Today is 'Taste-it Tuesday' and we are continuing our topic, celebrating children's abilities now that they are bigger and developing skills to become more independent.
My idea for today is to make home-made pizza using bread, instead of dough:
Language and Literacy
Talking to a child whilst engaged in a task, eg. cooking, is a great way to develop language.
Ask your child to tell you how you made your pizza so that you can write the recipe to use next time.
Help the children to remember the order in which you made the pizza.
Talk together- extending children's statements e.g.
Yesterday, we looked at adding by 'counting altogether'.
Today the 'Numberblocks' are adding 1 more:
Now we are talking about children growing bigger and getting ready for Reception, it is a good time for children to help to get dressed independently (if they are not doing this already).
Initially, it is easier to encourage children to help with dressing, in small ways e.g,
Have a great day