- Who has the biggest hands in your family?
- How can you tell?
- Which of your fingers is the longest?
- Which finger is the shortest?
- Draw around everyone’s hands and cut them out – compare them
Week 9th July - Football Fever
It has been football mania at St Margaret's. There has been lots of conversation amongst the children about who England are playing in the world cup. We have made our own pitches indoors, created England bunting and flags, designed new England kits and researching players from the official World Cup sticker book.
Because of all the interest around the different countries in the football in the World Cup we have also discussed countries around the world, where they are and languages people speak in them. What an exciting week!
We can do it!
Maths Challenge 20 – Simon Says
Ask your grown up to be Simon – Simon tells players what they must do. However, the players must only obey commands that begin with the words "Simon Says." If Simon says, "Simon says touch your nose," then players must touch their nose. But, if Simon simply says, "jump," without first saying "Simon says," players must not jump. Those that do jump are out.
Listen to their instructions and see where you end up!
- 2 steps forward
- 1 step backwards
- Turn around in a circle
Do you know which way is left and which way is right
Pigeons and Pools!
With the continued hot weather, we have gotten our paddling pool out! We have found many different uses for it, including: filling it with balls, filling it with pom poms and of course water! We have had such a lovely time experiencing the different textures and ways to use the pool affecting different senses!
We have had lots of nature stop by and visit our outdoor area this week too, as we've had tubs of cool water to paddle in, and the animals have been taking full advantage, popping in to have a drink rather than a paddling. It has made for great viewing and we have talked about the different animals we have come across!
Maths Challenge 19 - Footsteps
Time to explore!
How many footsteps from:
The Caterpillars have arrived and are living in Star Room! We are now going to experience the life-cycle of caterpillars and are very excited by it. We have also been observing the caterpillars - noticing that they are "very tiny" at the moment. And are very curious how big they will get in the next stage.
We have been investigating the life-cycle and learning the names of the different stages. And we saw the "little homes they built for themselves". After researching we found out they are called "Cocoons"
We have enjoyed looking at what our teachers need to do to help them grow and also designing pictures of what we hope our caterpillars will grow into once they become butterfly's!!
"They have turned into butterfly's just like in The Hungry Caterpillar"!
We saw one come out of its cocoon this week, it was amazing! We cannot wait to release them into the wild once they are fully grown!
Maths Challenge 18 - Shape Hunt
Go on a shape hunt around your home!
Sort the shapes into groups. What other shapes can you find? Draw a picture of your findings and bring it into nursery!