In Reception we have been very busy! What an exciting time we are having! The children have been so excited about Halloween activities they have had at home, and the various parties they have attended.
In class we decided to include the ‘Winnie the Witch’ stories with relevance to our topic ‘Stories and Rhyme’ this term. It’s been a really ‘magical time’!
In the Literacy room we have been writing spells using our knowledge of letters and sounds which we have learned in school.
In the maths room we have explored 3D shapes and made ‘Witch’ pictures with 2D shapes! We have been counting lots of spiders, mice, rats and stars. Our teachers were really scared because there were so many of them everywhere!
In the Discovery room we made our very own spells. We put letters, numbers and lots of spiders and ‘spooky’ skeletons into a huge cauldron to see what would come out! Some of us were even able to build words from all the ingredients in the cauldron. It was very tricky because there was a huge spider web covering the cauldron.
It was such good fun outside, we were drawing lots of Halloween pictures on black paper, labelling them and then used torches to read the words we had written. We really loved pouring all the sparkly, glittery potions we chose but we had to identify the letters on the bottles before we could put them in the cauldron!
We can’t wait to find out what we will be doing next week. Will keep you posted.