Dear Reception Class
Half term is almost upon us…what a short half of term this is!
Here is a little update, although I know your parents look at the weekly Parent Comms.
Please remember to bring in a photo of your house for Friday, for our science project on “Building materials”. I am happy to print if you email to me.
We have started our project on learning about famous artists during art lessons….look out for your work In the style of………displayed on the board.
We started the lessons with Vincent van Gogh…do bring your parents into the classroom to show them your replicas!
Please note the ‘Snack rota’ on the wall outside the cubby room and sign up as I know you love to prepare the daily snack.
See you all tomorrow.
Rough Guide & Reading Lists
Lost & Found — Oliver Jeffers
Alfie – Shirley Hughes (any of those)
Funny Bones – Allan & Janet Ahlberg
Borka – John Birmingham
The Odd Egg – Emily Gravett
Pigeon Pi – Meg Mclaren
George & the Dragon – Chris Wormell (anything by Chris Wormell)
Mrs Armitage – Quentin Blake (any by Quentin Blake)
Have you Seen Elephant – David Barrow
The Gruffalo – Julia Donaldson
Christopher Nibble – Charlotte Middleton
Book with No Pictures – B.J. Novak
The Day the Crayons Quit – Drew Daywalt/Oliver Jeffers
Aunt Amelia – Rebecca Cobb
Blue Penquin – Petr Horacek
Picture Books for Discussion – (Never underestimate Picture Books – they are suitable for all ages!)
Some of these books have little or no words but lots to talk about…
I am Henry Finch – Alexis Deacon/Viviane Schwarz
Chicken Clicking – Jeanne Willis/Tony Ross
Footpath Flowers – JonArno Lawson
Bee-&-Me – Alison Jay
Journey – Aaron Becker (First of 3 books)
Black Dog – Levi Pinfold
The Matchbox Diary – Paul Fleischman
I want my Hat back – Jon Klassen
Longer books to read with the children (Chapter books)
Enchanted Wood/The Magic Faraway Tree – Enid Blyton
Pooh Bear Stories -A.A.Milne (not all Children like this)
Dr Seuss Books
Any Classic Fairy Tales
The Giraffe, the Pelly and Me – Roald Dahl
Rabbit & Bear – Rabbit’s Bad Habits – Julian Gough (6+)*
Cave of Doom – Jonny Duddle
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – Ian Fleming (6+)*
(* Suggested age but I find younger children love these when read out loud.)
Malt Hill, Warfield, Berkshire, RG42 6JQ
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