Showing posts from October, 2017

Parade of Characters

Dear parents, many thanks for your hard work and support today at our Parade of Characters to celebrate the end of World Literature Week here at Charter!

Here are some photos of our morning:

Tug of War with the Enormous Turnip!

Thanks Nicha's mummy for sending the following photos:

Some photos from our week....

This is our friend Mr. Potato Head. We use our imagination and change his look every day!
We have been using the iPads to form proper letters and spell words.

We are starting to spell words independently at the pocket chart.
In the finger gym, we use our fine motor skills and imagination to build creatures and robots
Baiboon has made carrot cake from play doh!
We can use the SmartBoard independently to play 'I Spy...'
Hong Kong is learning to trace and recognise his numbers. 
Every Thursday, we practice our handwriting. Here Nicha has decided she wants to go to the fire station!
Arya wants to go to the school!
Sky is going to the airport!
Japan is going to the 7-11!
Baiboon is going to the beach!

World Literature Week

This week, we have been reading and acting out some of our favourite fairy tales, including The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel and Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

We've had some guest readers sharing their favourite stories from home. Thank you for sharing with us!
Nicha's mommy read us a story about a very silly crocodile!
Ashton's daddy read us 'Room on the Broom'!
Baiboon's mommy told us all about dragonflies and busy bees! Here we are acting out 'The Three Little Pigs' - can you huff and puff with us?

App List

Dear parents, some of you have asked for suggestions on which educational apps are most appropriate for your child, particularly with the half term holiday approaching. Here is a list of the apps we use most in our class. Enjoy!
Writing Wizard for Kids By L'Escapadou Writing Wizard is designed to help every child learn how to trace letters, numbers, and words through a fun system carefully designed to maintain motivation. 

• Show and enforce how to trace letters correctly
• 9 Fonts available
• Fun tracing using 50+ animated stickers, sound effects and interactive games that animate letters at the end of tracing
• Uppercase & lowercase letters, numbers and words
• Ability to create your own word lists (and record audio for each word)
• Fully customizable to suit every child’s needs (letter size, difficulty,...)
• Check progress thanks to reports that display what the child has traced
• Shapes tracing activity for toddlers
• Create PDF Worksheets and print them to help your child to write o…
See what we've been up to!
 We made dip colour cards to see how two colours mix together
Ashton loves the colour yellow!

Anya and Cara are working hard together to count the correct number of toys
Sky is learning to order numbers in 10's.
We are learning all about how to stay healthy, including eating lots of fruits and vegetables. We are putting together number puzzles to see the healthy foods!
Counting french fries. Can you put the correct number of fries into the fry box?
Our very own Mr. Potato Head!