The children have talked about their experience and feelings about waiting. They have been encouraged say what they wonder about waiting. The children have asked and responded to questions about their own and others’ experiences and feelings of waiting.
The children have recognised that Advent is a time of waiting to celebrate Jesus at Christmas and could recognise the Advent wreath, calendar, the colour purple and the Crib as religious signs and symbols. The children can use some religious words and phrases about Advent and waiting.
Some children can retell the story of the birth of Jesus and use religious words and phrases to describe some religious traditions and symbols of Advent and Christmas.
The children have been learning about the love and care shown in the family.
The children have talked about their experience and feelings about the roles of people within families.
The children have been learning about God’s love and care for every family.
The children have recognised and retold some stories and psalms which reveal God’s love and care and have talked about Jesus’ childhood.