Wednesday, 13 May 2009

Jack and the Beanstalk!

This half term we have been studying plant growth. Of course, the obvious literacy link is Jack and the Beanstalk, and we have milked that for all we are worth, to great effect.

The year 1 children have been learning the songs from a lovely musical play published by those fantastic people from Out Of The Ark, and today they did their first performance in family assembly (the second one is on Friday).

If you're a year 1 teacher, or even a year 2 or FS teacher, I would totally and utterly recommend it to you. Here's the link

http://www.outoftheark.co.uk/products/other-musicals/jack-and-the-beanstalk.html

Heard on the way back from Family Assembly from a FS child:
'I want to sing those songs next year when I'm in year 1'

You will, dear, indeed you will!!

Instead of a photo, here's an image of the front cover.
Honestly, it's great!!

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