WriteDance

We have been practising our pencil grip and strengthening our core muscles using WriteDance at school in readiness for writing. We used big movements to draw circles and eights in the air with rainbow scarves, matching them to the music, before drawing them down on paper.

If you would like to help at home you could strengthen hand muscles by squeezing sponges at bath time, watering the garden with spray bottles or screwing up old newspaper in to tiny balls – don’t forget to use both hands!

All of our hand control activities help to develop a good pencil grip.

Counting and Numbers

We have been learning all about numbers and counting this week. We have found lots of different things to count at school. What can you find to count at home?

 

Don’t forget….. always move the objects when you count them so that you know when to stop! How many have you counted?

Pablo Picasso!

We have had fun learning all about the artist Pablo Picasso. We found out that he liked to paint faces by using lots of different colours. He also liked to mix up where the features go.

Gosling children decided to become Pablo Picasso themselves and made their own faces! Look how different we look!