Our learning for w/c 5th October 2015

I can create a natural collage picture


30-50 EAD Captures experiences and responses with a range of media, such as music, dance and paint and other materials or words.

40-60 EAD Manipulates materials to achieve a planned effect.

EAD Constructs with a purpose in mind, using a variety of resources.

How can you help at home?

·         Collecting natural resources outside – making own collage or picture

·         Playing conkers!

·         Catch a falling leaf – try making a wish

Key vocabulary: natural, grow, art, collage, texture
I can move over, under and through the small apparatus


30-50 PD Moves freely and with pleasure and confidence in a range of ways, such as slithering, shuffling, rolling, crawling, walking, running, jumping, skipping, sliding and hopping. Runs skilfully and negotiates space successfully, adjusting speed or direction to avoid obstacles.

40-60 PD Experiments with different ways of moving. Jumps off an object and lands appropriately..

How can you help at home?

·         Going to the park – climbing, sliding, jumping, running, skipping

·         Races– how many different ways of moving can you think of?

I can use scissors effectively and correctly


30-50 PD  Uses one-handed tools and equipment, e.g. makes snips in paper with child scissors.
40-60 PD  Uses simple tools to effect changes to materials.

40-60 PD Handles tools, objects, construction and malleable materials safely and with increasing control.

How can you help at home?

·         Cutting out pictures from catalogues – maybe making a list for Christmas!

·         Cutting out different textures and thicknesses. Talk about how to do this carefully and safely.

Key vocabulary: scissors, cut, snip, safety, handle, cutting edge, blade
I can name the five senses


30-50 UW Talks about why things happen and how things work

30-50 C&L Questions why things happen and how things work

40-60 UW Looks closely at similarities, differences, patterns and change

40-60 C&L Extends vocabulary, especially by grouping and naming, exploring the meaning and sounds of new words.


How can you help at home?

·         Talk about the 5 senses and why they are important

·         Play games using one of the senses – e.g. closing your eyes and smelling the marmite or marmalade – can you guess which is on your toast?

·         Turn off the TV sound – how can you tell what they are saying?

Key vocabulary: senses – touch, taste, smell, listening, sight
Key vocabulary: apparatus, jumping, over, under, through

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