The children have really enjoyed writing their special letters to Father Christmas. Such an amazing experience adding to the magic of the season.

EYFS links-

Literacy- Writing- Distinguishes between the different marks they  make

Literacy- Writing- Writes own name and other things such as labels, captions

Personal, social and emotional development- Self-confidence and self-awareness- Confident to speak to others about own needs, wants, interests and opinions

Physical development- Moving and handling- Beginning to use three fingers (Tripod grip) to hold writing tools

Characteristics of effective learning-

Active learning- Enjoy achieving what they set out to do- Being proud of how they accomplished something, not just the end result

British values-

Individual liberty- Children’s self-confidence and self-awareness and people and communities.