Aliens in EYFS
Date: 21st May 2022 @ 7:44am
This term, we have been home to some alien eggs. Last week, we noticed that some of the eggs had started to crack. We kept them in a cozy nest and watched them carefully. To our surprise, the aliens hatched and we had a baby alien in the classroom. On Friday morning, we were surprised to find an alien spaceship in our sandpit! The children were very excited. At lunch time, the alien spaceship disappeared and they had taken their baby with them, but left the other eggs. The aliens left us a present of some rocket shaped biscuits as a thank you for looking after their babies.
The children were inspired by the alien experience and wrote letters, signs and painted pictures of them. They built houses for the aliens to live in and a rocket ship to follow the aliens to their home planet. We had lots of discussions about where the aliens came from, why the had left their eggs with us and where they are now. The children gathered all of the alien eggs together, put their letters to the aliens in with the eggs and left them in the sand pit for them to return to collect over the weekend.