F1 Acorns

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19/06/2017 05:06 PM
A very hungry caterpillar and some very hungry children
Since half term Acorns class have been continuing their topic on growing. we have been asking the questions How do animals change as they grow? and How have I changed? We learnt about the life cycle of a caterpillar and the different names animals are called when they are babies. We have created our own […]

14/05/2017 05:10 PM
They pulled and they pulled and they pulled…
This week in Acorns class we have been asking the question How do we use the things that we grow? The Enormous Turnip story has helped us to explore what foods we can make from vegetables and we even tried making our own turnip soup. We had to chop the turnip and onions which at […]

28/04/2017 08:17 AM
Jasper’s Beanstalk
This week in Acorns class we have been asking the questions, what do plants need to grow? And what is at the top of the beanstalk? Through the story Jasper’s beanstalk we talked about the things a plant needs to grow and have planted some of our own beans. We have to wait really patiently […]

02/04/2017 02:18 PM
Not I…
This has been our first week back after our boiler issues and we have jumped head first back into our learning. We have focused our learning around the story of the Little Red Hen and the question Where does out food come from? We have learnt the story of the little red hen using actions […]

13/03/2017 02:14 PM
Food glorious food
This half term F1 acorns are asking the question, why do we need food? We have been reading the story The Tiger who came to Tea by Judith Kerr. We have written shopping lists to make sure we have enough food for when the tiger comes to visit nursery, developing our mark making and phonics […]

09/02/2017 08:25 AM
A shiny scale
This week in F1 Acorns we have been using the story of the rainbow fish to help with our learning. We asked the question what lives under the sea? We looked very carefully at different pictures and information books to find out what some of the sea creatures were called and created gestures to help […]

09/02/2017 08:19 AM
The year of the Rooster
Last week F1 Acorns were exploring Chinese New Year. We listened to the story of how the order of animals was chosen and watched some dragon and lion dancing. We then decided we would like to try and do some dancing ourselves. It was lots of fun although it did get a bit hot inside the […]

26/01/2017 03:54 PM
I wrote to the zoo, they sent me a….
F1 Acorns have been doing some fantastic learning through the story Dear Zoo. It was very exciting when we got a parcel from the zoo in the learning box. When we opened it, we discovered an elephant. We all wondered why the zoo had sent an elephant because it was too big to make a good pet. […]

13/01/2017 12:58 PM
Walking through the jungle
In Acorns class this term we are asking the question: Where do the animals live? We have started by learning about jungle animals. We have designed our own snake skin patterns. We used stripes, zigzags, circles, crosses and dots to make the snakes all completely unique. We have also developed our fine motor control by […]

20/10/2016 04:41 PM
I’ll huff and I’ll puff
This week in F1 acorns we have continued to explore different types of houses. We have been reading the story of the three little pigs and retelling it orally. We really loved huffing and puffing like the big bad wolf! Outside we built some of our own structures, making sure they were strong enough not […]