Robin and Goldfinch Class
Welcome to the Robin and Goldfinch class web page! We are excited to show you all the wonderful things we will get up to throughout the year in F2!
We are looking forward to a fab year!
Miss Mitchell, Mr Hughes & Mrs Wilcockson
"Aha! Aho! Tracks in the snow. Whose are these footprints and where do they go?"
This week we have started our next Julia Donaldson topic book, 'The Gruffalo's child'. We have been experimenting with light and shadow using torches, both in our quiet room and in the role-play area. All the children have worked on sequencing a story, talking about how a story is structured. (A great one for you to have a go at at home.)
Recently we also had 'children in need' day, raising lots of money for charity through cake sales. This has fitted in well with our work talking about kindness, and thinking of ways in which we can be kind within our classes.
Last Friday saw our first session with our buddy class 'Kingfishers', playing with new friends and putting into practise the 'Hollyhill way'.
This week Robins and Goldfinches have been so busy! We began our write dance activity in the afternoon, pretending to erupt like a volcano, and then dancing with our wrists to represent the raindrops.
We made some bird-feeders to go in our outside area , in the hope we might see some actual robins and finches 'in the wild'!
Our outside area has been made into a cafe, and we have been using it every day. In maths we have started addition, and with our 'Monkey puzzle' theme, we have been adding bananas! (and then eating them!)
This week after our half term break, we have begun our new core book 'Monkey Puzzle', by Julia Donaldson. We have also made shelters for hedgehogs in our 'Whisper's Woodland' session, using piles of leaves. We made signs to go on the front so that the hedgehogs would find their way.
We also have been learning about addition using bananas!
Our first story this year will be 'Giraffes Can't Dance' by Giles Andreae.