick children

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Super Subitising

What is subitising? Subitising the ability to recognise the number of objects in a small group without the need to count them.

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Vegetable Fun

Room 10 have been learning about the letter sound “v”.

We were given the opportunity to taste test a variety of vegetables including red peppers, cucumber and carrots. We described how the vegetables looked, tasted and felt. The children came up with some “juicy” vocabulary like crunchy, sour, sweet, bumpy, watery...

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Fairy Bread with great gusto

The children buttered their own triangle of bread and liberally applied sprinkles to make Fairy Bread. Here we are eating our Fairy Bread with great gusto. Read more about 'Fairy Bread with great gusto'...

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