Reception

12Sep

Cooking In Reception

In Reception, we take cooking as a part of learning. We cook weekly and the children always look forward to this exciting activity. We believe cooking benefits children in the following ways: Social-Emotional Development: Hands on cooking activities help children develop confidence and skills. Following recipes encourages children to be self directed and independent, it also teaches them to follow directions and develop problem-solving skills. Physical Development: Fine motor and eye-hand coordination skills are developed by chopping, mixing, squeezing, and spreading. Cognitive Development:...

31Aug

Reading Buddies

Year 3 have joined with Reception class to enjoy books together. The year 3 children are taking responsibility to choose books that may be of interest to the Reception class children and then read stories to them. So far the children have really enjoyed spending time with their buddies, increasing in confidence and also getting to know children from other classes.  ...

29Aug

Buddy Reading Fun

At Ambrosoli we love buddy reading! Buddy Reading is where the older children come to the younger children’s classes to read and discuss books with them. In Reception we love it so much that this year we have arranged a regular weekly time where Year 3 will come and read to us – 3Mabira will read to Reception Flame Tree and 3Bunyonyi will read to Reception Baobab. Last week we had our first buddy reading sessions. The children enjoyed meeting...

15Mar

Reception trip to Papercraft

On Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th of March, Reception went on a trip to Papercraft – Flame Tree first, then Baobab the next day. We got to go on the bus which was so much fun, the children kept us entertained all the way there and back with songs, chants and lots of interesting stories! When we reached Papercraft we first had snack, then our guide for the day, Harriet, told us about how paper can be made from different materials...