Maths:- Counting in sequence from 0-30, Identifying numbers between 0-30, Learning even/odd numbers, Shapes, Colours, Telling the time (o'clock), Days/Months of the Year, Classifying and Sorting, Puzzles and Construction.Science:-Activities that focus on cause and effect, trial and error and problem solving i.e. Goop, Slime, Cooking, Water/Sand Play
Fine Motor:- Threading/Weaving, Hammer and Nails, Pegboards, Chalkboard drawing, Writing, PlaydohGross Motor:- Outdoor obstacle courses, Balance beams, Stepping stones, Stilt cups, Wheeled toys (Rollercoaster cars, Motorbikes, Pedal rollers, Scooters)
Language and Literacy: Stories, Tongue twisters, Rhymes, Singing multicultural/multilingual songs, Group discussions (Question Time), Letter identification, Alphabet phonics, Pre-writing skills (Writing our name and letters) and Show and Tell.
Bringing in our lunchboxes from November: This is created to teach the school leavers how to unwrap plastic wrappings on sandwiches, open poppers to avoid spilling drinks out of the carton. All these skills are necessary for a successful transition into Big School.
In the Butterflies Room we communicate using a wide range of methods, such as the noticeboard, daily journals, suggestion box, weekend slips, as well as, verbal interactions.