We will begin this half term with snowman theme. We will reading The Snowman by Raymond Briggs, designing and making our own snowmen in the playdough and writing about snowmen.
Dinosaurs & Ice
Our topic work this term is Dinosaurs and Ice. We will be finding out lots of dinosaur facts based on our own interests. We will explore melting and freezing, liquids and solids through different ice activities.
In maths we will be rote counting to 100 and comparing and ordering numbers to 20. We will be pratising estimating numbers of objects and images and learning that teen numbers are 10 plus some more. We will begin to count in 2s and recognise odd and even numbers. The children will be introduced to doubling and halving through practical activities.
We will explore pattern, symmetry and 2d and 3d shapes. We will be comparing lengths, heights and weights.
We will be listening to a wide range of stories, writing for lots of different purposes and learning how to construct a simple sentence. We will be exploring vocabulary and types of words and phrases (verbs, nouns, prepositions and describing words.)
Phonics (reading and writing)
In phonics we will be learning to read and write sentences containing phase 3 phonemes and tricky words including 2-syllable words.
In PE our focus will be object control. We will be learning to control a wide range of objects by pushing, patting, throwing, catching or kicking with control. We will also continue to practice balance and moving in different ways through dance and using apparatus.