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   18/11/19

 

 

Dear Reception

Where is the time going? Christmas is creeping up fast. We will start learning about the Christmas story this week and hopefully we will be able to put on a little Christmas Nativity for LP parents. Yet to be confirmed. Anyway we will definitely have Christingle at our local church and also our wonderful Carol evening at school.

I am so happy that you are all enjoying Forest school so much on Fridays. I plan to come in this week just to observe and see what fun you are having and learning.

Just a little reminder please about the correct uniform for sport and outside/indoor shoes essential as well. Thank you for your fruit contributions…. much appreciated by all the children

My email available at all times is  barbara.osullivan@meadowbrook.uk

See you tomorrow.

Barbara

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rough Guide & Reading Lists

Reading Lists
Some of my Choice or Children’s Favourites:- no special order of preference…. (one night story)
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.)

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