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Carpet Sessions 08/01/21

* Introduction of 'The Train Ride' - the Story Map, Model Text and a video of us telling the story along with the actions has been posted to Seesaw.

We shall be creating our own large class story map to use when retelling the story.


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'The Train Ride' singing story.

Illustrations © 1995 Stephen LambertText © 1995 June CrebbinFrom THE TRAIN RIDE by June Crebbin, Illustrated by Stephen LambertWalker Books Ltd, London SE11 ...

CBeebies | Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) | Zodiac Story.

Discussion - How would you feel if you were the cat/ox? Did any of the animals give up? Think: Have you ever been in a race? What does it feel like when you win or when you try your best? How does it feel if you came last?

The story of 'The Hare and the Tortoise' and learning I can keep trying until I can do something.

* Phonics - Letters and Sounds,  Aspect 6 – voice sounds:

Purpose: To talk about the different sounds that we can make with our voices


Watch my sound

Provide small mirrors for the children to observe their faces, lips, teeth and tongue as they make different speech sounds and experiment with their voices.


For example:-


‘brrrrr’ ‘mamamamama’ ‘shhhh’


Encourage the children to suggest new sounds to try.

Make a megaphone from rolled up card & tape.  Do they sound any different using the megaphone?

Phase 1 Phonics with Maddison and Felix - Voice Sounds

Learn about using our voices, and recognising voice sounds with Maddison in this new phase 1 phonics lesson! This educational video is packed full of fun edu...

Where's the Monkey?

Using the song to learn positional language. We hid our own teddy Monkey in different positions around the classroom and used positional language to describe where he was.