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Teacher - Shells Jen Armstrong
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Summer Term 2 2021 Topic: Weather & SeasonsBook of the WeekCommunication activitiesPersonal, social and emotional activities Physical development activities Phonics letter of the week is…Maths activities Understanding the World activities Expressive arts activities
7th June The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack KeatsSnow – how does it make us feel?Role play weather station Turn taking playing board games Soft play and athleticsS for snowSnowball bingo – matching numerals Repeating patterns Changing materials – from ice to water, and water to ice Making maps of Peter’s journey Explore paint, ice, water, snow made from corn flour and shaving foam
14th JuneIncy Wincy Spider and song Rain how does it make us feel?Role play weather station Turn taking playing board games Soft play and athleticsI for incy wincyCounting spiders Spider bingo The number 8 Spider hunts Waterproof materials Learning the song Incy Wincy Spider
21st JuneRosie’s hat by Julia Donaldson Wind how does it make us feel?Role play weather station Turn taking playing board games Race for Life runA for aaaahhh my hat blew away!Making hats from 2D shapes Numbers on hats – which one has blown away? Making a storyline map of where Rosie’s hat travels to Exploring natural materials to represent different places the hat travels to Drawing Rosie’s face and other faces
28th June The Sunny Day by Anna Milbourne Sun how does it make us feel?Role play packing for a holiday Turn taking playing board games Soft play and athleticsN for nutFocus on using and applying maths skills, e.g. matching pairs gamesExploring sun and shadows Where is it hot in the world right now? Making shadow puppets
5th July Tap Tap Boom Boom by Lyn Ray Thunder and lightening how does it make us feel?Role play packing for a holiday Turn taking playing board games Soft play and athleticsP for puppyRepeated patterns e.g. tap tap boom boom in music and using potatoes to printWatching videos of storms Creating a thundery raincloud in a jar Playing music to represent rain, storm and thunder
12th JulyTree by Patrice Hegarty Seasons – what is our favourite season?Role play packing for a holiday Turn taking playing board games Soft play and athleticsT for treeCounting numbers on leaves, forwards and backwardsWhat are seasons? What does a tree look like in different seasons? Four seasons of a tree collage
19th JulySelecting our favourite books to rereadSeasons – what is our favourite season?Turn taking playing board gamesSoft playSuper sound gamesBoard games Celebrating our achievements Choice of art activities