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Spring 2 Growing and minibeasts

Our topic for this half term is 'Growing and minibeasts.'

Within this topic we will enquire into: 

  • The great outdoors 
  • Planting and animals in our surrounding natural environment 
  • Planting seeds 
  • Life cycles 


Our key questions for this half term are:

  • How do we care for the natural world around us? 
  • What plants/animals can you see outside? Can you describe them?
  • What do plants need to grow?


Our key texts for this half term are:

  • Jack and the beanstalk 
  • The sleepy bumblebee 


Our core rhymes for this half term are:

  • 10 in the bed 
  • The grand old duke of York 


Hook/Wow moments 

  • Planting seeds/bulbs 
  • Life cycle of a frog 
  • Minibeast hunt