Kindy A-B

Term 4 Newsletter Thornlie

14 December 2021

OUR STEAM EXPERIENCES

THEME: UNDER THE SEA

LEARNING AREAS

  • SCIENCE
  • SOSE
  • LANGUAGE
  • DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
  • LITERACY
  • NUMERACY

EYLF OUTCOMES: Children contribute and are connected to their world

TOPIC IDEAS:

  • Water
  • Under the sea
  • The Oceans
  • Sea creatures
  • How water moves
  • Things that float on water
  • The Water Cycle
  • Looking at water being a solid, liquid or gas.

SCIENCE:

  • Ocean Bottles
  • Aquarium
  • Sea creatures

SENSORY PLAY : Play stations were set up with the different under the sea props and loose parts for children to manipulate and to create the different under the sea environments.

  • The ocean – Sea play
  • The Beach theme play
  • Sea creatures fishing
  • Real life Sea horse aquarium
  • Create an under the sea world

ART & CRAFT: Children created through painting pasting, cutting and picture making their art and craft under the sea images

  • Paper plate ocean with foam sea creatures, fish stickers
  • Paper cupcake jelly fish, paper cup octopus
  • The Rainbow Fish colouring and collage activity

DESIGN & TECH STEM PROJECT UNDERWATER THEMES: The children worked in groups to create their under the sea designs, through planning and creating.

  • Diorama
    Tissue Box Aquarium
    A miniature model of a world under the sea with sea creatures
  • Ocean Bottles
    An ocean in a bottle

ENGLISH LANGUAGE -STORY BOOK TIME, STORY BOARD

Viewing and listening to the stories: The Story of – The Rainbow Fish under the sea and the ocean picture books discussion session.

NUMERACY:

  • Counting sea creatures
  • Sorting sea creatures by size
  • Interactive counting under the sea games

Group Experiences: (Mat & Table Sessions)

  • Under the Sea floor puzzles
  • Sea creature snap game
  • Sea creature stencils
  • Felt board story board
  • Small sea creature puzzles
  • Picture making

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139 President Street, Kewdale WA 6105

Phone: 08) 9362 2100

Fax: (08) 9362 5810

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