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Health and Hygiene

Feb 7, 2022

THEME

Health & Hygiene

COLOUR

Green

SHAPE

Triangle

NUMBER

3

j

LETTER

Cc

Dear Hopper Parents 

We had such a jam-packed week learning about Health and Hygiene and doing such fun activities! 

Our first activity focused on our Number and Shape of the week. The Hoppers finger painted green dots around 3 triangles. Before painting, we counted the triangles and practiced number recognition. 

Our second activity was a progressive artwork. We started off by “bubble blowing” blue paint onto our cardboard to give it a soapy background effect. Next we stamped blue handprints onto the cardboard, which resulted in the perfect handwashing activity! Our artwork’s topic was “Don’t forget to wash the germs away.” We pretended that the paint was germs which needed to be washed away and we painted “germs” on the handprints and glued on a sponge and styrofoam balls as bubbles. 

Our last activity for the week focused on our letter and colour of the week.

Before hand we read two stories, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ and ‘The Crunching Munching Caterpillar’. Both these stories focus on healthy and unhealthy eating, as well as emphasising “C” for Caterpillar. After the stories we jumped straight into our activity where the kiddies stuck green objects onto their C letter. This fine motor activity included crumpling tissue paper into balls. 

 Our theme this week is: My Emotions and Valentine’s Day

 We hope that you have a lovely week! 

 

 

 

Little Scientists!

 On Wednesday during Ring Time, we did a germ experiment to convey the importance of washing hands!

We poured pepper on the surface of water and then put dishwashing liquid on the tip of an earbud. The pepper represented germs. Once the earbud was placed in the water, the soap spread the water and pepper, showing the Hoppers that soap chases away the germs!

The Hoppers really enjoyed this experiment!

 

Dates to Diarise:

 

Kiddies Valentine’s Disco: 11 Feb

(during school)

Haircut Day: 16 Feb

Bon Fire Picnic: 18 Feb

Mid-Term Break: 25th – 28th Feb

(no school, no Holiday Club)

 

 

 

 

Lots of love

Teacher Alexia, Teacher Kate-Lynn and the Happy Hopper Assistants

Our fruit makes us cute!

 

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