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Insects and Bees

Sep 29, 2023

THEME

Insects & Bees

COLOUR

Yellow

SHAPE

Hexagon

NUMBER

13 & Recap

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LETTER

Ii – Insect

Moral conscious theme: Giving – This week we explained to the Squad that hard work does indeed pay off. We discussed how important it is to TRY before we accept a failure – we will only learn when we give it a go. Once we realise that working hard assists us in reaching our goals it will motivate us even more to do so. Grade 1 is a goal for all of our Squad at the moment and we know that they are all working hard to get there. 

Writing and Phonics: This week we went over our sight words as NO new sight words were introduced. We are nearing the end of the year and we are almost complete with our sight word pack – they are doing well with this but must continue to practice. 

We also introduced a new word family “ig”, we recapped our sound buttons, and the Squad finished a worksheet based on this. We also wrote sentences. We do encourage that your child continues to practice using the cat method this will only assist them further when they are in Grade 1. 

Mathematics: This week we completed a worksheet on counting in 2s, 5s and 10s. We also had a worksheet that was based on the principle of ‘doubling’. We were pleased to see that most of the squad realised this trick and then completed the worksheet by counting in 2s. Well done! 

Creative Art: Our art this week was based on the theme and the children made a beautiful poster of a self-made bee and the words ‘bee-lieve in yourself’ written underneath. They looked lovely and we know that you are going to love it. 

We also finished up a art piece for art expo which was music based and the children used ‘scratch/magic paper’ to write music. 

Music and Cooking: For cooking the Squad made their own snack using pineapple, apple, blueberries, bananas, pringles, chocolate chips and crumpets. They were shown an example of a bee/butterfly and they had to create their very own one using those items. It is always such a joy watching them become creative by using their imaginations – this ensures that each piece is completely unique and has their flair to it. 

 FunFit Sports: No FunFit this week (public holiday). 

 Wishing you all a lovely weekend. 

 

HAS A BEE EVER LANDED ON YOU ...

and instead of getting scared, you appreciate the possibility that you got confused for a flower?

    

 Dates to Diarise: 

4 Oct: Haircut Day

20 Oct: Art Expo

25 Oct: Mommy & Me Yoga (PP, HH, CC)

26 Oct: Mommy & Me Yoga (BB, SS)

26 Oct: Break Up Day

27, 28, 29 30 Oct: Mid Term Break

31 Oct: Back to School

 

Lots of love

Teacher Carla, Teacher Hayley and the Smart Squad Assistants

Our BEEutiful Squad !

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