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Summer 2021 - Gallery and Work


Reception Make, Bake, Create Club

The children enjoyed designing their own breakfast cereals this week.

From a selection of familiar cereals and dried fruits, the children created their own cereal recipe by scooping spoonfuls of different ingredients into one cereal packet.


We talked about what they eat for breakfast and how important it is that we have a good, healthy breakfast before school on a morning.

The children looked at lots of different cereal boxes and packaging, before coming up with some ideas of their own. We had ideas some great ideas for cereal names too. Rainbow Cereal, Sonic Cereal, Olaf Cereal, Superhero Cereal. The children even assembled their own cereal boxes from cuboid nets. They were looking forward to storing their cereal boxes alongside their cereals at home until they used them.

I am really looking forward to finding out what the children think of their new cereal creations! We might have invented a new brand!

Planting seeds

We have been planting seeds for our outdoor garden. We read a fact book on how to plant seeds and what seeds need in order to grow. We filled our pot with soil and planted the seeds. We remembered that the book we read said that seeds need sun and water to grow, we filled the watering can so we could water them and found a nice sunny spot to put them in. We are so excited for the seeds to sprout- hopefully the sun comes out to help them grow!