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Literacy using the work of Julia Donaldson.

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This week we explored some of the work of Julia Donaldson under our theme of ‘Oceans and Seas.’

Donaldson is an amazing and creative children’s story teller; I have yet to read a book of her’s that both myself and the children didn’t thoroughly enjoy. We used her books ‘Tiddler’ and ‘The Snail and the Whale’ to explore her underwater worlds and meet her inventive and imaginative characters.

 

 

 

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Houses and Homes

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Our topic this term is ‘Houses and Homes.’ The children are learning about all the different types of homes in their own locality and also about the various types of homes around the world. They have also been learning that houses fulfil people’s needs for shelter, water, warmth, somewhere to eat, comfort and personal space. Here are some of the activities we have done so far, although we won’t be finished the topic for another two weeks.

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