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Adventurous CIRP

Posted by on May 19, 2014

I took a few different things to the woods today ready for CIRP, we had magnifying glasses, den making kits and clay. The children explored the woods and found a few different minibeasts. Can you remember what you found. As always Scott got busy tying knots. Everyone made a clay pot and used sticks to make patterns in them.
We found out today why I ask you to have your arms and legs covered in the woods. At this time of year there are lots of nettles growing – and they sting! We found out that dock leaves grow near to nettles and if you rub them on a nettle sting it makes it feel better.
We also tried lots of things at the fire circle. Look at the pictures to see some of the things we tried today.
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Everyone persevered with the fire steel and some managed to catch a spark on the cotton wool. How did it feel if you were able to make a flame?
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I made some nettle crisps today! I wasn’t keen but everyone else said they were nice. I wonder if you would like them?
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8 Responses to Adventurous CIRP

  1. Gage

    I had fun times at forest school on the fire we had some food because star brush

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    • gmilner

      I was surprised when you did taste the nettle crisps yesterday. I didn’t really like it.

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  2. Jamie

    I enjoyed doing forest schools

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    • gmilner

      You were really brave yesterday, I was really proud of you.

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  3. Scott

    And mack the dan and I mack the hammock but keep on off down. I like the food what we have nettle cris pop corn starburst and fist one the pop cern bont and Hot dilute and forests schools is the end.

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    • gmilner

      Did you really like the nettle crisps? Would you like them better if they were covered in chocolate?

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  4. Deon

    Lyndon found a bright green catapiler on a branch, and then we found a black spiky catapiler on the bench. I like catapiler
    Because they are interesting.

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    • gmilner

      You both stretched your noticing muscles yesterday. I like caterpillars too, you’re right they are interesting.

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