In English the children have been reading the story of The Gingerbread Man
They have been following instructions to make different things. The children have followed written instructions to make gingerbread men, a salt dough gingerbread man and a gingerbread person chain. They followed instructions on how to mix red, yellow and blue paint together to make brown and then painted their gingerbread men. In addition to this, they have worked independently to follow pictorial instructions on how to draw and colour a gingerbread man.
In Maths the children have been developing their understanding of 3D shapes by naming and describing their properties. They have explored nets of shapes and made cubes, cuboids and pyramids. The children have been very focused when making 3D shapes using straws and blu tac.
In Topic this week the children have worked with a partner to design and make their own board game. The children were given the opportunity to explore different board games and discuss the layout of each one. They have been Effective Communicators and discussed their ideas; been Critical Thinkers by designing a concept for their game; been Academically Successful by fulfilling the criteria set.