All creatures great and small
Our new topic is 'All creatures great and small' and this week we have started to think about all the creatures we know. We have talked about what animals we keep as pets and what would be a really bad idea to keep as a pet.
We read the book 'Dear Zoo' and had a go at writing our own versions of the story.
We have started clearing our garden outside ready for some new plants. The strawberries and mint are doing really well and the potatoes have started to grow. Over the next few weeks we hope to plant some more vegetables.
Step into Spring
Today we completed a sponsored run around school, raising money for Mary Steven's Hospice. We warmed up on the playground then ran around the whole school 4 times. The course was a quarter of a mile long so we all ran (or walked) a mile in total. We hope we raise lots of money for a really good cause.
At Forest School we have been looking for all creatures - great and small. We found lots of minibeasts, including a black ladybird. Some of the children think they might be poisonous so we will research that when we come back to school.
Some of the children used the litter pickers to collect the rubbish from around the site.
Some of the children made some animal models out of the wooden blocks. Can you spot the giraffe and the unicorn?
We have been doubling numbers this week using dice to generate numbers. We used blocks to count carefully.
A huge thank you to Mr Taylor our site manager who has made us our new music wall. We love it!
Bishops Wood Trip
We had a fantastic day today at Bishops Wood. We learnt about the life cycle of a butterfly and heard the story of Katy the caterpillar. We looked for caterpillars outside, found minibeasts in the woods and used the nets to look for minibeasts in the long grass. We even did some pond dipping! Have a look at our funny glasses. They let us look at the world like a bumble bee.