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Welcome to class 3, the busy bumblebees! ๐Ÿ 

We all had quite a big shock when we came to school on Thursday! We think some of Santa’s elves came to decorate our classroom. We are so lucky! โค๏ธ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿผ๐ŸŽ„

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Missing all our lovely friends. Have a magical Christmas ๐ŸŽ„ 

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Christmas Selfie! ๐Ÿคณ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿผ

Congratulations Ruby for winning our fabulous class hamper ๐Ÿ˜†

We hope you enjoy our Sparkle and Shine performance. We have used our Bollywood dance moves to go with it! 
(we are missing our friends loads - take care everyone) โ˜บ๏ธโค๏ธ

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We are missing you all so much! Hope you are all keeping safe and we will see you soon heart

Write an email to Santa and wait for the instant reply! I wrote to him and had a reply very quickly.
Make sure you are practising your spelling when writing to him! 

https://www.emailsanta.com/email_santa.asp

Email from Santa!

Choose a country and research facts about how Christmas is celebrated there and what traditions they may have. 

Complete an elf profile! 

If you were an elf, what would you look like? What would your name be? What would your clothes look like? Age? What is your favourite part of being an elf?

Research and find out facts about how Christians celebrate Christmas. 

 

Why is Christmas celebrated on 25th December?

Why do we celebrate Christmas? 

Christmas traditions - why did they start and how are they celebrated?

Remember to add any other interesting information.

Please have a look and practise our Christmas song Sparkle and Shine. See if you can remember our fabulous dance to go with it! 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrP2_JjEfH4&ab_channel=MrTaylor

If your child is isolating, but well enough to complete activities - here are some ideas of what they could do.

Keep safe everyone smiley

Writing challenge! 

Remember all our tips and tricks we learned when writing letters. Use the success criteria to remind you. Try and make this your best letter yet! 

The elves are getting ready to help Father Christmas. Choose 3 colours. How many ways can you colour their outfits so that they all look different? Colour the hat, shirt and boots. 

If you cannot print the image, draw your own elves! 

 

How many ways can you colour these baubles? You can only use up to 3 colours and they must look different! 

Remember, if you can't print the image, draw themsmiley

Try these Christmas challenges, you can write the answers and workings out in your homework book.

You don't have to work it out in your head. 

Try to unscramble these festive anagrams! 

Continue completing Active Learn games!

Practise our money skills using the interactive games on Top marks! 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/money

Read the Nativity story, think and discuss why we celebrate Christmas

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/christmas/nativitystory.aspx

Last week we looked into Christmas in India.
Try creating one of those beautiful star paper lantern decorations! 
Follow these instructions and templates to help you. 

Design a class Christmas card (home task) 

Create their star headband/crown ready for their performance

Write a Christmas list, explaining why you deserve presents this year - what have you done? Have you been kind? Hardworking? Excellent behaviour? 

Make a list of presents they would like to buy for their family. You could make up the prices of each present and practise paying for them using coins. How much change would you need? 

Anti-bullying week 

UNITED AGAINST BULLYING 

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Brilliant examples of our persuasive letter writing to the carrots!

Fantastic posters, bendegedig!

We have been practising our still life drawing skills today!

We have been reinforcing our money skills, paying for vegetables with our focus this week on the anti bullying story โ€œThe Carrot Clubโ€ ๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿ’ท

Showing off our ODD SOCKS for anti-bullying week - understanding that we are all unique but all equal!

Children in Need 2020

Well done bumblebees for dressing up and donating money to Children in Need!

Our lovely house captains and school council have been announced from our anonymous vote!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ†

Remembrance Day 2020 โค๏ธ

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Our door beautifully decorated with Remembrance Day and Children in Need crafts!

Week beginning 02.11.2020 

Hope you all had a lovely half term and are keeping safe! Please have a look at these activities that you can complete this week smiley 

Keep safe bumblebees laugh

Write a Halloween acrostic poem using spooky adjectives, use this poem as an example and to remind yourself of acrostic poem characteristics!

Here are some adjectives to help you!

Write about Halloween in 2020 in your homework books, remember to use adjectives to improve your sentences smiley

What did you do? What was different? Who were you with? What did you dress up as? What was your favourite part? Did you enjoy? What games did you play? 

Keep practising number bonds, try and beat our class score! 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Try this place value game! Can you get to the 1000s? 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/place-value/place-value-charts

In your homework books, write about your half term. Remember to use capital letters and full stops correctly. Use commas where necessary. smiley

What did you do? Where did you go? Who were you with? Was it different to previous half terms? 

Remember, remember, the 5th of November, Gunpowder, treason and plot! 

In your homework books, write about your bonfire night or describe the 'perfect' bonfire night! 

Use appropriate adjectives when writing about bonfire night!

Write an acrostic poem about bonfire nightlaugh

 

Have a look at these examples to help you!

Brilliant teamwork today planning and building a cage to trap the tiger from the fantastic Indian folk tale we read last week.

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The boys worked so well as a team and were confident when explaining how they created this masterpiece! I am so proud of you all โ˜บ๏ธ

Our gorgeous library books have arrived! Letโ€™s learn more about our topic India ๐Ÿ˜†

Fantastic Bollywood dancing ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บ

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Enjoy the history of the Taj Mahal.

Excellent map work with Mrs Davies, learning about the location of cities and landmarks! ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Creating our wonderful posters about India using j2e on hwb ๐Ÿ˜Š

Weโ€™ve definitely got that Friday feeling! Have a fabulous weekend all โ˜บ๏ธ

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Fantastic number bonds with Mrs Davies ๐Ÿ˜

We have remembered our fantastic dance that Mrs Evans loved and taught us in class 2 last year! Thank you for teaching me and Mrs Davies! ๐Ÿ˜Š

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We have thoroughly enjoyed our first day back with lots of laughing and dancing! ๐Ÿ’ƒ ๐Ÿ•บ 

We have spent lots of time enjoying the outdoors, running around and catching up with our lovely friends.