Jungle Boogie

Jungle Boogie

Down in the jungle where nobody goes there were lots of nursery children exploring animals this week! We have been learning the Animal Boogie, chasing after jungle animals that escaped, making jungle shakers and baking elephant cookies! The jungle animals have been...
Busy week in Maple and Laurel!

Busy week in Maple and Laurel!

It’s been a very busy week in Maple and Laurel this week. It’s also been an exciting week. Children in both classes who wanted to run for School Council had the opportunity to take part in an election campaign for themselves in class. The children who ran...
Exploring percussion instruments

Exploring percussion instruments

This week in music Reception have been introduced to a range of different percussion instruments including triangles, tambour, tambourine, bells, maracas and claves.  The children have been learning the names of the instruments and exploring different ways of playing...
Learning how to play the glockenspiel!

Learning how to play the glockenspiel!

This week in music we have enjoyed learning how to play the glockenspiel. We spoke about rhythm, beat, tempo and notes. We moved to music, sat down and listened with closed eyes. After listening, talking about the song and answering the questions together (using...