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Macmillan Coffee Morning

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

We can give the money to poorly people then if they’re better they can sell it to the grown-ups and make the other people better (Lois, Age 3)

This week is Macmillan coffee morning. We thought about why we were raising money and why it is important to help other people.

What does selling mean? 

Tyler – You sell from shop

Lula – Get money

Millie – Sell something you want like eggs and sausages

What could we bake? 

Lillie – Biscuits, mummy and daddy use flour, butter, sugar and a bit of salt and they cut it and they bake it

Gracie – We can get ingredients

Tia – Teachers put them in oven coz kids fingers get burnt

Sophia – Invite mummy and daddy and Summer to get them

Why are we raising money? 

Lacey – For poorly people

Asaad – For medicine from the doctor

Lois – We can give the money to poorly people then if they’re better they can sell it to the grown-ups and make the other people better

 

First we thought about our ingredient list and recipe. We counted what we needed and used pictures to help make our recipe. Then we practised following recipes by making magic mixtures and counting out spoonfuls of sand and beads.

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Next it was time to go the shops, our parents came with us on a little trip to the shop and we followed our shopping list, chose ingredients and paid for what we needed.

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Then it was time to bake! We carefully followed our recipe to make cookies and baked them in the oven.

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Here is our cookie recipe…

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We hope that we have raised lots of money for a great cause. Thank you to all the parents who donated money and joined us on our trip to the shops, thank you!

 

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Muddy Puddles! (+video)

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Muddy Puddles! (+video)

Update – Our Muddy Puddle Walk raised an amazing £306.50!

Thank you for all your sponsors!

This week was our Muddy Puddle walk for Save the Children. Have a look at our video…

We went on a walk all around school, up and around the secret garden and around the new pitch at the top of our school, it was a long way for little legs!

On the way we looked out for Peppa Pig and his friends hiding all around.

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It was a lovely sunny day but we still wanted some puddles so when we got to the top of the hill we tipped out buckets of water and jumped in the mud!

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When we got back we raised even more money by having a bake sale for parents and teachers. We had lots of fun and raised money for a great cause.

How can you continue learning at home?

We have talked a lot about charity this week and how there are people who aren’t as lucky as us. Everybody really wanted to look after other people and thought about ways we can help people. There were lots of questions and ideas about how we can help others.

You could talk to your grown-up about what charity means

At home you could think about ways to help others like your family and friends

You could donate old toys or clothes you no longer want

You could go on your own walk to somewhere new

You could bake buns or cakes at home

Click here to find out more about the Muddy Puddles Event and Save the Children.

Fairtrade Bake Off (for Sport Relief)

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Fairtrade Bake Off (for Sport Relief)

We had lots of fun baking for Fairtrade week. We sold our baking to our parents and the adults in school and raised an amazing £82 for Sport Relief.

The children were in charge of choosing what to bake, baking, washing up, selling some of the baking, making a banner and even helped to count the money!

We baked brownies, chocolate cake and coffee buns, a huge thank you to everybody who bought our creations, we hope you enjoyed them!

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We learnt what the word charity meant and why we might raise money to help other people.

Ella – we been raising money for charity, for people who aren’t as lucky as us

We talked about how some people might not be very well, how they might not have warm clothes, homes or families.

What might people need?

Jayden – medicine

Jessica – shoes

Eviee – sleeping bags

Kian – buy people scarves and gloves

Amelia – buy food

Rehan – hats

Theo – coats

Evie – mummies and daddies

 

 

Red Nose Day

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We have been having lots of fun today for Red Nose Day.

Earlier in the week we talked about Red Nose Day, what charity means and why we might raise money for other people.

We thought about how lucky we were and all the things we had and thought about the people who do have these things.

The children came to school dressed in red with their faces painted and their red noses on.

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Outside the children went on a hunt for red noses! They managed to find all ten, counted them up before hiding them again for the rest of the children to find!

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The children also came in with donations, thank you to everyone who has got involved today and helped us raise money for Comic Relief.

Chatterbox Challenge and Story Telling Workshop

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Yesterday we had a very special workshop with our parents and carers.

We took part in I CAN’s Chatterbox Challenge. I CAN is a children’s communication charity, supporting children with communication difficulties and their families. This year’s Chatterbox Challenge was Garden Adventures with Ben and Holly. The children had songs and rhymes to learn at home with their families and they collected sponsorship money to sing their songs. We then performed the songs for our parent’s and carers. All the money raised will go towards supporting the I CAN charity and their important work.

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As well as our Chatterbox Challenge we also had our story telling workshop. The children have been learning the story of the Three Little Pigs. In Nursery we focused on the repeating words in the story and in Reception the children learnt the whole story! The children used Makaton signs to help them remember and retell the story and did a great job!

When we got back to the classroom we made cone puppets for the story of the Three Little Pigs and took home copies of the story and the actions.

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We had lots of fun at our workshop and would like to say a big thank you to all the parents for learning the songs at home with your children and coming to the workshop.

We will be learning a different story every half term to support children’s communication. All the work you do at home, reading stories and learning songs gives your children a big help in their communication skills.

Thank you and hope to see you at our next workshop ! 🙂