The children have spoken excitedly about different insects such as those that crawl and fly especially those that are native to Indonesia. We have been on a minibeast hunt, looking for ants, beetles, spiders and butterflies and discussing the varying habitats that they live in. Using various art materials, we have been creative in making different minibeasts; focusing on describing body parts using the correct scientific language. We have learned about the life cycle of some minibeasts including what happens when a caterpillar metamorphosises into butterfly.
In maths we have revisited learning about 2D shape. Children have used this knowledge to help them learn about the names and properties of 3D shapes such as cubes, cuboids, spheres and pyramids. They have looked for these shapes in the school environment and are excited about finding shapes all around them.
The children are developing their writing through a range of phonic based activities which require them to also develop their understanding of sentence structure. They are really developing confidence, as they enthusiastically engage with a range of exciting learning challenges. They are keen and eager to read and share how they are progressing as strong independent readers.