Pirates and snowballs
Role-play included dressing up as pirates ,using maps & building a pirate ship. Pretending to be at school, domestic role play, selling & buying things at the shop, running a café, building bonfires, building bridges .
Mark-making-interest in new white boards by drawing pictures or attempting to write own names, painting bonfire pictures, drawing ladders in chalk, making maps.
Table top activities included using tap-a-shape, playing with the marble run, spotty dog game, making bracelets & necklaces with beads, shape sorter.
Outside we enjoyed the snow and made snowballs, tried to catch snowflakes, gathered leaves and made leaf soup.
Talked about what children did on bonfire night & then created firework pictures
Circle time singing and dancing
Making edible bird pictures using lard & seeds & talk about why we need to help them at this time of year.
Exploring properties of ice (small items encase in ice )
Talked about significance of wearing poppies
Adult support given with taking turns at playing What time is it Mr Wolf
Fine motor skills-threading, using scissors, sewing.
We also enjoyed the company of 2 mums who stayed and played, much to the delight of the other children too.