Wow! day in Reception
As part of Wow Day and to introduce the new term's learning, the children looked at countries and the equator. They compared weather in the UK with foreign countries, pretended to be at the beach and showed an understanding of how to keep safe in the sun.
The class also talked about polar, temperate and tropical climate zones and which one our country goes into. They talked about what clothing people would need and how animals survive the focus was on cold places,. The class made an igloo using paper cups and marshmallows.
Reception are also learning about materials: discussing names, the feel, if they are similar or different. The children even had their own recycling centre where they sorted out different materials into groups before creating a poster about recycling and how we as people need to keep our environment clean and healthy.