Reception went on a ‘Spring Walk’ around the school
to look for signs of spring and change.
We used the camera and Ipads to take photographs.
We had a Chinese New Year party in school!
We wore Chinese hats, ate Chinese food
and visited the classes to do our dragon dance.
We set up a Chinese restaurant in class and ate noodles with chopsticks.
We have been learning about Chinese New Year!
We read a story of the great race and watched a video of the celebrations.
We made our own fortunes with funny messages and gave them to the staff.
This week we got to go on a visit to a real toy shop!
We travelled on our school mini bus to Smyths toystore and looked around.
Mr Kinsella even gave us money to buy toys for our class.
Reception have set up a toy shop in our role play area.
We have enjoyed acting out the role of a shop keeper
and paying for toys using money.
We experimented with lots of different moving toys to see how they work.
We really enjoyed creating a track and making the bee bots move.
This half term our topic is toys. In Reception we had lots of fun learning about different toys and how they work. we got to bring in our favourite toys from home and shared them with out friends!
We enjoyed painting pictures of our toys and writing about them.
We made Birthday cards for the Baby Jesus
and placed them by the crib at our end of year mass.
In Reception we had lots of fun dressing up as different Christmas characters.
Father Ged visited us in Reception and we acted out our own Baptism.
We worked hard to balance in P.E
and used lots of different climbing equipment.
We had so much fun celebrating Diwali!
We got henna tattoos and tasted spicy Indian food.
Reception went on their first trip to Calderstones Park and had lots of fun!
We went on an Autumn walk and made lots of wonderful floor art.
We also visited ‘The Story Barn’ where we listened to
lots of stories and played games.
We had lots of fun playing bob apple.
We have been playing lots of number games in class.
We went to one of Mr Kinsella's special assemblies
and showed him what we have been learning in class.
Our number of the week is number 2.
We went on a hunt for pairs of socks and counted in 2's.
We really enjoyed our first visit to church for our start of year mass.
We joined in with prayers and singing.
Even Father Ged said we were little angels!
We decorated yummy cakes using icing and sprinkles.
Reception have really enjoyed their first two weeks in big school.
Look at all the fun we had!