This Week at Ladybirds – 22nd & 23rd February

Theme
Chinese New Year: Year of the Dog

Literacy
Sound of the week is ‘s’.
Please help your child find an object beginning with this sound to bring in.

Builders Tray/Malleable area
Noodles & chopsticks/forks & tongs

Maths Area
Patterns/fine motor skills: Pegs & boards

Craft
Chinese lantern and Dragon

Forest School
There is no Forest School this week.

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This Week at Ladybirds – 5th February

Theme
Valentine’s Day & pancakes

Literacy
Sound of the week is ‘b’.
Please help your child find an object beginning with this sound to bring in.

Builders Tray/Malleable area
Playdough with heart /shape cutters

Maths Area
Shapes: 2D shapes

Craft
Sizing hearts and hand print heart tree

Forest School
There will be a Forest School session on Thursday 8th February.

This Week at Ladybirds – 29th January

Theme
All About Me

Literacy
For ‘sound of the week’ this week we will be reviewing the sounds u, l, and f.

Builders Tray/Malleable area
Playdough with people mats

Maths Area
Big and Small: Measuring heights

Craft
Shape/Colour house

Forest School
There will be a Forest School morning on Thursday 1st February.

This Week at Ladybirds – 22nd Jan

Theme
Going on a Bear Hunt book theme

Literacy
Sound of the week is ‘f’.
Please help your child find an object beginning with this sound to bring in.

Builders Tray/Malleable area
Shredded paper/packaging with characters and tongs

Maths Area
Positional Language: Boxes and small world people

Craft
Paper plate bear

This Week at Ladybirds – 4th December

Theme
Christmas

Literacy
Sound of the week is ‘g’.
Please help your child find an object beginning with this sound to bring in.

Builders Tray/Malleable area
Glittery playdough

Maths Area
Patterns: Animal pattern fabric/puzzles

Craft
Craft: Calendar & Bauble

Stomach Bugs

Please be aware that if your child has diarrhoea and vomiting, they should stay at home until 48 hours after their last episode, to avoid passing on the infection to anybody else.

More information can be found here on when to keep your child at home due to illness.

 

 

This Week at Ladybirds – 20th November

Theme
Castles, Knights and Princesses

Literacy
Sound of the week is ‘m’.
Please help your child find an object beginning with this sound to bring in.

Story: Jack and the Beanstalk

Builders Tray/Malleable area
Rice and lentils

Maths Area
Patterns/fine motor skills: Pegs & boards

Craft
Craft: Dress a Knight and/or Princess

Forest School
Our final Forest school this term is on Thursday morning. Wrap up warm and don’t forget your wellies!

This Week at Ladybirds – 13th November

Theme
Hedgehogs and Habitats

Literacy
Sound of the week is ‘r’.
Please help your child find an object beginning with this sound to bring in.

Story: Owl Babies

Builders Tray/Malleable area
Playdough & pasta

Maths Area
Colours: Colour puzzles

Craft
Make a hedgehog & leaf picture
Leaf bookmarks

Forest School
Forest school continues on Thursday morning. Wrap up warm and don’t forget your wellies!

This Week at Ladybirds – 6th November

Theme
Remembrance

Literacy
Sound of the week is ‘h’.
Please help your child find an object beginning with this sound to bring in.

Builders Tray/Malleable area
Water: boats/ sinking & floating

Maths Area
Threading: Cotton reels and cards

Craft
Monday: Freecraft & Poppy seed cakes
Thursday & Friday: Handprint Poppy wreath

Forest School
Forest school continues on Thursday morning. Don’t forget your wellies!