Before half term we had a wonderful trip to Leighton Hall. We explored the forest, foraged for dandelion flowers, whittled some sticks, planted some beans and enjoyed playing in their wonderful outside classroom. We all felt rejuvenated and refreshed after spending a day in such beautiful…
Our science topic is plants this half term. We decided to use our senses to explore the different parts of a flower. We created detailed observational drawings of some common flowers. We then labelled them to create a labelled diagram.
In DT we were set the challenge of creating a purse to collect shells from the beach.
We learnt how to thread a needle and perform a running stitch. We first practiced on a prototype (a butterfly with ready made holes). Then we cut out templates out of felt to create our end product.
During science week chose to focus on animals. We had various visits from our animal friends.
Today we had a visit from Humphrey the tortoise. We drew detailed sketches of his shell as it has lots of different colours and patterns on it. We also learnt some facts about…
We love our Monday afternoons in the forest. We love being out in the fresh air surrounded by nature.
There is always lots of get our teeth stuck into. We build dens, create mud soup, swing from the rope swing, work collaboratively and listen to the birds