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Morning tea- Apple crumbles, fruit salad

Morning group –
We started with our morning routine:
• Good morning song.
• Days of the week
• Counting and number recognition
• Colour recognition
• Revising our shapes
This morning Mr Lachie read the children the story ‘Dirty Mutt’. The children then had a group discussion about the weather. Everyone was happy to tell Mr Lachie about the rain at their house.

As a transition the children were asked to identify the colour on their shirt or pants.

Before lunch, Miss Remi read ‘The Red Book’ and ‘The Very Busy Spider’. Then, we had a group discussion about colours and numbers. Like How many legs does a spider have?
After some discussion, we sang ‘Rain Rain go away’.

Lunch – Falafel, wrap and salad bar

Inside, the children are given variety of opportunities to develop their fine motor, social, role play, construction, coordination and cognitive skills through activities.
The activities available today were:
– Home corner, the children can play with toy food, babies, cots, phones, vacuum, microwave, kettle, café area, doll house, dress up – (dramatic play, memory, social, fine motor, imaginative, pretend play)
– Book corner (Self soothing, letter/colour recognition, social)
– Lego and construction blocks, the children enjoyed sitting with Miss Remi to create their own tools! – (creative, social, sharing, fine motor)
– The children were able to explore painting easter eggs, supervised by Mr Lachie. The children were able to paint the eggs using paint brushes, glitters and flower sequins. (Fine motor, sensory, following direction, creativity, social, communication, imaginative)
– Miss Rowena set up some art and crafts which we are continuing on from Monday. The children were able to make their own Easter bunny Face. Most of the children engaged in this activity and enjoyed painting on the PVA glue and adding soft cotton to their paper plates. (Fine motor, Creative, social, communication, sharing)
– Rainbow rice in our sensory tray, using the colours pink, yellow, green and blue. The children were able to explore this with cups, scoops and bowls. We find this activity very popular, the children seem to calm down when exploring the rice.(sensory, social, communication, fine motor, colour recognition)
– Magnetic shapes, the children absolutely love these. They share these items very well and create amazing things individually or in small groups. (Fine motor, creative, social, communication, imagination, friendships, trial and error)
Gymnastics: Millie B, Chen Yi, Aiden, Xavier, Franki, Oliver

Thanks for the great day.

Remi, Thea, Rowena