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Bluebell Class

Welcome to Bluebell Class

 

Staff

Teacher - Mr Paul Roderick  

Miss Sadiya Kuddus (Learning Support Assistant)

Mr Petrus Undari (Learning Support Assistant)

Mrs Ann Aqualina (Learning Support Assistant) 

 

                            

 

Why not follow us on our Meadowbank School Twitter account #MbBluebellclass.

Summer 2 2022

 

Our final topic for the school year is……….

 

We have a lot of fun and exciting activities planned for Bluebell class whilst exploring this great topic. Here are just a few;

 

Decorating aliens and singing counting songs about aliens

Making rockets with duplo, blocks, art materials and recycled materials

Experimenting with coke and mentos to make explosions

Reading and sharing books about Space

Naming planets

Learning about the sun, moon and stars

Making tinfoil telescopes

Watching lights, stars and planets from the projector in the dark sensory room

Making space music

Painting ‘Earth’

Exploring magnetism

Making cheese moons

Space inspired dances and moving like they would in space

Space activities on purple mash

Sensory stories based on space eg ‘whatever next’ ‘Aliens love underpants’ ‘zoom rocket zoom’

Water play- floating and sinking

Sing songs, make music and dance linked to Space

Space role play / small world play

Explore glittery playdough

Watching clips from Toy Story and naming characters

 

Plus so much more…..    


We will also be taking a trip to Role Play Lane (https://www.facebook.com/RolePlayLane/) for our end of year school outing.

A role play village for growing minds.  

Summer 1 2022

 

Spring 2 2022

Spring 1 2022

 

 

This half term our topic is 
Just a few of the wonderful activities we have planned over this half term are;
Posting games
Post office and shop role play
Exchanging money
Matching coins
Recognising coins
Jolly postman sensory story- he delivers to 'people who help us' each week and we will explore these eg doctor, firefighter. 
Postman pat stories and videos
Learning makaton sign of the week linking to our topic.
Dough disco
Biscuit decorating
Counting songs and number activities
Turn taking games
Dressing up as postperson and delivering mail.
Purple mash and seesaw activities on the ipad
Stamping envelopes
Wrapping parcels
'Writing' letters and posting them

Please look at twitter where we will post weekly and seesaw where we post daily. 

Autumn 2 2021

 

After a very successful start to the school year we are now settled into our classroom and the school environment. We are familiar with our new routines. We are such a happy class and have a love for learning. We feel safe at school. 

We will be continuing to learn to use our communication books/boards and also be using makaton to sign new words as well as daily routine vocabulary. 

 

Our topic this half term is : 

This is an expressive arts focus topic with a touch of sparkle! 

 

Here are a few of the activities we have planned for the half term;

  • Sensory stories every week

  • Makaton signs - greetings, emotions, colours, shapes.

  • Clever hands (fine motor skills)

  • Home corner area play

  • Sand and water play

  • Music time- action songs, using instruments and exploring loud and quiet

  • Exploring letters, words, mark making materials we like. 

  • Exploring a range of art materials and textures.

  • Using mirrors and photographs to learn to recognise our faces.

  • Learning to recognise colours in a variety formats and areas.

  • Linking symbols/pictures to make choices.

  • Exploring the games on the i-pad.

  • Exploring early numeracy songs.

  • Counting games- matching, sorting, naming tailored to individual mathematical skills

  • Temperature- hot and cold

  • Size- small and big

  • Mathematical Language- number names, big/ little,  more/less, one more, all gone, small/big, hot/cold

  • Cooking activities

  • Bucket time - attention building skills

  • Enjoying our soft play and sensory room

  • Exploring cause and effect games on the interactive whiteboard

  • Dough disco with glitter dough

  • Singing songs and naming objects with the tap tap box.

  • Messy play- weekly exploration of different textures, temperatures, foods

  • Turn taking activities e.g pass the parcel

  • Painting through a variety of mediums

  • and finally using lots of glitter to make our classroom sparkle!

 
We will also be celebrating bonfire night/fireworks and Christmas with lots of art and craft activities, linked sensory stories and themed bucket time. 

 

Seesaw and Twitter

Keep an eye out for daily seesaw posts where we will share photos and activities of your child's learning in bluebell class. We will also be on our school twitter page  #MbBluebellclass

 

Please also check the school's weekly newsletters on our website home page for news, key events and dates. 

 

Below is the site for all the songs we sing in class

https://supersimple.com/super-simple-songs/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn 1 2021

 

We have had a busy but wonderful start to the new school year and are so proud of how well the children have settled into Bluebell class. We are getting to know our new environment, each other and learning how to be safe.

We are a very happy class smiley

 

Our topic this half term is 'Our Favourite Things'.

 

We will be exploring some of our favourite colours, foods, toys, hobbies and songs. 

We will be learning to use our communication books/boards and also be using makaton to sign new words as well as daily routine vocabulary.

Here are a few of the activities we have planned for the half term;

  • Sensory story- nursery rhymes ( Incy Wincy Spider, Rainbows, Humpty Dumpty, Old Macdonald Had a Farm, Miss Polly Had a Dolly, The Wheels on the Bus ) 

  • Makaton signs - greetings, emotions, colours.

  • Clever hands (fine motor skills)

  • Home corner area play

  • Sand and water play

  • Exploring letters, words, mark making materials we like. 

  • Exploring a range of art materials and textures.

    • Using mirrors and photographs to learn to recognise our faces. 

    • Learning to recognise colours in a variety formats and areas.

    • Linking symbols/pictures to make choices. 

    • Exploring the games on the i-pad.

    • Exploring early numeracy songs.

    • Counting games- matching, sorting, naming tailored to individual mathematical skills

    • Mathematical Language- number names, big/ little,  more/less, one more, all gone.

    • Cooking activities

    • Naming/sorting colours

    • Enjoying our soft play and sensory room

    • Singing songs and naming objects with the tap tap box.

 

Seesaw

Keep an eye out for daily seesaw posts where we will share photos and activities of your child's learning in bluebell class

 

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