Chicks in Reception Class

We have had a wonderful 2 weeks with our very special chicks, which were collected on Friday to go back to the farm. We have watched them develop from egg to chick, watching them hatch and then grow.

The children have learnt that not all off spring in nature survive and some are different (one had a poorly foot). We have watched some chicks peck at our poorly friend and talked about why animals or people are unkind to others simply because they are different or not as big or strong as others. We have learnt about and written about the life cycle of the chicks, their needs and their habits. We have watched them and simply played with them ...

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