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The Farm: Farm Animals

May 31, 2024

THEME

The Farm: Farm Animals

COLOUR

Red

SHAPE

Circle & Sphere

NUMBER

4

j

LETTER

Ff – Farm

This has been a short but remarkably busy week. We learnt all about farm animals. This is such a wonderful and exciting theme to learn about. The Happy Hoppers loved learning about all the different farm animals and what they eat and drink and where they live on the farm. They also learnt about what mommy, baby and daddy animals are called and what they produce for humans e.g.: wool from sheep. 

For our art, this week we did some cork stamping which is a good fine motor activity which strengthens their hand and finger muscles. The Hoppers enjoyed this activity.  

We spent a lot of the week doing assessments. The focus this week was to recognise their name without a picture next to it. Please encourage your little one to recognise their name. if you do write their name please remember to write only the first letter as a capital. Please can you also practise some number recognition with your little Hopper, numbers 1 to 10. 

Yoga this week the Hoppers had to hold on to a magic stick, the kiddies had to use their tummy muscles to hold their arms and legs straight out in a superman pose. This pose targets the upper and lower back abdominal muscles and hamstrings. The task was to hold the stick for 5 seconds, using 1 hand moving the right finishing off with another 5 seconds. 

Funfit sport this week the Hoppers played some cricket. They concentrated on batting and catching. This is a good game to improve eye hand coordination and eye foot coordination and many other skills as well. 

 

Please can you label all your child’s belongings as this is still not happening. 

Remember to boost your child’s immune system by giving them good vitamins. 

Have a wonderful weekend!! 

Love Teacher C and Teacher Yolandi 

 

Have a HAPPY weekend folks!

    

 Dates to Diarise:

7 June: Haircut Day

14 June: Bike-A-Thon

16 June: Youth Day

17 June: Youth Day Holiday

19 June: Hearing Tests

28 June: Book Character Dress Up Day & Mid Term Break Up Day

8 July: Back To School

 

 

 

Lots of love

Teacher C, Teacher Yolandi and the Happy Hoppers Assistants 

Our Hoppers!

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