Welcome to the ladybird class page. There are many ways to keep up to date with what is going on in school including MarvellousMe and Tapestry our online learning journal. Please make sure you keep checking out this class page to keep up to date with our learning in class. I will be adding photos, useful links and ideas for you to try out at home. Also make sure you check out the Caterpillars class page as well for other photos and useful links.
We have started the year and we are all missing our Mummies and Daddies just like the monkey in this story. Read the story at home and talk about how you miss the children but it is okay to miss people and it makes it really exciting when you see them again. We try to encourage the children to be brave and come in to school with a happy face then when they get home they can have an extra big special hug. It is also important to make sure your children know what to do if they are lost this is something else you can talk about when you have shared the story.
This term we are continuing to learn our first set of sounds. Again just to be tricky we don't follow the usual alphabet we follow the ReadWriteInc pattern. We learn to read and write the sounds in this order:
Each sound comes with a different rhyme and some words to help you and the children remember how to say the sound correctly and how to write it correctly. Each week we will send out the letter cards for each sound we have been learning that week. You can use them as flash cards or create your own fun game to play with them to help your child practice their sounds at home.
This term we are learning to recognize and write numbers to 10.
Keep checking book bags as we will send out number formation cards to continue practicing at home the numbers we have learnt.
At school we do messy trays to practice out formation (making marks in slime, flour, glitter etc). See how creative you can get at home.