Our week in Nursery…

We have had great fun celebrating and learning about Diwali, Festival of Lights.

Our fine motor skills have been strengthened through moulding clay into a Diya lamp, chalking rangoli patterns on the ground to welcome visitors and designing mendhi patterns on our handprints. We have experimented with different types of media and materials: clay, chalk, pastels, charcoal, paint and a variety of paintbrushes to compare effects.

We have practised our listening skills in Phonics by copying Diwali celebration music on the outdoor sound wall and tapping out rhythms with a variety of beaters.

In Maths we used rangoli mats to copy, continue and create repeating patterns and revise our knowledge of 2d shapes.

Today we finished the week with a preparatory RE session for SHINE Week, discussing how important light is and creating our very own class candle!

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