We have had a wonderful Christingle service in the hall. We made our own Christingle candles through the service as we learned about what each part means.
We counted , sorted and constructed our Christmas tree together. We had so much fun!
We had an amazing but chilly morning at the donkey sanctuary. The children listened carefully about the donkeys as we had a guided tour around, including in the staff only section as the children were so well behaved. I think the donkeys loved the carrots we took up and fed to them as well as all the pampering and stroking they received. The children had a lovely array of hats on and the donkeys took a shine to them… I think they thought they were yummy treats.
The Donkey Sanctuary were very grateful for the donations and said thank you. I would also like to say a huge thank you to Mrs Flood who came along to help and also treated the children to some very yummy cakes in the cafe.
Tonight the children are bringing home slips with what they will need for their costume. Reception class are either a star, donkey, cow or chicken. For the animals the children will just need clothes that are the approximate colour of the animal and we will be making head dresses in class to go with them. If you have any issues regarding the costumes, please come and see me. Have a lovely weekend and we will see you on Monday.
We have had a wonderful time making a display for the hall and exploring the use of different materials.
We had a wonderful decorating the tree assembly where each year group put decorations on the tree and performed a song or poem. Reception recited a poem called If by Richard Edwards and they did it amazingly. They also put their presents they wrapped and labelled under the Christmas tree. Well done everyone!
We are learning to wrap presents to go under the tree.
It has been wonderful to have you in the classroom today and you have made some amazing decorations with the children. Thank you all for your continuing support and enthusiasm.
This week we have been learning about the Christmas story. We have watched and taken part in the visit from the open the book who came to act out the first part of theChristmas story.