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Mar 15, 2024

THEME

My House

COLOUR

Green

SHAPE

Square

NUMBER

8

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LETTER

Hh – House

It has been a jam-packed week with lots of fun activities and a lot of excitement after our Sports Day. Thank you for all the support, we really do appreciate it. 

This week we discussed houses, how each of our houses are different, and what kinds of rooms are found in our house. We also spoke about gardens and what kind of rooms could be found in the garden, such as a tool shed or garage. 

We practiced our letter of the week “h” and the sound it makes. We learnt that “h” stands for Harry Hatman in our letterland story book. We also looked for objects around the class that start with the letter “h”  

We carried on with our integrated theme art project, last week we coloured in our family members and painted triangles, this week we painted a square with a big paint brush. We painted a big A3 cardboard with some fun painting techniques, our Hoppers sponge painted the sky and used a fork to paint grass, after they were dry the Hoppers pasted our squares and triangles to make the house and then stuck the family members to the picture, we added a door and windows to the house and they even have a house number. These are looking amazing and will finish them with the final additions with next week’s theme “Pets.” 

On Thursday for cooking, we made a lovely, sweet treat of a house. We used a tennis biscuit for the square of the house, straight pretzels for the roof, a piece of KitKat for the door and some smarties for the windows.  

Happy Hoppers Yoga Day! We focused on our lateral muscles whilst singing and stretching along to the “Clap It” song. 

This week’s pose was the forward bend! 

Benefits of forward bending: 

*Improves digestion  

*Stretches and removes tension in the spine and neck 

*Increases blood flow  

 It has been a super busy week with lots of fun activities and excitement in the Happy Hopper classroom. 

Our theme next week is: My Pets 

If you would like to bring your pet to school next week, please send us a private message so that we can arrange a day and a time slot! 

Please label all belonging as we are still receiving many items that aren’t labelled.  

Have a safe and lovely weekend! 

 

Next week is all about PETS ...

    

 Dates to Diarise:

21 March: Public Holiday (Human Rights Day)

22 March: School Holiday

29 March – 1 April: Easter Weekend

11 April: Break Up Day

12 April: Holiday Club Starts

 

Lots of love

Teacher Katy, Teacher Cecilia and the Happy Hoppers Assistants

Our Happy Hoppers!

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