This week in Kindergarten we have been exploring lots of different activities! We continued our dinosaur theme this week by exploring a dinosaur world out on the decking tuff tray. We had leaves, grass, and big and small dinosaurs! We learned about the concepts of big and small by comparing the dinosaurs to each other, seeing if we could recognise which ones were the same!
We have also been engaging in some water play this week to stay cool! We have been using the pipettes by squeezing the balloon part to suck the water into the tube, we then squeezed to push all the water out and watched as it splashed back at us! We have also been using watering cans to make our water mill turn, we poured the water in and watched as it spun round and round!
We finished off our week with a trip to the farm! We saw lots of different animals such as chickens, geese, ducks, horses and a donkey! We looked at all the different animals and listened to the sounds they were making- some of them were very noisy! After we had walked around and looked at all the different animals we sat down for a drink of water and a snack, what a lovely morning at the farm!
This week in Pre-School we have been working on our fine motor skills to strengthen our finger muscles! We have enjoyed a lot of fun messy activities including play dough and sand exploration, threading with pasta and mark making in flour using our fingers!
We've shown a big interest in constructing recently and have been using construction materials to create some wonderful imaginative structures. We also had the opportunity to use the woodworking bench and tools this week which has been a big hit. We understand how to stay safe; we put on our safety goggles and have been taught how to use the tools safely. Some lovely pieces have been made to take home.
Also this week we put our sorting skills to good use! We are reading the Elmer stories and talking a lot about colours so we have done some colour sorting and matching with a range of resources!