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Morning tea- Fruit, raisin bread and homemade jam

Morning group –
We started with our morning routine:
• Good morning song
• Days of the week
• Counting and number recognition
• Christmas songs
We then practised to our Christmas concert songs. The first time we listened to it carefully and for the second time, we all stood up sang along with it and came up with some actions to go with the song. Miss Sana then asked our friends to sing a big Happy Birthday to Warren!
We then read Hendrix’s book to finish off group time before playing.

Before lunch, the children listened to Liam and Lola’s books. Thanks for sharing! We then all made our beds before sitting at the table ready for lunch!

Lunch – Fish curry with rice and vegetables
Inside children were given variety of opportunities to develop their fine motor, social, role play, construction, coordination and cognitive skills through activities such as:
– Home corner- (dramatic play, memory, social, fine motor, imaginative)
– Handprint painting with Miss Sana, using green paint the children enjoyed stamping their hand prints to the paper. When they are dry, we will be making a Christmas tree with them! (sensory, creativity, fine motor, coordination, social)
– Cubby house (dramatic play, communication, imagination)
– Doll house with dolls and furniture – (Memory, social, fine motor, dramatic)
– Our own snow pit made out of corn flour and baby oil. Today we added some colours in for the children to mix up. Adding purple, orange and green.( Social, fine motor, social, sensory, creative)
– Puzzles (cognitive, coordination, fine motor, problem solving, social)
– Wooden road track (construction, fine motor, creativity, social)
– Felts and felt boards (imagination, creativity, cognitive, fine motor, social)

Dancing: everyone participated
Gymnastics: Angelina, Angus, Lola, Lilah, Beau, Honey, Sua

This morning and this afternoon the children were able to explore a range of activities outside. Such as:
– Cubby houses (dramatic play, social, communication)
– Sandpit with buckets, shovels, pots, trucks (construction, imagination, creativity, social)
– Free play outside (decision making, extending upon the child’s own interests)
– Bikes (co-ordination, gross motor)
– Alphabet threading – (fine motor, letter recognition, social)
– Music (language, dance, memory)
– Balancing beam and climbing bars (coordination, physical, balancing, fine and gross motor)
– Straw activity, using straws to create different shapes. (Shape & colour recognition, social, creative)
– Foam blocks (creativity, imagination, colour recognition, coordination, social)
– Alphabet/number threading (numeracy, letter recognition, hand-eye coordination, fine motor)
– Legos (problem solving, coordination, social, fine motor, creativity)
– Scooter bikes (co-ordination, gross motor)

Information for parents:
Parent teacher evening on November 25th 4-5:30pm. Christmas party on Thursday 10th December 3:30 -4:30 pm
There are the raffle tickets in each child’s bag, this is for our Christmas raffle. It can be paid to the reception area.

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