11Jul
2018
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Years 2 Drilling!

The children learnt about how to use both palm drills and hand drills ready to drill the holes in their wooden pendents. They could use the palm drill independently or cooperate with a partner to use the hand drills. Once they had drilled their hole the children threaded their pendents with string ready to wear […]

11Jul
2018
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Year 2 using bow saws!

Year 2 children learnt about using hand tools safely in forest school to make wooden pendents. They had to cooperate when using the bow saw to cut a wooden disc. Then they decorated their wooden discs ready for drilling in the next lesson.

11Jul
2018
0

Sssssssuper Snakes in Year 1.

Year 1 used their previous knowledge and skill of using peelers to create some sssssuper snakes. They used the peelers safely to peel their pieces of Elder which was then cut into small pieces. The children then used metal pegs or sticks to push the pith through and then thread their pieces of Elder onto […]

09Jul
2018
0

Year1 clay animal faces!

Moving on from the previous weeks natural art work the children then used clay to create a chosen animal face. They had to think about what the animal looked like, it’s features and any marking it had too . They chose a tree and then got to work using different natural resources to create the […]

09Jul
2018
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Year 1 3D animals!

The children in Year 1 have been learning about different animals and also natural artists and coooperated in small groups to create their very own natural art in the form of 3D animals. They worked together to decide which animal they would like to create and then thought about the best natural resources they would […]

09Jul
2018
0

EYFS making mini beasts!

The children have been busy making their very own mini beasts using sticks, leaves, pipe cleaners and googly eyes too. The children had to decide which mini beast to make and choose the correct resources needed. They twisted the pipe cleaners, attached leaf wings with double sided tape and added googly eyes to complete their […]

02Jul
2018
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EYFS and mini beasts!

The children in EYFS have really enjoyed finding out lots about mini beasts and where they live. They became  mini beast hunters looking under logs, in leaves and under stones. Some of them were brave enough to pick some up for a closer look. The children practised moving like different mini beasts thinking carefully about […]

02Jul
2018
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EYFS forest School Fun!

The children in EYFS have been very busy this half term starting with a reading  and collection activity. The children had to in pairs ir small groups nd collect  variety items from their list, thee included snappy twigs, soggy soil and soft moss. Once they had found their items they placed them in their egg […]

25Jun
2018
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Yr1 camouflage

Year 1 have been learning about how different creatures use camouflage to survive in the wild. The children had to imagine they were birds looking for tasty worms ! They discovered the brightly colour worms were easier to find than the brown worms because of camouflage! They then went on to work in small groups […]

25Jun
2018
0

Year 2 Bug Hotel

Year 2 have been very scientific looking at the different habitats of mini beasts. They had to use their investigative skills to discover where different mini beasts liked to live best and record their findings. Using their findings they then worked in pairs and small groups to design micro habitats for a chosen mini beast […]

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