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Cooking and Food

Nov 17, 2023

THEME

Cooking & Food

COLOUR

Purple

SHAPE

Rectangular Prism / Recap

NUMBER

Recap

j

LETTER

Cc – Cooking / Ff – Food

To start the week off, we had our BIG day out, we had so much fun at the Bird and Monkey Park. We were so excited to see all the animals. Their favourite animal to see was the tiger. We also got to feed the bunnies and guinea pigs. The Hoppers giggled while watching Teacher Kate-Lynn trying to catch a Guinee pig. They are super quick, those little guinea pigs, and so adorable. Luckily, I was able to catch one for them to love! Hahaha! 

Cooking is always a fun theme, and the children just love it. They love engaging in free role-play cooking, and they cooked up a storm using our classroom kitchen and utensils.  

We have been working on letter recognition and singing Jolly phonic songs to reinforce this. To reinforce our letter of the week, we did a playdough activity with the letter Cc. Keep practicing Hoppers.   

During the week, we made all sorts of delicious food and treats. On Wednesday, we made Healthy energy balls with a bit of a treat J. The Hoppers got to mix all the ingredients (Oats, oil, milk, cocoa powder, a little bit of honey, and the best part, smartiesJ). They then rolled them into little balls, and we packaged them in brown paper bags. We were going to send them home, but the Hoppers begged us, and we gave in, and they at them after they had finished their lunch. 

 On Thursday, we had yummy ham and cheese pizza. Our Hoppers rolled the dough, added some tomato paste, showed off their cutting skills by cutting some ham, and then sprinkled some cheese on top. All our Hoppers enjoyed their pizzas. 

We spoke about food and asked the Hoppers what their favourite food is; pizza and broccoli seemed to be winners.  We learned how to prepare the foods and cook them. We learned about the kitchen, utensils, cooking, and braai safety.  

For FunFit sports coach Trevor finished the end-year assessments, and they all enjoyed showing off their skills.  

It has been a great week.  

Our theme next week will be Travel and Holidays.  

Have a safe and lovely weekend. 

 

 

 

 

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Do you think pineapple belongs on pizza?

    

 Dates to Diarise: 

22 Nov: SS Graduation

24 Nov: CC & SS Outings

4: Magic Show

5 Dec: Christmas Party

6 Dec: School Break Up Day

7 Dec: Holiday Club Starts

15 Dec: Holiday Club Ends

 

Lots of love

Teacher Kate-Lynn, Teacher Katy and the Happy Hoppers Assistants

Our Sweet as Candy Hoppers!

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