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The Saplings Planning Summer Term (2nd) 2018 – Medium Term 7 Weeks

Topic: Minibeasts

Week

Links to EYFS

Weekly Theme

Learning Objectives

Learning and play ideas to do at home.

Role Play

1

 4/6/18

Literacy

Repeats words or phrases from familiar stories (22-36m)

Listens to and joins in with stories and poems (30-50m)

Snails

To listen to the story of ‘The Snail and the Whale’.

 

To observe snails.

Look for snails in the environment.

Garden

2 11/6/18

Understanding the World

Notices detailed features of objects in their environment (22-36m)

Can talk about some of the things they have observed such as plants, animals, natural and found objects (30-50m)

Butterflies

Life cycle of a butterfly.

Look for pictures of different coloured butterflies on the internet.

Garden

3

18/6/18

Expressive Arts and Design

Joins in singing favourite songs (22-36m)

Sings a few familiar songs (30-50m)

Fathers Day / Spiders

Nursery rhyme ‘Incy Wincy Spider’

To recall and sing ‘Incy Wincy Spider’ with your child.

Garden Centre

4

25/6/18

Maths

Uses some language of quantities such as more or a lot (22-36m)

Shows an interest in number problems (30-50m)

Ladybirds

To count and match numbers to quantities.

Can you recognise any numbers in the environment?

Garden Centre

5

 2/7/18

Communication and Language

Uses a variety of questions (22-36m)

Questions why things happen and give explanations (30-50m)

Worms

To use language to obtain information ie simple questions like what, how, who?

Ask your child simple questions.

Green Grocers

6

9/7/18

Physical

Uses one-handed tools and equipment (30-50m)

Can usually manage washing and drying hands (30-50m)

Bees

To make honey flapjacks.

 

Homework – find out about the pollination process.

Farm shop.

7

16/7/18

 

Personal, Social and emotional

Responds to the feelings and wishes of others (22-36m)

Demonstrates friendly behaviour, initiating conversations and forming good relationships with peers (30-50m)

Party Week

To play in a group and respond to what others are saying and doing during party games.

To talk about the upcoming summer holidays.