1S Handa’s Surprise

This week we are reading and learning the story of Handa’s Surprise.

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Today we immersed ourselves in the story by reading it, acting it out and trying the fruit from the story.

Take a look at the pictures of us acting out the story. Can you use them to tell someone at home the story? What happened to Handa on her journey? Do you think she knew where the fruit was going? Why was Handa so surprised at the end of the story?

After we had all joined in retelling the story, we had the opportunity to try the fruits from the story. What was your favourite fruit? Why? Were there any fruits that you didn’t like?

1S Growing

On Friday we were learning about bulbs. We watched a video explaining what bulbs are, how they grow and what we need to do to look after them.

The children were really excited to plant bulbs in our outside area that afternoon. The box was full of all different bulbs but we weren’t completely sure of which on was which. We decided that it would make for a nice surprise when they grow. We are hoping to have a planter full of bright and colourful daffodils, tulips, crocuses and hyacinths. Now we just have to be patient and wait until Spring to see the flowers grow and bloom.

Year 1 Home Learning

In Year 1 we have been thinking about our new topic ‘Paws, Claws and Roars’.

This week we read the story ‘Dinosaur Roar’. Tell an adult at home what you liked about this story. You can use the link below to watch the story again.

In this book you will find lots of opposites and rhymes. For your home learning this week think of as many opposites/rhymes that you can.

You can record them by drawing a picture, writing a sentence or sharing them with someone at home.

Also have a go at logging into my maths and numbots.

Chinese Ribbon Dancing

Today is the start of cultural week at Holbeach. In Year 1 we will be learning about the country of China and their culture.

This morning we had a ribbon dancing workshop. Last week we made out own ribbons and enjoyed using them to make lovely shapes. During the dance we became, mice, birds and even dinosaurs.

Take a look at the pictures below. There are also some videos of us putting our new moves to music.

1S Fruit Kebabs πŸ₯πŸπŸ‡πŸŒπŸŠ

Today we have been learning about ways to stay healthy. We talked about getting plenty of sleep, washing our hands, doing exercise and eating a balanced diet.

Then we designed our own fruit Kebabs.

This afternoon made and enjoyed our fruit Kebabs. First we had to prepare the fruit. Each group were responsible for preparing a fruit.

“I peeled the kiwi.” – Flavius

“I cut the pineapple, it felt juicy.” – Viyaan

“I cut the banana after I peeled it.” – Lilly

“We washed the grapes and then we cut them in half.” – Heidi

Once all the fruit had been prepared, we made our kebabs. Each of us chose the fruit we liked and enjoyed eating them after!

β€œAll of them were my favourite but my most fav was the pineapple because it was juicy and sweet.” – Alex

β€œ I chopped the pineapple and it was juicy. My favourite is banana.” – Jemimah

β€œMy favourite fruit was kiwi and it’s the first time I tried it.” – Luca  

β€œI had to peel the orange and then I had to break it into the slices and put them into the bowl. My favourite is the orange because it’s very juicy and sweet.” – Phoebe

β€œMy favourite fruit was all of them! The orange squirted when I peeled it.” – Ubed

β€œI liked the grapes and the banana on my fruit kebab because bananas are creamy and the grapes were sweet.” – Florence  

β€œWhen I tried the kiwi it was sweet and when I was cutting the grapes the juice squirted.” – Rihanah  

β€œMy favourite fruit was the kiwi and when I cut it, it was hard.” – Max  

β€œI liked the pineapple and the kiwi because it was my first time trying them and they were sour. I like the green grapes too.” – Samuel T

β€œPeel the skin of the orange and then break them up. These fruits made me hiccup.” – Eesa

β€œI liked the kiwi because it was sour.” – Ned