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Mr Gumpy's Outing

Who would you like to go on a boat trip with and why?

This week the children in Reception have been reading Mr Gumpy's Outing by John Burningham. Mr Gumpy is joined on his boat trip down the river by some children and some excitable animals who cause the journey to have a rather lively outcome! We have used this story to recreate a boat trip in our Maths learning this week. We have been using the term 'First, Then and Now' when we are doing addition sentences - for example: first 2 rabbits got on the boat, then 3 children, now there are 5 characters on the boat. We have also been using our phonic knowledge to write about which animals or children are joining us on our own boats. The children were only in for three days this week but have managed to complete a lot of activities.