LO: To know the symbols and participants of a Baptism.
Refer back to last week’s lesson and the video we watched about Baptism and becoming part of God’s family in Church. Look at the presentation which shows the symbols and participants of a Baptism (have a white garment, water, oil, cross, picture of a font and a candle available to show children if possible from their own Baptism). Explain why we have these items and people present during a Baptism.
Complete the Baptism labelling sheet.
Look at pictures of own Baptism and look for the symbols and participants we have been learning about.
Topic 1. Who works when I am asleep?
LO: Talk about the lives of the people around them and their roles in society.
Show the children the 'People who work at night picture cards'. Ask them to describe what they can see in the pictures and what jobs are being done at night. Talk about why these people might work at night. Encourage the children to say which jobs they would like to do at night. Provide paper and pens for the children to draw and write a sentence about their favourite night time job.
Topic 2.Clean Teeth (Science Investigation)
LO: To know that brushing teeth twice a day helps keep them healthy.
Provide four hard-boiled eggs, plastic cups, egg cups, cola, fruit juice, sugary squash, water, toothbrushes and toothpaste. Submerge the eggs in plastic cups filled with each of the four liquids and leave them overnight. Encourage children to predict what might happen to the shell of each egg. The following day, take the eggs out of the liquids, place them in egg cups and explore what has happened to the shells. Allow the children to touch the shells so they can feel if the surfaces are different. Discuss what happened to the eggs and why. Explain that they are going to clean the eggs. They could then explore what happens if they just wash the eggs with water, compared to brushing with the toothbrush and toothpaste. Encourage the children to talk about why it is important to clean their teeth at night and in the morning.
Take pictures before and after of the eggs. Demonstrate how to brush our teeth correctly and take a photo of you doing this.
Topic 3.Is it soft? (Science: materials)
LO: to be able to sort materials and how they are similar and how they are different.
Display a range of materials and fabrics for the children to explore. These could include fur, cotton wool, felt, foil, sequin fabric, velvet, corduroy, leather, bubble wrap, foil ribbon, corrugated card, paper, hard plastic, sandpaper, metal, glass beads, feathers and wood. Invite the children to explore the materials and talk about how they feel. Introduce vocabulary, including hard, soft, smooth and rough. Encourage the children to explore the materials and sort them into two groups: soft and not soft. Support them to use the introduced vocabulary and explain their reasoning. For example, 'The sandpaper is not soft because it feels rough when I touch it.' Choose one of the 'Teddy Templates' and have a range of cut up fabrics and materials. Stick fabrics and materials onto their bear that they would like to feel on a teddy and talk about why they have chosen them.