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Little Squirts @ FBPS 2012

Little guys learning about big school
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Starting out!

Last updated 11 August 2012, 08:15 PM
Hi there.. We are the FBPS SQUIRTS! That means we haven't really started big school yet but every week we visit big school and spend the day with Mrs Howard and our new friends. Mrs Howard has created this blog so that we can start getting... Read more

Squirts know how to have fun!

Last updated 14 December 2012, 07:59 AM
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BeeBot Fun!

Last updated 08 December 2012, 07:48 AM
You'll never guess how clever we are! We can give directions to our little robot friends the Beebots and make them go where ever we want them to.... Bet you don't believe us so take a peek and see for yourself! Read more

Meeting Bentley!

Last updated 07 December 2012, 07:59 AM
Mrs Howard has a very special puppet friend named Bentley. He is a turtle and he is pretty shy. It takes him a while to get to know people but once he is comfortable with you, he becomes your friend. We met Bentley today and showed him lots of kindness and now... Read more

Learning with our parents.

Last updated 08 December 2012, 07:45 AM
Today at Squirts the mums, dads, Ivy and Annie helped us to laminate and cut out some very special number, dot and picture cards. Then we showed them how to match everything up and count and sequence them. Now we get to take them home and show the rest of... Read more

Something for mums and dads

Last updated 28 November 2012, 10:37 PM
Hi there mums, dads and families! As the time grows closer for your Little Squirts to start school, HERE is a link to the Department website about starting school. I hope you find it useful.... Read more

Playground Fun

Last updated 23 November 2012, 03:07 PM
On Tuesdays and Fridays when we stay at school all by ourselves we love to go to the playground and have fun with the rest of the school. This week we have been exploring the large foam climbing equipment. We can climb, jump and roll and it is heaps of... Read more

Clever drawings

Last updated 15 November 2012, 01:07 PM
Squirts have really enjoyed reading "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle. We have been learning lots about healthy foods, all types of yummy fruits and we are clever at remembering all the days of the week. We even had a try at drawing our very own... Read more

Lots to learn!

Last updated 14 November 2012, 03:24 PM
This is where you wash your hands! This is where you have a drink. Read more

Clever Art Works

Last updated 15 November 2012, 08:51 AM
Did you know that the hungry caterpillar ate so much food that he got really fat? He then made a cocoon around himself and fell asleep for 2 weeks. After two weeks, a beautiful butterfly hatched out of the cocoon. We created beautiful... Read more

Clever Jordon

Last updated 14 November 2012, 01:34 PM
We have been learning about numbers in Squirts. Jordon and his mum did some clever number work with the playdough today. Have a look.... Read more

Learning fast

Last updated 05 November 2012, 02:27 PM
In Squirts we have been learning lots of things we need to be able to do at big school. We are trying hard to learn to write our names by copying off the special cards Mrs Howard made. Every week we have a go at cutting, pasting and painting. We are also... Read more

Bubble Fun!

Last updated 05 November 2012, 01:51 PM
We just love blowing bubbles. We are getting very clever at blowing gently and creating very large bubbles. It's heaps of fun! Take a peek....     Read more

Ashton's creation

Last updated 05 November 2012, 01:20 PM
How many blocks do you think Ashton used to make this amazing creation? Read more

Making our own toothbrushes

Last updated 05 November 2012, 11:15 AM
After we had so much fun learning about caring for our teeth, we decided to make some pretty fancy toothbrushes.  What do you think? Will they do a good job at cleaning our teeth? Read more

Creating your own story

Last updated 30 October 2012, 03:09 PM
Hey mums and dads, Here is a clever website which helps children to use their imagination in order to create a story. They will need your help at first but after a few turns I'm sure they will enjoy it independently. Let me know how it goes! Read more

Our new story

Last updated 30 October 2012, 03:02 PM
Our new story this week is "The Very Hungry Caterpillar."   The author is Eric Carle and he is reading it in the youtube clip below. Enjoy!   Now here is a puppet show to watch about The... Read more

Brown Bear, Brown Bear. What do you see?

Last updated 22 October 2012, 01:51 PM
We have been reading a book about animals that are funny colours. It is called "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see?" The person who wrote it is Bill Martin. Watch the clip below and you will see and hear Bill reading the story. What is... Read more

A visit from the dentist.

Last updated 22 October 2012, 08:22 AM
Last Thursday, Julie from "Pacific Smiles" came to talk to us. She is a dentist. We talked about how to care for our teeth by brushing them, flossing them and eating healthy food. We had lots of fun pretending to be dentists and look after the puppets' teeth. ... Read more


Last updated 22 October 2012, 06:11 AM
This week we learned about shapes. Did you know that some shapes have straight sides and others have curved sides? Circles have curved sides and this helps them to roll. We had lots of fun sorting out all the shapes and then we made pictures with them. ... Read more

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