As communicators we will be:
- To name the features of houses
- To know the names of their peers
- To know the names of staff members
- To understand positional language
- To use family names e.g. mum, dad, grandad, sister
- To listen to others one-to-one or in small groups.
- To focus attention and is able to follow directions (if not intently focused on own choice of activity.)
- To use vocabulary focused on objects and people that are of particular importance to them.
For our social learning we will be learning to:
- To engage in new activities with increasing confidence
- To develop new friendships
- To play cooperative games with adults and children
- To talk about their family and who is special to them
- To express own preferences and interests.
- To show affection and concern for people who are special to them.
- To select and use activities and resources with help.
- To welcome and value praise for what they have done.
- To demonstrate friendly behaviour, initiating conversations and forming good relationships with peers and familiar adults.
As movers we will be learning to:
- To draw lines and circles to represent different features of homes.
- To use fine motor skills to handle small building bricks.
- To make snips with scissors.
- To hold mark making tools effectively
- To show control in holding and using jugs to pour, hammers, books and mark-making tools.
- To start to use three fingers (tripod grip) to hold writing tools.
- To draw lines and circles using gross motor movements.
- To use one-handed tools and equipment, e.g. making snips in paper with child scissors.
As readers and writers we will be:
- To join in with repeated parts of the story the three little pigs
- To show interest in a range of texts
- To create their own books e.g. family albums
- To show an interest in mark making and begin to give meaning.
- To show interest in illustrations and print in books and print in the environment.
- To sometimes give meaning to marks as they draw and paint.
As mathematicians we will be:
- To use language of shape, describing their properties
- To construct with shapes appropriately
- To sort objects according to shape and size.
- To use number names in play
- To sing number songs
- To use some number names and number language spontaneously.
- To show interest in shape by sustained construction activity or by talking about shapes or arrangements.
- To show interest in shapes in the environment.
As scientists, historians and geographers we will be learning:
- To understand that everyone’s homes are different
- To show interest in celebrations
- To discuss celebrations and special events in their family
- To use google maps with help to find their home and local landmarks
- To discuss why a house built out of straw and sticks is a bad idea.
- To talk about what we have inside homes and outside.
- To have a sense of own immediate family and relations.
- In pretend play, imitate everyday actions and events from own family.
As artists we will be learning to:
- To sing songs about families and homes
- To stack bricks and being to build enclosures
- To construct houses using a variety of construction materials
- To give meaning to drawings and paintings, illustrating features of houses.
- To experiment with blocks, colours and marks.
- To begin to use representation to communicate, e.g. drawing a line and saying 'That's me'.
As engineers we will be learning to:
- Can you build a house that the big bad wolf won’t blow down?
- To use glue to create junk models.
- To begin to use tools e.g. scissors and tape to create models.