This term as part of our topic of the Very Hungry Caterpillar we have our very own class caterpillars, we have been enjoying watching them as they grow and change. We have been looking at the information book Caterpillar Diary by David Drew and learning about the life cycle of a butterfly.
We have also been tasting fruit from the story the Very Hungry Caterpillar and exploring different words to describe the flavour and texture of the fruit.
This term we have been celebrating Chinese New Year, we have been learning all about the traditions of this celebration and comparing them with our own celebrations. We have been making role playing in a Chinese restaurant, acting out the story of the Great Race, making dancing dragons and Chinese drums.
Our next topic focuses on 'People who help us' and we will learning about different occupations who help us every day for example police and fire services.
This term our topic is 'Ourselves'. We have been using mirrors to look at our facial features and making paper plate portraits. We drew around one of the children on a large piece of paper and labelled all the body parts. The children were very good at pointing to the correct body part on themselves.
We have also been reading 'George's Balloon' and 'Where's my teddy?' by Jez Alborough and we have been talking about toys that are special to us. We have brought in All About Me bags and have been talking about objects and toys that are special to us.