The Unit for Autumn 2 is 'Birthday's' in Nursery and Reception.
The children will build on their understanding of celebrating birthdays at home and discuss how it feels to wait for their birthday to come.
They will learn about Advent being a time to waiting and preparing for the birthday of Jesus.
At the end of the unit:
Some children will begin to recognise the Christmas story.
Some children will begin to recognise that the Advent Wreath, the crib and other signs indicate the approach of Christmas.
Some children will begin to use and develop a vocabulary of religious words and phrases.
The vocabulary introduced:
Advent, wreath, Christmas, Jesus, Mary, Joseph, swaddling clothes, crib, manger.
Reception: Shepherds, Wise Men