This is a 7 week topic plan all about Africa. Each week is based around a question and the questions are attached so you can enlarge and display in the classroom. A topic web is also included to share with parents.
EY unit of work. Within the learning challenges for this topic the children will research and learn about nocturnal animas. They will explore their own feelings about the dark and discuss what it is like to be afraid and brave. The children will research animal homes and discuss how these compare to their own. Asking questions and research will be a key element of learning throughout all the challenges. The children will develop their art skills and represent the nocturnal animals using different media. Outdoor den making, using musical instruments, and retelling the story ‘Owl Babies’ story will also be key learning opportunities. There will also be an opportunity for the children to bake some nest cakes and follow cooking instructions, An educational visit to an owl centre could be planned for the final week and visits from people within the community who look after hedgehogs and bats could also be invited into the school.
A six week unit of work linked to questions. Questions attached so you can enlarge and display in the classroom. Activities and outcomes included. Lots of exciting ways to engage children in a Minibeast topic.
This is a unit of work based around winter and Big Bear, Little Bear. Included is weekly ideas based around questions. Topic web for parents, the story of Big Bear, Little Bear, shortened for children to retell and outdoor provision ideas.
EYFS - Literacy lesson plan x 8 weeks. Additional resources. Outdoor provision map. Topic overview for parents. Owl Babies story shortened. Weekly questions to enlarge and laminate to display in class. Reflection opportunity for RE display boards.
Five week unit of work based on Under the Sea. Activities and Outcomes included. Also weekly questions to enlarge and use in the classroom for display. In addition an overview for parents. An exciting way to engage children in the un der the sea topic.