Monthly Archives: April 2014
Year 2 were brilliant at stretching their noticing and collaboration muscles today. What I was really impressed about was how they were able to explain to me the skills they needed to do this. They told me that to be a good collaborator they had to work as a team. Some of the ways they … Continue reading
We have lots of trees in our woods, F2 have been noticing that there are lots of different trees, they are not all the same. Today we went on a leaf hunt to see if we could find out what different types of trees we have. Rowan was excited when he found a tree called … Continue reading
Have a look at the photos from this afternoon. Year 3 were stretching their noticing and collaboration muscles. W What did it feel like to be blindfolded? Was it scary? How did you feel when you were holding your hand out waiting for something to put an object on it? Were you worried about what … Continue reading
We talked lots today about Noticing Nigel. The children were able to tell me all of the different ways we notice things. They told me about looking at things, smelling things, tasting things. Can you think of other ways to stretch your noticing muscles? In the woods we found interesting objects and then played the … Continue reading
Year 6 showed excellent collaboration skills this morning. It was great to watch how they guided each other during the blindfold task. It was really interesting when we talked about whether it was more scary to be the guide or the blindfolded person. For the first time doing this activity some people explained how it … Continue reading
Thank you to the Dads who joined us on Friday for I’m a Dad get me in the woods. We had lots of fun when we found a message in a bottle. As we read it we found out it was from Pirate Pete, he told us he had hidden some treasure but had forgotten … Continue reading
Year 5 stretched their collaboration muscles today to carry out their challenges. Before starting the children explained how important communication was for collaboration. They told me how working together and talking to each other was needed, and that they would need to share ideas and help each other.
The children really stretched their noticing muscles this week in the woods. We saw lots of different things. Some things have been there since the winter, but there are some things that we have just started to see now it is spring time. Can you help us identify what these things are?
This afternoon we focused on stretching our noticing muscles, we collected interesting items and put them together on a tarpaulin. Then in groups we took turns to be blindfolded and feel one of the items. We had to see if we could pick the item out from the group when we took our blindfold off. … Continue reading