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# Cheeky Monkeys

Cheeky Monkeys, 13 January 2023

The children had a busy first week back from the holidays. We got straight into our Unit of Inquiry with a drawing activity to see what children know about what our World looks like. They used their prior knowledge to sketch out the Earth and coloured in the land and...

Cheeky Monkeys, Music and Drama, 13 January 2023

Responding to different musical cues, taking turns, and stopping one’s motion are all examples of practising inhibitory control. This important skill can be practised in this activity and in other activities we have played in class today. Inhibitory control is...

Cheeky Monkeys, Visual Arts, 13 January 2023

The Cheeky Monkeys children extended their knowledge and understanding of winter animals during their visual art lessons. First, they watched some penguin documentaries and observed the penguins’ physical features, main body parts, and habitats with their art teacher....

Cheeky Monkeys, Chess, 13 January 2023

The Cheeky Monkeys children extended their knowledge and understanding of the pawn chess piece during their chess lessons. They learned the pawn chess piece’s special ability, moving and capturing features, and value. They learned ‘The Pawn’ game and played one match...

Cheeky Monkeys, Music and Drama, 16 December 2022

In today’s lesson, the Cheeky Monkeys have learned that they can express their feelings through movement and identify the feelings music inspires in them. In this activity, we can explore together how major and minor tonalities can elicit different feelings and...

Cheeky Monkeys, Visual Arts, 16 December 2022

The Cheeky Monkeys children made ripped paper Christmas trees during their visual arts lessons. First, they painted the paper half green and half colourful with bright colours. Then, they ripped the painted paper into smaller sizes and glued the ripped paper pieces in...