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New to Reception

Discussion in 'Early Years' started by Jackieee, Jun 2, 2012.

  1. Hello, I have been working across LKS2 and I am starting a new school and moving to reception.

    I am going shopping and need advice about essential things to buy. How would you layout your dream classroom? Is there any books you would advise me to buy? (Teachers and Children's) And any advice generally would be greatly received.

    Thanks!!!!
     
  2. Hello, I have been working across LKS2 and I am starting a new school and moving to reception.

    I am going shopping and need advice about essential things to buy. How would you layout your dream classroom? Is there any books you would advise me to buy? (Teachers and Children's) And any advice generally would be greatly received.

    Thanks!!!!
     
  3. mehmetdan

    mehmetdan New commenter

    Try to buy open ended resources that will be flexible and have many uses. Things like sand, grit, pebbles, soil,shells have a multitude of uses. A small fish tank can be used for children to observe frog spawn or snails or even fish! Wooden building blocks can make animal enclosures, trains, pathways, seats, or anything the children can imagine really. Some builders trays are useful for keeping everything on the table or for containing an activity down on the floor. Rolls of lining wallpaper for drawing, painting, etc. Some lengths of guttering to roll cars down, or swish water down or plant seeds in. Cooking items which are not used for anything else. Flour, food colouring and oil to make play dough. Then there are the essentials such as glue, scissors, paper, card, pencils, paint, water.sand tray etc. The list could be endless but happy shopping.
     

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