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I'm married to Tim (delivery driver and gorgeous musician), have 2 daughters, live on the south coast of the UK and have 1 aging cat (Hemmingway or Hemmy for short). I love reading, yoga, crafts, baking, daft old comedies, music and teaching.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

A post of few words

.... and quite a few pictures! Just some things we (April mostly) have been doing - collage giraffe, addition tables with gnomes (no, we don't do Waldorf but she loves the gnomes so I sort of adapted it for Montessori), picture card writing, map work .... and so on!

April chose a picture card from the basket, dictated a sentence to me which described it, I wrote it on the story paper and then she copied it and drew a picture.

 

 

Rosie - working with my common/proper/abstract/collective noun cards

 

These are Alphablocks - April adores the Alphablocks which are on the Cbeebies website so I printed off the colouring pages they have REALLY small and she coloured them in. Then I laminated and cut them out to use as a kind of moveable alphabet. I think I printed 2 sets.

 

Always save your sweetie wrappers - come in very handy for collage! We've got HUNDREDS from Christmas!

 

 

I made these happy chappies - cute no? :) I put them in a basket with a bag of "jewels" (beads!) to work out sums with

 

 

 

Put the beads to the left and right of the addition gnome (in this case 1 + 5) and then collect them up and move them to the other side of the equals king to get the answer.

 

 

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Categories: Crafts, Cultural, Language Arts, Maths
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