Our Learning – week beginning 13th March

What are we learning about in Reception?

Week beginning: 13th March

  • Phonics –recapping on phonemes to date – practising segmenting and blending simple sentences and captions.
  • Learning the phonemes /ear/ /air/ /er/
  • Finding out about the Jewish festival of Purim.
  • Making graggers (shakers)
  • Moving to music and parading.
  • Writing about what we would like to be when we are older.
  • Exploring the names and properties of 3D shape.

How can you help at home?

  • Talk about celebrations and festivities your family takes part in. How do music, food and clothes form part of the celebrations?
  • Move around to music to – try a range of different types of music as well as fast/slow etc. How do they make you feel?
  • What other instruments can you make with reusable items? eg bottles, boxes, elastic bands etc
  • Talk about your aspirations for the future. What skills, that you are learning at school, will enable you to reach those aspirations?
  • Look around your home at different pieces of furniture, toys etc – what shape are they? Use names such as cuboid, cube, sphere, triangular prism etc to describe them.
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