Merry Christmas from Year 4

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We’ve had such a busy term in Year 4, it was lovely to have a fun day together on the last day. Although a few of us were away we had a great time! We wore our Christmas jumpers, had fun in class playing different Christmas games and we had a delicious Christmas lunch together.

A special visitor came to see us in the afternoon…that’s right, Santa found some time to come and visit Kings Monkton which was a lovely treat!

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We hope you all have a lovely holiday and we’ll see you again in January!

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Victorian Christmas Decorations

As part of our topic we learned about decorations that Victorians would have used for Christmas and what traditions we have thanks to the Victorians.

On our trip to Cardiff Castle we made a pine cone decoration and a Victorian style Christmas card. We found out that they would make peg dolls to hang on the tree as well as put nuts in bags as little presents. We also found out that Christmas crackers were invented thanks to Tom Smith during the Victorian times.

We decided to make some of these decorations ourselves to experience what it might be like for Victorians to make their own decorations rather than buying them from a shop like most of us do today. We had a great time making our decorations and we’re so proud of what we’ve produced.

This is the end of our Victorian topic. We have loved learning about the Victorians and we have found out so much about them. We have a lot to thank the Victorians for, especially for some of their wonderful inventions and Christmas trees!

5 Sentence Challenge Nivas

I can see  a snowman near the blue old car and the snowman is wearing a hat and a scarf.

The robin is on the big tree sitting on a branch and the robin is red and white and  brown.

There is a man and a lady holding nine presents and the man and the lady are wearing thick coats and warm boots.

A man is getting in the green expensive old car and the man is wearing a white shirt and a spotty black tie and a thick grey coat.

There is a blue car covered with thick cold snow and a lady is throwing snow balls at the blue car and there is a dog and a woman that is the owner of the dog behind the blue car covered with snow.

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5 Sentence Challenge Peyton

I can see a Christmas tree with snow and with coloured baubles.

There two blue cars and one green car parked on the slippery white road and there is a brown dog by the owner.

Two people are holding presents in their hands and the presents are different colours.

Boys are trying to get to somewhere to skid down a hill and one boy is sitting on the sled and the other is pulling it.

People are leaving different patterns and shapes on the frosty white road.

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