Emma

This author Emma Norris has created 11 entries.

09 Nov

Physical Development

We have been busy using our physical skills this week both fine and gross motor! We had so much fun with our outdoor  obstacle course, circus fun, cooking, writing, Threading and our favourite – Tug of War!   Its been an awesome week!   ...

03 Oct

Around the World

This week we have been talking lots about different countries in the world. With our special Uganda week celebrations going on, we have been reflecting on our own heritage and diversities.  The children played a game called ” Around the world” in circle time and could identify at least one country that made up their own special DNA.     ...

03 Oct

Tiger Hunt

Sunflowers came back from break time and found a set of footprints had been left in our class. We didn’t know who had left the footprints? It was a mystery! We used  inquiry skills to find out what or who had been in our classroom. We thought it could be a Lion, a Dinosaur or a Tiger. We searched the whole campus looking for the creature. We had some great ideas about how best to investigate and find out answers...

03 Oct

Ahoy! Pirates!

We had an incredible week last week enjoying pirate fun! We enjoyed a special pirate party on Tuesday. We were challenged by our teachers to find treasure! Each key worker group had to follow ten clues to find treasure chests with numbers on around school. This helped our teachers to understand how well we knew our way around school already. We then had to order the treasure chests in number order from 1-10. The final clue led us to the...

28 Sep

Rosh Hashanah

We celebrated Rosh Hashanah by eating apples dipped in honey. We thought about something we could do for someone else this school year that was kind. We sand the song ‘Dip the apples in the honey and we will have a good new year’. It was lots of fun! h ...

14 Sep

Friends

One of the most important parts of our Sunflower learning journey is our Personal, Social and Emotional Development. During our year in Sunflowers we are learning how to be a good friend, how to manage our behaviors and feelings in an appropriate way, how to look after ourselves and others and how to share and be kind. Our Sunflowers are already making wonderful friends. We are so proud of them!   ...

14 Sep

EID Mubarak

We had a wonderful time learning about the special festival EID. Our Muslim children shared with us all about their celebrations including ” presents” ” parties” ” yummy foods” and ” being with family”.   ...