Hook Norton C of E

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Foundation Stage News 7 February

Foundation Stage Friday

Here are some of the things that we have been doing this week:
We have been learning about Chinese New Year. • Listening to the Willow Pattern story and creating our own designs on plates • Making up our own stories and drawing a picture to go with it. • Drawing and writing about Chinese New Year. • Cooking and eating Chinese vegetables and noodles. • Using the interactive whiteboard to watch the Chinese lion dance in London and other information and story programmes relating to Chinese New Year.

Reception children have been: looking at teen numbers and ordering to 20. Recognising 1,2 and 5p coins

Read Write Inc.
Blue Group • Reviewing set 1sounds and blending them in simple words. Using magnet boards to form simple words and writing in their Busy Books working on letter formation.
Green Group • Using the new Red Ditty Books for reading a story, practising letter formation, and writing sentences independently. • Learning the new sound igh

Nursery children have been • enjoying phonics sessions with Boris the Bat practising the sounds sh,s,l,m,r. and learning the new sound ch. • talking about the letter of the week. • saying the rhyme the Queen of Hearts. • number songs Please help them to • find objects at home that begin with our sound of the week and bring them for the display table. Next term’s sound will be r.

Next Week: Please ensure all clothing is named and ALL children have a change of clothes as it is very wet and muddy outside. Many children are asking for fruit throughout the day. Please can each child bring one piece of fruit to share every week. Thank you.

Forest Group 2

The Foundation Stage Team