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Making homes for our Gruffalo friends

November 29th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week we have been out collecting lots of natural items that we think the animals in our Gruffalo stories would like to use to build their houses. We used a collection of sticks, leaves, pebbles, pinecones and anything else we could find to build their houses using clay as the base.       […]

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Gruffalo footsteps

November 27th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Today we have been playing our Gruffalo footsteps game that we learnt last week. We even got some of the FS2 children join in. How did you have to move? Can you remember the rules? I wonder if you could teach someone at home our gruffalo footsteps game?

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Now my tummy beginning to rumble…

November 26th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

My favourite food is Gruffalo crumble!! On Friday we made a delicious Gruffalo (apple) crumble. We cut the apples made the crumble and put them into our dishes ready to be taken home, cooked and enjoyed. Did you enjoy your Gruffalo crumble? Can you remember how we made the crumble?

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The Gruffalo song in Makaton

November 24th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Here is a video of the afternoon children performing the Gruffalo song in Makaton. IMG_3916 from St. Augustine’s School on Vimeo.   I think these children are amazing! Can you learn some of the Makaton signs?  

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The Gruffalo song in Makaton

November 22nd, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

This week have been reading the story of ‘The Gruffalo’ by Julia Donaldson. As part of our learning we have been practicing the Gruffalo song with Makaton sign language. This is a video of our first attempt at singing and signing. I think you’ll agree that all of the nursery children have done amazingly well […]

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The Little Red Hen

October 11th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week we have been reading a story called the Little Red Hen. It is all about a hen who works hard on her farm to plant, water and harvest some wheat and then make it into a delicious loaf of bread. Can you remember who she asks to help her? Did they help her? […]

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Acting out the storm

September 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week we are reading the story of ‘Percy the Park Keeper- After the Storm’ by Nick Butterworth. In the story Percy has to go and help all his animal friends after the big storm blew their tree house down. We decided to pretend to be the storm and make lots of different noises using […]

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Expedition Elf

July 25th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

On our last day before the holiday we have gone back to the first page in the book where there’s “a little elf all by himself.” Now the cheeky little elf in the story didn’t want to be all by himself anymore so he made friends with lots of other little elves that he found […]

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An afternoon at the Fair

July 21st, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

This week we have been learning all about ‘The foggy foggy forest’ by Nick Sharratt. We really love the story but our favourite part is the ending  “And what can that be over there?” So today to celebrate our love for the story we have made our own travelling fair. We have had lots of fun making […]

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A morning at the Fair

July 21st, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

As part of our work on ‘The foggy foggy forest’ by Nick Sharratt, today we have been focussing on the last page of the book. “And what can that be over there?” We have had lots of fun making fairground music, creating delicious fairground snacks and playing some fairground games. We played our instruments with the backing […]

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