Finding out about China

Finding out about China

This week in Reception class we have been finding out about China. We made lanterns and dragons as decorations for Chinese New Year.

We looked at pictures of the Great Wall of China and then made our own wall using the large bricks.

We tried to use chop sticks.

Kenya in Reception Class

Kenya in Reception Class

This week we found out a little bit about Kenya. We discovered that people go to visit Kenya to look at the wonderful wildlife. We enjoyed painting pictures and making masks of our favourite animals.

Antarctica in Reception class

Antarctica in Reception class

This 1/2 term our topic is Our World. Each week we are focusing on different parts of the world. This week we have been finding out about Antarctica. We have enjoyed playing with the penguins and ice in the water area. We have listened to Blown Away by Rob Biddulph and drawn penguins.

Painting

Painting

This week we have started our art block, painting. We started by looking at different brushes. We described what was the same and what was different. We then experimented making different marks with the brushes.

We took our time.
We made wavy lines, straight lines and dots.